prototyping metals

Prototyping Materials. How do you decide what metal to use?

Prototyping materials like aluminum, stainless steel, beryllium copper, cold-rolled steel, phosphor bronze, titanium, 17-7 Ph, inconel, and monel are just some of the common choices stocked at metal service centers. So which is best for the application ? Now you have to decide what temper you need. Soft, 1/4 hard, half hard, hard, spring temper …

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