Analysis of the origin of the hardware for you the further application of the metal, for human civilization played an important role in the development of social history.
Metal products, in the economic life, political life, and military activities.
Such as zhejiang yongkang, since ancient times known as the best work of the township, hardware handicraft industry but also has a long history.
Since the southern song dynasty is in yongkang coppersmith, crisscrossed the blacksmith, going out to make a living, in the history of hardware craftsman go four party, the government to scrap the county from kang said.
Hardware, is refers to the five kind of metal.
Hardware the word first appeared in four 'he lu transfer conditions' in 'wu yue chun qiu' : I hear the cause make five o ye zi made sword, lu the a light, and the hardware of the British, the essence of the sun.
According to 'han shihuozhi' of gold, knife, turtle, Mr;
Note: gold, refers to gold and five colours, yue golden yellow, white, silver, red, copper, lead qing, yue, yue iron black.
'Modern Chinese dictionary' explains: hardware, gold, silver, copper, iron, tin, referring to the metal.
Now the hardware used for metal or copper iron and other products.
History into the modern industrial society, metal -
Metal products industry is booming, the hardware industry in the national economic development plays an inestimable role, hardware products have become industrial manufacturing indispensable link of an industry.
In the National Bureau of Statistics of the national economy industry classification, manufacturing is third in line to kinds of industries.
Including: the manufacture of the livelihood, such as: agricultural and sideline products, food and beverage, tobacco, textile and garment, leather, wood furniture, printing and style supplies and pharmaceutical manufacturing, etc. ;
Production manufacturing, such as petrochemical, chemical fiber, rubber, plastic, non-metallic products manufacturing, metal smelting and processing, metal products manufacturing, general equipment manufacturing, special equipment manufacturing industry, as well as the transportation equipment manufacturing, electrical equipment, communications, electronics, etc.
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