• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Windchime - Material Analysis

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Category Name Properties/Joining Finishing Sections available Images Metals Mild Steel Ferrous Metal that can be cut filed and shaped quite easily. Can be permanently joined using heat treatment method (brazing). Corrodes very easily due to high iron content and therefore requires primer to act as an anti-oxidant barrier and then paint or use cellulose spray paint. Flat bar Sheet Square tube & bar Round tube & bar Metals Aluminium Non-Ferrous metal that has high corrosion resistance. ...read more.

Middle

It can be heated and reshaped using a mould or former. Can be easily glued together using Chloroform Adhesive. All plastics are self finishing and therefore require no surface finish. However, by using wet & dry paper and then a metal polishing compound you can obtain a fantastic shiny edge finish. 3 mm sheet only Softwoods Pine A fast growing wood with a decorative grain pattern. ...read more.

Conclusion

Variety of sizes available and sections usually no larger than 75x75mm square Manufactured Boards Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF) A man-made board that is extremely easy to work with as it has no grain pattern and is available in a range of well finished sizes. PVA is the best way to glue pieces together. Similar to Pine with the exception that it has no grain or splinters and maybe paint would suit it best. Large Sheet sections ranging from 3, 6,10,15 mm in thickness. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Resistant Materials section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Resistant Materials essays

  1. ORMOCER®s - A new class of polymeric material.

    by varying the amount of organic functionalizations. The porosity of the material, which is usually very high for silica networks, also decreases with increasing size of the organic groups, as these groups are better able to fill the pore sites.

  2. TENSILE TESTING OF METALS

    Plastic deformation absorbs energy, some of this energy is used to break bonds, and some is used to raise the temperature of steel as the atoms slide over each other. After the yield point, steel and many other ductile materials will undergo a period of strain hardening, in which the

  1. EFFECT OF MOISTURE ON THE MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF NYLON

    Nylon should be stored in dry places at temperatures near to that of the operating area. Cold material can condense moisture and carry it into the molding machine. When storage in a cold location can't be avoided, the container must be allowed to come to the temperature of the molding area before opening.

  2. TASK: Turning a Mild Steel Bar.We were each given a mild steel bar to ...

    This was done using the milling machine and measured using a pair of Vernier Scale Callipers, similar to a micrometer in its reading. The use of the callipers is explained on a later page. The Callipers were used to find out the exact width of the piece then the axis

  1. Find the best material to make the shoelace for a pair of running shoes.

    Density 0.50 g cm-3 0.9 g cm-3 0.51 g cm-3 Mass Volume Weathering High resistance Low resistance High resistance Qualitative measurement after submersion in weak acid for 12 hours. Wear 26 s 7 s 5 s Time to wear 1mmm from sole over a set area.

  2. To select a material using a computer database called 'Cambridge Engineering Selector' (C.E.S).

    On each stage, the user selects a subset of records. Every record in the current filter for the Selection Table is considered during each stage, and the program automatically keeps track of all the results. One way to perform a selection is to use a Selection Chart.

  1. My aim of this experiment is to recognize which material is the greatest sound ...

    Finally I would activate this and would hear the sound produced in the box, as the sound is produced I will measure the sound using a decibel meter which would be placed 10 cm away from the box so that this is a fair test.

  2. The task has been set to make a hole punch (used to punch holes ...

    into consideration because I shall be sharing these machines with some twenty other people in the workshop. (When planning I must ensure that I do not allocate too much time to a machine that there is just one of.) Below is a list of the machines available to me and the quantity that there is of each.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work