Metals And Non-Metals Flashcards Preview

Science > Metals And Non-Metals > Flashcards

Flashcards in Metals And Non-Metals Deck (9)
Loading flashcards...
1

Alloy
Examples:;

An alloy metal can be a mixture of two or more metals
For example:;
Solder
Steel
Brass
Bronze

2

Solder

Soldering two metals together

3

Steel

Support structure of a building

4

Brass

Musical instruments

5

Bronze

Statues

6

Rusting

Rusting is a chemical process that changes iron into a new substance
Both water and air are needed for rusting

7

Methods of rust prevention

Paint
Oil
Galvanising

8

Test for hydrogen

Activity series
Calcium (Most reactive)
Magnesium
Zinc
Copper (least reactive)

When mixed with water/acid, hydrogen gas is given off
It burns with a pop

9

Properties of metals

-They conduct heat
-They conduct electricity
-They can be shiny (lustrous)
-They can be beaten into shape (malleable)
-They can be stretched (ductile)