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From: (Don Wilkins)
Newsgroups: rec.crafts.metalworking
Subject: Re: Molten Metal
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 1999 01:04:07 GMT

On Sun, 18 Apr 1999 09:23:18 -0700, "You Can Kiss My Glass"
<> wrote:

>K wizards its me again
>This time I'm wondering what would be the least expensive metal that melts
>under say 1000F and can get to 1300F or so without doing anything weird like
>boiling or becoming highly toxic. It would be best if this metal could be
>remelted repeatedly without problem.


 No alloy complications, not particularly reactive, melts at ~450 F
and boils at over 4000 degrees F.

You want one with a longer liquid range take gallium but it is a bit
more pricey and a bit more reactive.

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