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" This is strikingly shown in an alloy called the " fusible metal," which is composed of 8 parts of bismuth, 5 of lead, and 3 of tin, and melts at 203° F. "
A Handbook of Inorganic Chemistry: Being a New and Greatly Enlarged Edition ... - Página 262
por William Gregory - 1853 - 291 páginas
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An Outline of Mineralogy and Geology,: Intended for the Use of Those who May ...

William Phillips - 1816 - 192 páginas
...metals. Tin and bismuth arc two of the most fusible metals.. The fusible-metal of Sir Isaac Newton, is composed of 8 parts of bismuth, 5 of lead, and 3 of tin ; when this is thrown into water, and heat applied, it melts a little before the water has reached...
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An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy: Including Some ...

William Phillips - 1818 - 246 páginas
...metals. Tin und bismuth are two of the most fusible metals. The fusible metal of Sir Isaac Newton, is composed of 8 parts of bismuth, 5 of lead, and 3 of tin; when this is thrown in* Native Bifmuth in brilliant plates, interfperfed through a'- rein of quartz,...
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An essay on the origin and progress of stereotype printing

Thomas Hodgson (of Newcastle.) - 1820 - 178 páginas
...gives the following instructions for the preparation of this alloy : — The compound should be formed of 8 parts of bismuth, 5 of lead, and 3 of tin. Fuse the bismuth, cover it with resin or suet, and heat the whole rather strongly ; add the lead, stir...
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An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy: Comprising Some ...

William Phillips - 1823 - 406 páginas
...metals. Tin and bismuth are two of the most fusible metals. The fusible metal of Sir Isaac Newton, is composed of 8 parts of bismuth, 5 of lead, and 3 of tin ; when this is thrown into water and heat applied, it melts a little before the water has reached the...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volumen1

1824
...remarkable for their fusibility. With gold, platinum, and silver, it forms brittle compounds. A compound of 8 parts of bismuth, 5 of lead, and 3 of tin, liquifies at 212°; it is called fusible metal. The addition of 1 part of quicksilver renders it yet...
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Chemical Manipulation: Being Instructions to Students in Chemistry, on the ...

Michael Faraday - 1827 - 646 páginas
...242. For temperatures from 212° and upwards, fusible metal answers the purpose admirably. It consists of 8 parts of bismuth, 5 of lead, and 3 of tin, fused together. It melts at a beat below 212°, and will bear a red or even white heat without evolving...
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Natural Philosophy: With an Explanation of Scientific Terms, and ..., Volumen4

1829
...remarkable fusibility. On this account it is much used for the composition of soft sulders. A mixture of 8 parts of bismuth, 5 of lead, and 3 of tin, forms an alloy, which melts below the temperature at which water boils, and is known by the name of...
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volumen4

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - 1830
...more equally effected by sand, or, what is still better, in hot oil, or fusible mixture, consisting of 8 parts of bismuth, 5 of lead and 3 of tin ; a thermometer being placed in the liquid at the time the razors are immersed, for the purpose of...
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An introduction to mineralogy: founded on the chemical composition of ...

Charles Moxon - 1838 - 78 páginas
...reddish-white colour, very brittle, and easily fusible — (from experiments made by Sir Isaac Newton, an alloy of 8 parts of bismuth, 5 of lead, and 3 of tin, melts in water below he boiling point). It is fo und pure, and also with sulphur. It is used in several...
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Library of Useful Knowledge: Natural philosophy, Volumen4

1838
...remarkable fusibility. On this account it is much used for the composition of soft solders. A mixture of 8 parts of bismuth, 5 of lead, and 3 of tin, forms an alloy, which melts below the temperature at which water boils, and is known by the name of...
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