Material Properties

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Plasticity

The ability of a meterial to return to it's original shape once a force is released. 

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Ductility

The ability of a material to be drawn (made in to wires) eg. copper

(Ductile)

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Hardness

The ability of a material to withstand indentation, abrasion and scratching.

(Hard)

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Brittleness

The tendency of a material to fracture under stress/pressure.

(Brittle)

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Malleability

The ability of a metal to be deformed by compression without being torn or cracked. 

(Malleable)

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