Effect of Alloying Metals

An alloy is a substance having metallic properties. Alloying is done by combining one metallic element with one or more metallic or non-metallic elements. In an alloy, the metallic or non-metallic elements do not exist or operate in distinct layers when solid. An alloy when solid may be composed of eutectic alloy or eutectoid, solid solution, chemical compounds with each other or with pure metals. Alloying is done by the following four methods Melting two metals separately and mixing them. Melting one of the metals having higher melting point than…

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