Product Design Materials

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Ferrous

  • Contains iron
  • Will corrode unless protected
  • Attracted by a magnet

Non-Ferrous

  • Don't contain iron,
  • Does conatin aluminium, copper, tin and lead

Pure metals 

  • Metals in thier basic form

Alloys

  • A mixture of two or more metals
  • Alloys can change the melting piont 
  • Increase strengh and hardness 
  • Enhances resistant to corrision and oxidation

Joining metals

  • Bolts, nuts and washers used where a joint needs to be taken apart.
  • Soldering, used for copper, brass and aluminuim. 
  • Brazing, works by running a filler rod over a hot metal

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