Properties and uses of materials

Bhuvan Pasyavula
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All you need to know about the properties and uses for different materials. (Unfinished)

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Properties and uses of materials
  1. Hardwood timbers
    1. Ash
      1. Properties
        1. Open-grained, Tough, flexible
        2. Uses
          1. Sports equipment, Wooden ladders, Tool handles
        3. Beech
          1. Properties
            1. Close-grained, hard, tough, strong, warps easily
            2. Uses
              1. Furniture, Toys, tool handles
            3. Elm
              1. Properties
                1. Open/ interlocking grain, tough, durable, resists splitting, Durable in water.
                2. Uses
                  1. Indoor and outdoor furniture
                3. Mahogany
                  1. Properties
                    1. Fairly strong, durable, some interlocking grain
                    2. Uses
                      1. Good quality furniture
                    3. Oak
                      1. Properties
                        1. Strong, Hard, Tough, Open-grained, corrodes steel screws and fittings.
                        2. Uses
                          1. Interior woodwork, good quality furniture.
                      2. Softwood timbers
                        1. Scots pine
                          1. Properties
                            1. Straight grained, Knotty, Fairly strong, Easy to work with.
                            2. Uses
                              1. Diy-cheap quality furniture, Constructional work, Simple joinery
                            3. Parana pine
                              1. Properties
                                1. Hard-straight grained, Knot free, Fairly strong, Durable
                                2. Uses
                                  1. Good quality-expensive furniture.
                                3. Spruce
                                  1. Properties
                                    1. Small hard knots, Not very durable.
                                      1. Uses
                                        1. General indoor work, White wood furniture used in bedrooms and kitchens.
                                    2. Yellow Ceader
                                      1. Properties
                                        1. Fine even texture, Light weight, Stiff, stable
                                        2. Uses
                                          1. Furniture, Boats, veneers, model making
                                        3. European redwood
                                          1. Properties
                                            1. Strong, Knotty, Durable when preserved
                                            2. Uses
                                              1. General woodwork, cupboards, shelves, roofs
                                          2. Ferrous metals
                                            1. Cast Iron
                                              1. Properties
                                                1. Brittle, corrodes by rusting, Boiling point: 1200 c
                                                2. Uses
                                                  1. Casting, rail tracks, aircraft, construction
                                                3. Mild Steel
                                                  1. Properties
                                                    1. Tough, Ductile, malleable, good tensile strength, poor resistance to corrosion, Boiling point: 1600 c
                                                    2. Uses
                                                      1. Engineering, aircraft, cars, buildings.
                                                    3. High carbon steel
                                                      1. Properties
                                                        1. Brittle, Can be heat treated to make it harder, tough, Boiling point: 1800 c
                                                        2. Uses
                                                          1. Cutting tools, ball bearings
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