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Flashcards in Alloys Deck (10):
1

What is Brass?

Hard yellow metal
65% copper, 35% zinc
Often cast, machined and chromium plated

2

What are the uses of Brass?

Decorative Metal Work eg. door handles, candlesticks
Plumbing accessories

3

What is Guilding Metal?

85% Copper 15% Zinc
Darker than Brass

4

What are the uses of Guilding Metal?

Architectural Metal
Jewellery
Sheet metal sculptures

5

What is Pewter?

Lead free
Easily cast
92% Tin, 6% Antimony, 2% Copper

6

What are the uses of Pewter?

Drinking Tankards
Jewellery
Picture Frames
Decorative Gifts

7

What is Casting Alloy?

Mainly Aluminium with 3% Copper, 5% Silicon
Looks like Pure Aluminium

8

What are the uses of Casting Alloy?

Sand Casting
Die casting engine components eg. Motorcycles

9

What is Duralimin?

Aluminium Alloy
Nearly as strong as Steel but much lighter
Mainly Aluminium, 4% Copper, 1% Manganese and Magnesium

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What are the uses of Duralimin?

Aircraft Bodies
Cars
Door Handles