Lesson Flashcards: Alloys Chemistry • 10th Grade

Ductile materials

Materials that can be drawn out into long and thin wires without breaking

Interstitial alloys

Alloys that generally contain atoms that have very different bonding characteristics and diameters

Nitinol

An alloy of titanium and nickel

Steel

An alloy of iron and carbon

Bronze

An alloy of copper and tin

Alloys

Metallic solid solutions that contain at least two different types of elements of which one is a metal

Substitutional alloys

Alloys that contain two different types of atoms that have similar bonding characteristics and diameters

Duralumin

An alloy of aluminum and copper

Malleable materials

Materials that can be hammered or pressed into different shapes and thin sheets without breaking or cracking

Brass

An alloy of copper and zinc

Cupronickel

An alloy of copper and nickel

Lustrous materials

Materials that can reflect light evenly and efficiently without glitter or sparkle

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