Monthly Archives: August 2016

Brass

Brass is an oxidizable alloy consists primarily of copper and zinc. The content of zinc will determine the features of the alloy, including the mechanical strength, abrasion resistance and corrosion resistance, the color, the machinability, ductility and thermal exchange. Brass is a ductile material, malleable and has a good corrosion resistance. Compared to copper it…
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Copper

Chemical composition Physical properties Mechanical properties Copper is a trace element. Its symbol is Cu , atomic number 29. Copper is one of the first metals used by man, most likely it is the oldest metal. Thanks to its properties and the different chemical qualities, physical, mechanical and aesthetic, continues to be present in human…
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Aluminum

Chemical composition Physical properties Mechanical properties ALUMINUM Aluminum, its symbol is Al, the atomic number 13. Despite it is the third most abundant element on Earth, after oxygen and silicon, the aluminum is the youngest among the industrial metals, having been produced on an industrial scale only few more that 100 years ago. Aluminum is…
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