Wednesday, August 6, 2014

LIST OF DIFFERENT ALLOYS:-

ALUMINUM :

* AA-8000
* Alnico (aluminum, nickel, copper)
* Duralumin (copper, aluminum)
* Zamak (zinc, aluminum, magnesium, copper)
* Silumin (aluminum, silicon)
* Aluminum forms other complex alloys with magnesium, manganese, and platinum

BISMUTH :

* Wood's metal (bismuth, lead, tin, cadmium)
* Field's metal
* Rose metal (bismuth, lead, tin)

COBALT :

* Stellite (cobalt, chromium, tungsten or molybdenum, carbon)
* Talonite (cobalt, chromium)
* Ultimet (cobalt, chromium, nickel, molybdenum, iron, tungsten)
* Vitallium
* Megallium

COPPER :

* Arsenical copper
* Beryllium copper (copper, beryllium)
* Brass (copper, zinc)
* Billon (copper, silver)
* Bronze (copper, tin, aluminum or any other element)
* Constantan (copper, nickel)
* Cunife (copper, nickel, iron)
* Copper-tungsten (copper, tungsten)
* Cupronickel (copper, nickel)
* Cymbal alloys (Bell metal) (copper, tin)
* Electrum (copper, gold, silver)
* Heusler alloy (copper, manganese, tin)
* Hepatizon (copper, gold, silver)
* Manganin (copper, manganese, nickel)
* Nickel silver (copper, nickel)
* Shakudo (copper, gold)
* Nordic gold (copper, aluminum, zinc, tin)

GOLD :

* Tumbaga (gold, copper)
* Electrum (gold, silver, copper)
* White gold (gold, nickel, palladium, or platinum)
* Rose gold (gold, copper)

IRON :

* Anthracite iron (carbon)
* Pig iron (carbon)
* Cast iron (carbon)
* Wrought iron (carbon)

Ferrous Alloys :

* Steel (carbon)
* Silicon steel (silicon)
* Stainless steel (chromium, nickel)
* Tool steel (tungsten or manganese)
* Chromoly (chromium, molybdenum)

LEAD :

* Antimonial lead (lead, antimony)
* Solder (lead, tin)
* Molybdochalkos (lead, copper)
* Type metal (lead, tin, antimony)

NICKEL :

* Alumel (nickel, manganese, aluminum, silicon)
* Cupronickel (nickel, bronze, copper)
* Chromel (nickel, chromium)
* German silver (nickel, copper, zinc)
* Hastelloy (nickel, molybdenum, chromium, sometimes tungsten)
* Monel metal (copper, nickel, iron, manganese)
* Inconel (nickel, chromium, iron)

ZINC :
* Zamak (zinc, aluminum, magnesium, copper)

With such an elaborated list of different types of alloys, there are
many more which are not mentioned here. Since, there are millions of
alloys found in nature, the ones mentioned above was a short attempt
to pen down a few, which are very useful....