Resistant Materials

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abrasive
used to smooth other surfaces
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alloy
a mixture of 2 or more metals or 2 metals with other elements
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annealing
softening metals by heating and leaving to cool
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bevel
can cut at an angle other than 90 degrees
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brass
yellowish metal that is an alloy of zinc and copper
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brazing
joining pieces of metal together using filler
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BSI
British standards institution. sets standards for the quality and safety
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buffing
polishing a surface to a shine
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casting
making a solid object by pouring molten material into a mould
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ceramics
made by heating clay in an oven
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coarse
consist of large particles or a rough texture
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component
different parts to assemble a product
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composite
material made by combinng other materials
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conductor
allows electricity to flow through it
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compression
squashing something
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corrosion
the eat away of a material by chemicals
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deciduous
tree loses its leaves in autumn and grows it back in the spring
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design specification
list of conditions that a product should meet
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ductile
can be drawn into wires easily
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enamel
paint that dries to a hard, shiney finish
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evergreen
type of tree that keeps it leaves all year round
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finite
will run out eventually
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flammable
can catch fire easily
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flexible
bends alot without breaking
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granule
small particals or grains
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hardwood
comes from trees with broad leaves
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hazard
potential danger to humans or enviroment
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impurities
small amount of other substances
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insulator
does not allow electricity to flow easily
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landfill
large rubbish dump
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linear
moves in a straight line or in one direction
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malleable
easy to shape and bend
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mallet
type of hammer with a large end
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manufactors specification
tells the manufacture exactly how to make it
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marketing
how companys try to sell their product
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model
practice version a product
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orthographic projection
2D scale drawing
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oscillationg
when something moves side to side
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prototype
built to allow evaluation
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reciprocating
something that can move back and fowards
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refining
making something more pure
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refinery
chemical plant where chamicals are processed and refined
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renewable
can be replaces by natural processes
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revolution
a single turn of something that can rotate
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risk assessment
identify any hazards and the precaustions
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scribing
scoring a line into the surface
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soft wood
comes from rees with needle like wood
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soldering
joining metals by melting a tin based alloy
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spelter
an alloy of zinc
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sustainable
can be used without causing permenant damage
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synthetic
man made
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tacky
slightly sticky
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tapered
gets narrower at one end
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tarnishing
when a metal surface loses its shine and becomes dull
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thermoplastic
can be melted and remoulded
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thermosetting
can only be heated and moulded once
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tolerance
how much a component can differ in size
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toxic
harmful to health
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veneer
thin layer of high quality of wood
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warped
when somethign has changed shape
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working drawings
detailed srawing that shows all the dimentions
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Card 2

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alloy

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a mixture of 2 or more metals or 2 metals with other elements

Card 3

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annealing

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Card 4

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bevel

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Card 5

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brass

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