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ID: 300010946

 

Record Type: concept
brass (alloy) (copper alloy, <copper and copper alloy>, ... Materials (Hierarchy Name))

 

Note: Alloy of copper and zinc, usually with copper as the major alloying element and zinc up to 40% by weight.
 
Terms:
brass (alloy) (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,N)
copper-zinc alloy (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
messing (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
geelkoper (C,U,Dutch,UF,U,U)
laiton (C,U,French-P,D,U,N)
ottone (C,U,Italian-P,D,U,U)
latón (aleación) (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,U)
azófar (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (Hierarchy Name)
.... Materials (Hierarchy Name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (matter)
........ materials (matter) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by composition>
............ <materials by composition> (G)
Hierarchy of inorganic material
................ inorganic material (G)
Hierarchy of metal
.................... metal (G)
Hierarchy of <metal by composition or origin>
........................ <metal by composition or origin> (G)
Hierarchy of nonferrous metal
............................ nonferrous metal (G)
Hierarchy of <copper and copper alloy>
................................ <copper and copper alloy> (G)
Hierarchy of copper alloy
.................................... copper alloy (G)
Hierarchy of brass (alloy)
........................................ brass (alloy) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Een legering van koper en zink, meestal met koper als het voornaamste element en met zink als maximaal 40% van het gewicht. 
Spanish ..... Aleación de cobre y zinc, habitualmente con cobre como principal elemento de la aleación y con zinc hasta 40% del peso. 

Related concepts:
constituent of ....  hard solder
..........................  (inorganic adhesive, <adhesive by composition or origin>, ... Materials (Hierarchy Name)) [300161511]
material for ....  brasswork (visual works)
......................  (metalwork (visual works), <visual works by material or technique>, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name)) [300044016]
used by ....  braziers (metalworkers)
............  (<metalworkers by type of metal>, metalworkers, ... People) [300025315]

Sources and Contributors:
azófar............  [CDBP-DIBAM]
.................  Fleming y Honour, Diccionario de Artes Decorativas (1987) 53
brass (alloy)............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
..........................  AATA database (2002-) 121213 checked 26 January 2012
..........................  Avery Index (1963-) brass
..........................  Brady and Clauser, Materials Handbook (1977) 106; brass
..........................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-) brass
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..........................  Mayer, Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques (1969) 44; brass
..........................  National Museum of American Art, Media Thesaurus (1980s) brass
..........................  RILA, Subject Headings (1975-1990) brass
..........................  Scott, Metallography and Microstructure (1991) GLOS; brass
copper-zinc alloy............  [VP]
................................  Personal Communication Tom Chase, Conservator, Freer Gallery of Art, 1/93.
geelkoper............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
laiton............  [CHIN Preferred, VP]
.................  CHIN database (1988-)
latón (aleación)............  [CDBP-DIBAM Preferred]
.............................  Malgorn, Diccionario Técnico (1996) 327
.............................  Rico y Martínez, Diccionario Técnico Akal de conservación y restauración de bienes culturales, español-alemán-inglés-italiano-francés (2003) 126
messing............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
ottone............  [ICCD Preferred]
.................  ICCD database (1988-)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-DIBAM, CHIN, GCI, ICCD, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AATA database (2002-) 121213 checked 26 January 2012
............  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-) copper-zinc alloys
............  CHIN database (1988-)
............  Polytechnisch woordenboek En-Ne (1991)
............  RIBA, Architectural Keywords (1982) Monuments and memorials: Brasses
............  RILA, Subject Headings (1975-1990) precoor.; Gothic brass; Medieval brass; Romanesque brass
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Scott, Metallography and Microstructure (1991)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Polytechnisch woordenboek En-Ne (1991)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-DIBAM]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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