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Few Interesting Facts Of Bronze

Post  bejoy on Mon Aug 14, 2017 2:35 am

1. Elements that make up bronze.
Bronze is the first alloy developed by human being, and it forms a gold-coloured, delicate metal that is used in manufacturing tools. Bronze is a combination of metals basically of copper and with 12 percent tin. It is also the addition of other metals for example: aluminium, manganese, nickel or zinc and at times non-metals or metalloids such as arsenic, phosphorus or silicon. These additions give rise to alloys that may be harder than copper or have properties such as stiffness and ductility.

2. Is bronze magnetic?
Bronze is not magnetic, because it is compound composed of copper and tin, which are non-magnetic.Generally metals are not magnetic, with a few exceptions for example: iron, cobalt and nickel. Bronze in total comprises of 90 percent of copper and 10 percent of zinc with the density of 8.8 grams per cubic centimetre...

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