Flashcards in Alloys Deck (10):
What is Brass?
Hard yellow metal
65% copper, 35% zinc
Often cast, machined and chromium plated
What are the uses of Brass?
Decorative Metal Work eg. door handles, candlesticks
What is Guilding Metal?
85% Copper 15% Zinc
Darker than Brass
What are the uses of Guilding Metal?
Sheet metal sculptures
What is Pewter?
92% Tin, 6% Antimony, 2% Copper
What are the uses of Pewter?
What is Casting Alloy?
Mainly Aluminium with 3% Copper, 5% Silicon
Looks like Pure Aluminium
What are the uses of Casting Alloy?
Die casting engine components eg. Motorcycles
What is Duralimin?
Nearly as strong as Steel but much lighter
Mainly Aluminium, 4% Copper, 1% Manganese and Magnesium