The matrices thus obtained were in like manner impressed on a fusible metal, which melted at a lower temperature than the lead.
fusible metal may be allowed to cool in a teacup until just ready to set at the edges, and then poured into the moulds.
Many alloys are also active, pewter and fusible metal being two of them, and curiously some brasses are, while others are not.
Similarly a bell of fusible metal at −182 C. gives a distinct metallic ring when struck.
These caps cannot remain on after the fusible metal melts, if there is the least force of water.
The pencils for asses skin books and prepared paper are tipped with fusible metal.
This is practically one form of Rose's fusible metal with 15 per cent mercury added.
It was also found that fusible metal either stuck to or contracted upon clean quartz so as to make a firm joint.