What is an Alloy? Write names of two alloys of copper with their composition. | web4study

What is an Alloy? Write names of two alloys of copper with their composition.



If two different metals are melted and then mixed together in a definite proportion, an alloy is formed.

Alloys of copper are:

(i) Bronze: It contains 90 – 95 percent copper and 5 to  10 percent tin.

(ii) Brass: It contains 60 – 80 percent copper and 20 to 40 percent Zinc.

 


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