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IGCSE and A Level IGCSE Chemistry Mind Map on Alloys, created by talieparker on 03/13/2014.

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1 Definition of alloys
1.1 A mixture where at least one other substance is added to a metal to improve its properties
2 Examples
2.1 Steel
2.1.1 Mild steel
2.1.1.1 C 5% and Fe 95%
2.1.1.2 buildings, cars, bridges
2.1.1.2.1 stronger than Fe
2.1.2 Stainless steel
2.1.2.1 Ni 10%, Cr 20%and Fe 70%
2.1.2.2 cutlery, sinks,utensils, surgical tools, carparts
2.1.2.2.1 Resistant to corrosion
2.1.2.2.2 shiny
2.2 Brass
2.2.1 Cu 70% and Zn 30%
2.2.2 Musical instruments, ornaments
2.2.2.1 Resistant to corrosion
2.2.2.2 Harder than Cu
2.2.2.3 Sonorous
2.2.2.4 Lustrous
2.3 Bronze
2.3.1 Cu 95% Sn 5%
2.3.2 statues, bells, ornaments
2.3.2.1 harder than brass
2.3.2.2 sonorous
2.4 Alloys of aluminium
2.4.1 Light, strong, high density
2.4.1.1 electrical power cables, airplanes

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