Topic 1.2 Metals

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Topic 1.2 Metals
1 Mild Steel
1.1 FUNCTIONS
1.1.1 car body panels
1.1.2 nails/screws
1.1.3 nuts/bolts
1.1.4 general ironmongey
1.2 PROPERTIES
1.2.1 tough
1.2.2 ductile
1.2.3 malleable
1.2.4 good tensile strength
1.3 ADVANTAGES
1.3.1 good tensile strength>last longer
1.3.2 easily joined with welding
1.3.3 easy to work with
1.3.4 lightweight
1.4 DISADVANTAGES
1.4.1 poor resistance to corrosion
1.4.2 cannot be heat treated easily
2 Stainless Steel
2.1 FUNCTIONS
2.1.1 kitchenware
2.1.2 cutlery
2.1.3 sinks
2.2 PROPERTIES
2.2.1 hard
2.2.2 tough
2.2.3 resistant to corrasion
2.3 ADVANTAGES
2.3.1 easy to work with
2.3.2 hard>doesn't break or dent
2.3.3 fire resistant> ideal for kitchen ware
2.4 DISADVANTAGES
2.4.1 harder to weld than steel
2.4.2 not as malleable
3 Carbon steel
3.1 FUNCTIONS
3.1.1 chains
3.1.2 ships/boats
3.1.3 building structures
3.2 PROPERTIES
3.2.1 good tensile strength
3.2.2 low melting point
3.2.3 not malleable
3.3 ADVANTAGES
3.3.1 last long time> GTS
3.3.2 easily welded
3.3.3 remains same shape when hit against
4 Aluminium
4.1 FUNCTION
4.1.1 cans
4.1.2 foil paper
4.1.3 kithen ware
4.2 PROPERTIES
4.2.1 lightweight
4.2.2 non reactive
4.2.3 non corrosive
4.3 ADVANTAGES
4.3.1 lightweight> easily used
4.3.2 doesn't corrode>ideal for kitchen ware
4.4 DISADVANTAGES
4.4.1 not a good conductor of electricity
5 Copper
5.1 FUNCTIONS
5.1.1 saucepans
5.1.2 wires
5.1.3 pipes
5.2 PROPERTIES
5.2.1 malleable
5.2.2 ductile
5.2.3 non corrosive
5.3 ADVANTAGES
5.3.1 easy to work with due to its properties
5.3.2 non corrosive>ideal for piping
5.4 DISADVANTAGES
5.4.1 expensive to buy
6 Zinc
6.1 FUNCTIONS
6.1.1 solder
6.1.2 used on houses
6.2 PROPERTIES
6.2.1 ductile
6.2.2 resistant to corrosion
6.2.3 high melting point
6.3 ADVANTAGES
6.3.1 easy to draw out>used more than once
6.3.2 ideal to be used in houses>resistant to corrosion
6.3.3 easy to do soldering>high melting point
6.4 DISADVANTAGES
6.4.1 breaks very easily> weak
6.4.2 harder to work with
7 Brass
7.1 FUNCTIONS
7.1.1 lamps
7.1.2 musical instruments
7.1.3 electrical fittings
7.2 PROPERTIES
7.2.1 brittle
7.2.2 malleable
7.2.3 decorative
7.3 ADVANTAGES
7.3.1 easy to work with
7.3.2 ideal for musical instruments
7.3.3 aesthetically pleasing
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