re metal

hi
its very smooth very shiney and heavy
it seems more bright than stainless
i know this hasnt narrowed it down at all
is there any tests i could do to help identify
TIA
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1. Spark it on a grinding wheel nd note the color, shape and qty of sparks. 2. Touch it to a magnet. 3. Touch it with a file.

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You can get a few more clues by finding out if it is magnetic, measure its specific gravity, see what kind of sparks it generates when pressed against a grinding wheel. These are all pretty easy to do.
Dan

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And remember that the magnet test is not a yes or no regarding sst.
mj
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Here's a really nice mystery metal Identification tree: http://www.aussieweld.com.au/arcwelding/page14/page14.htm
Just follow the steps as outlined.
Its part a a good FAQ on welding.
Karl
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