brass

21 January 2016 / By: rmmcia

Brass properties

Brass is an alloy composed mainly by copper and zinc, in approximate proportion of 60% of copper and 40% of zinc. Brass is a very versatile alloy as per its properties. When manufacturing our accessories and brass fittings we use brass of certified quality and under European regulations, such as EN 12165 CW617N, which is the one normally used for hot forging products.Brass stands out for its multiple properties, like the following:1/ Mechanical:- suitable for surface treatments, it acc...

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15 December 2015 / By: rmmcia

Brass hot forging

What is brass hot forging?   Brass hot forging or hot stamping consists in deforming a brass bar previously exposed to temperature, then subject to the pressure of two moulds giving it shape. It is one of the oldest metal works processes, by around 8000 b.C. it was already used for obtaining tools, jewellery… hammering on the metal by using stone tools.The two metallurgic parameters to be taken into account at hot stamping are brass composition and temperature.Considering bra...

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17 November 2015 / By: rmmcia

Copper industry recycling

Resources of the planet Earth are not unlimited. We know it, but the present way of life with a fast growth of consuming together with the raise of population invite us to a reflexion about how we can contribute to the planet sustainability.Authorities all over the world are aware of it, they are conscious of the need of putting the brakes on this process. After legislating about industrial emissions and the greenhouse effect, European Commission proposed later on the application of me...

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28 October 2015 / By: rmmcia

Metal compatibility: galvanic corrosion

Metal compatibility: galvanic corrosion.Sometimes it may have raised doubts about the use of brass accessories together with other metal pipes, for the possible harmful effects on the installation. An effect that may occur is a corrosion known as galvanic corrosion, which may happen with the contact of two dissimilar metals in the presence of an electrolyte or conductive media, such as water.But what is the galvanic corrosion exactly? Within a conductive solution, two metals of enough...

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05 February 2015 / By: rmmcia

Commitment with ecology and recycling

Commitment with ecology and recyclingWe at Rafael Marquez Moro y Cia, SA, are aware of the importance of environmental responsibility, both as manufacturers as well as consumers and users of industrial products.Since the second half of the twentieth century, during the space race and missions to the moon, we began to receive and enjoy wonderful pictures of Earth from space, powerful pictures that helped to develop more strongly than ever the awareness of finiteness of our planet and th...

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14 February 2014 / By: rmmcia

Irrigation and garden accessories for the professional and the amateur.

Irrigation and garden accessories: solutions in brass for the professional and the amateur.Rafael Marquez Moro y Cia., presents its range of brass taps and accessories for irrigation and garden works. Brass bibcocks, hose connection fittings and hose spray nozzles simple or with various effects. Brass, robust material with high resistance to corrosion and extreme temperatures ensure high durability and capacity for regular use. An ideal solution for irrigation and garden both for the a...

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20 December 2013 / By: rmmcia

Materials in contact with drinking water: state of the European legislation

Materials in contact with drinking water: state of the European legislation on water quality for human consumption. Impact on brass alloys and materials with lead. The European regulations concerning the quality of water intended for human consumption, directive 98/83/EC provides that from December 2013 the maximum permissible lead content in European drinking water should be 10 micrograms per litre. We were actually in a transitional regime that allowed up to 25 micrograms per li...

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11 November 2013 / By: rmmcia

Design and manufacture of accessories and brass fittings by rmmcia

Solutions in brass for fluids: design and manufacture of accessories and brass fittings for conveyance of air, water and gas by Rafael Márquez Moro and Cía., S.A.The fittings and brass fittings are a key element in the construction and assembly of piping systems and fluid distribution, whether gas, water, air or other. That is why in Rafael Márquez Moro y Cia, we put our large experience as manufacturers of brass fittings, taps and valves for water and gas at the benefit of our custome...

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18 March 2013 / By: rmmcia

rmmcia at ISH 2013 (Frankfurt)

Rafael Marquez Moro y Cia., S.A. has been from 12 to 16 March at the ISH 2013 trade fair held in Frankfurt (Germany). One of the most important trade fairs worldwide with more than 2000 exhibitors and several pavilions prepared for the event at the Messe Frankfurt exhibition centre. In this show you could find bathroom and sanitary equipment, building and energy sector as well as products and services related to air conditioning technology and renewable energies. The largest group of v...

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07 June 2013 / By: rmmcia

rmmcia at Subcon 2013 (Birmingham)

Rafael Marquez Moro y Cia., S.A. has been from 3th to 6th June at the industrial fair Subcon 2013, held at the National Exposition Center (NEC) in Birmingham (England), located next to the international airport. There were more than 250 exhibitors dedicated to industrial manufacturing in the fields of casting, forging and machining, with the presence of local and international companies with a section on advanced manufacturing. We were part of a representation of several spanish compan...

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