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REVISION CARDS - FERROUS METALS - SIMPLE VERSION

V. Ryan 2014

 

 
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FERROUS METALS - MILD STEEL

A ferrous metal is a metal that contains iron.

An example of a ferrous metal is mild steel.

Mild steel is used to manufacture a range of steel products:

Car bodies, general parts for machines, steel tube, chains and many more

 
FERROUS METALS -  STAINLESS STEEL


Alloy of iron, nickel and 10.5% to 11% chromium.

Tough, resistant to rust and stains. Does not corrode.

Cutlery, medical instruments, specialist corrosion resistant products such as pipes. Stainless steel pots and bans. Jewellery and watches.



     
 
 
QUESTIONS
 
1. What is a Ferrous metal?        2 marks
 
 
 
2. Stainless steel is a ferrous metal. Name a product manufactured from stainless steel. Explain why it is made from this stainless steel.    4 marks
 
 
 
 
 
 
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