Graphics-Materials & Components

Composites

  • Medium Density Fireboard (MDF)
  • Carbon Fibre

Woods

  • Hardwoos- jelutong & Balsa
  • Softwood-Pine

Metals

  • Ferrous-Steel
  • non-ferrous -Alimium&Tin
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Medium Density Fireboard (MDF)
made from wood waste. Wood chips get heated and pressured make pulp. Pulp then mixed with synthetic resin adhesive to bond fibres. Cooled trimmed and sanded.
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Carbon Fibre
Carbon fibres are twisted together to make yarn. Woven into fabric. Tennis rackets, wheels, bicycle frames.
2 of 6
Hardwoos- jelutong & Balsa
broad-leaved tree (oak, mahogany, elm &ash) Tough&strong due to close grain. Cheap as easy to shape.
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Softwood-Pine
cone-bearing trees. Fast growth . Easy to work with, lightweight. Suitable for modelling applications.
4 of 6
Ferrous-Steel
magnetic. easily formed. Food cans and aerosol cans. Tin prevents corrosion
5 of 6
Non-ferrous -alluminum and tin
nonmagnetic. strong but lightweight. does not rust. Easily moulded
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Card 2

Front

Carbon Fibre

Back

Carbon fibres are twisted together to make yarn. Woven into fabric. Tennis rackets, wheels, bicycle frames.

Card 3

Front

Hardwoos- jelutong & Balsa

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Softwood-Pine

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Ferrous-Steel

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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