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What is an Alloy

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The term alloys is a common term but few people understand what alloys are and the different examples of alloys. By definition, alloys are metallic compounds that are composed of different metal and non-metallic elements. Some of the most common alloys are copper and aluminum alloy. Aluminum and bronze casting also produces an alloy that is sturdier compared to the elements by themselves. In most cases, the different examples of alloys are used to enhance the life of the eventual compound. That is why we have compounds such as stainless steel that is a steel composition of different elements.


Properties of Metal Alloys
When metals are pure, there are many ways that they can be useful. For example, such metals are very effective when it comes to electrical conductivity, strength, durability and corrosion resistance. So why are the different examples of alloys preferred over individual metals? If one metal possesses a certain quality such as high electrical cu