Flashcards in Non-Ferrous Metals Deck (20)
Copper was historically found in what?
Copper is now made from what?
Low Grade sulfide and oxide ores refined to remove impurities such as arsenic and sulfer
Pure copper has a purity percent of...
Pure copper is used in what industries?
Plumbing and electrical
True or false: Copper is not malleable
Name some characteristics of copp
Good Electrical conductor
Brass is copper with what element added to it?
Name some non-ferrous metals
What ore is aluminum made from?
What metal is the most abundant in the earths crust?
Aluminum was first discovered under what conditions
What year was aluminum discovered?
What two metals are lighter than aluminum?
Berylium and magnesium
What happens to aluminum in sub zero conditions?
It's strength is increased while maintaining its ductility
Aluminum protects itself from corrosion by doing what?
Forms its own oxide coating
Does aluminum spark when ground?
Many aluminum alloys start to lose their strength at what temperature?
500 degrees Fahrenheit
What is the density of aluminum?
2700kg per meter cubed
What is the density of Steel?
7800 kg per meter cubed.