Text ©Edward Clarvis 2010
In the exam you will probably be asked to design a product of some kind. To do this properly you need to know the properties of a range of different resistant materials.
You need to know about:
If an exam asks you to name a type of material NEVER just say plastic, wood, or metal!!!
There are two types of metals:
These are metals that are alloys that contain iron such as mild steel and stainless steel.
Non-ferrous metals are metals and alloys that do not contain iron such as aluminium and brass.
Metals, Plastics, Woods