Birmabright is a trade name of the former Birmetals Co. (Birmabright works in Clapgate Lane, Quinton,
Birmingham, UK) for various types of lightweight sheet metal in an alloyof aluminiumand magnesium. The BB2 is one example, of which equivalent specifications are British standard NS4, American 5251 and ISOdesignation AlMg2.
Birmabright is best known as the material used in the body of the
Land Roverand other classic British vehicles. An early use in the 1930s was for the bodywork of the land speed recordcar, Thunderbolt.
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