Extracting aluminium from bauxite
Aluminium is too high in the electrochemical series (reactivity series) to extract it from its ore using
carbon reduction. The temperatures needed are too high to be economic.
Instead, it is extract
Ferrous alloys generally refer to iron-based alloys, or iron and steel. Since iron was discovered
and first used approximately three thousand years ago, ferrous alloys have remained
important. Today, many applications of iron and steel can
The Aluminum Association, Inc.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction & Scope .1
2. The Aluminum Association Alloy
and Temper Designation System .2
2.1 Alloy Designation System Wrought Alloys.2
2.2 Alloy Designation Sy
Nickel and Nickel Alloys
Nickel has been used in alloys that date back to the dawn of civilization. Chemical analysis of artifacts
has shown that weapons, tools, and coins contain nickel in varying amounts.
Nickel in elemental form or alloyed with other m