Identifying Different Metals

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- Introduction: Identify Metals. If your like me and make smetal sculpture then it can sometimes be hard to identify what metal the sis made of. Step 1: Ferrous or Nonferrous? Step 2: Aluminum. Step 3: Bronze. Step 4: Br Step 5: Chromium. Step 6: Copper. Step 7: Gold..

Aluminum is a shiny grey metal and has a clear oxide that forms on contact with air. This may not be the best thing for identifying it, but aluminums melting point is 658 C 1217F . Also aluminum is non .Like the magnet test, the spark test has been used for centuries to test for different types of metals. In order to do this test you will need a grinder of some type, like a bench grinder that will give you control during the .Visually Identifying Common Metals Carbon Steel: This is an inexpensive metal used for commercial buildings, bridges , pipelines, and other types of construction. After iron is extracted from the ore, its carbon content .A: There are several methods that can be used to identify metals that require you to measure different properties and look up those properties on a chart. One method is to determine the density of an unknown metal. In addition to the unknown metal, you need a scale, measuring container with water and a calculator..

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