Properties Of Materials

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Toughness
The ability of a material to withstand sudden shocks or blows without cracking or fracturing.
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Brittleness
A tendency to show little or no resistance to impact or strain before cracking or shattering.
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Hardness
The ability of a material to resist abusive wear, indention and or scratching
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Durability
The ability to withstand wear and tear and weathering. resists corrosion.
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Elasticity
The ability to flex, bend or stretch when subjected to forces and then return to its original shape
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Plasticity
The ability of a material to have its shape changed permanently - heated and then reshaped
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Malleability
The ability of a material to have its shape changed permanently by being hammered, pressed or rolled, without cracking or rupturing.
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Ductility
The ability to have its shape changed permanently by being drawn through a die to a smaller diameter.
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Conductor
The ability to allow electrical flow
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Resistor
The ability to withstand the flow of electricity
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Waterproof / Water-resistant
The ability to resist liquids/ water from permeating into the layer below.
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Chemical Resistance
The ability to withstand the corrosive effects of certain chemicals.
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A tendency to show little or no resistance to impact or strain before cracking or shattering.

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Brittleness

Card 3

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The ability of a material to resist abusive wear, indention and or scratching

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Card 4

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The ability to withstand wear and tear and weathering. resists corrosion.

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Card 5

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The ability to flex, bend or stretch when subjected to forces and then return to its original shape

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