Types of Materials

  • Created by: callumoas
  • Created on: 22-05-17 14:37
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  • Types of Materials
    • Wood
      • Manufactured Board
        • Wood that has gone through a process  to adapt the properties of the original material
        • Chipboard
        • Fibreboard
        • Plywood
      • Softwood
        • Pine
        • Redwood
        • Cedar
        • Fir
        • Spruce
        • They don't take long to grow
        • Less dense/softer
      • Hardwood
        • Alder
        • Balsa
        • Beech
        • Mahogany
        • Stronger woods/more dense
        • Take longer to grow
    • Metal
      • Ferrous
        • Iron
        • Iron Alloys
        • Magnetic
        • Rusts
      • Non-Ferrous
        • No Iron
        • Doesn't Rust
        • Generally more expensive
        • Higher conductivity
    • Smart Materials
      • Photo
        • Materials where light affects the state
        • Photochromatic Paint
      • Electro
        • Materials where electricity changes the state
        • SMA
      • Thermo
        • Materials where heat changes the state
        • Thermochromatic Paint
    • Plastic
      • HDPE
      • PS
      • LDPE
      • PET
      • HIP

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