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List of alloys

This is a list of named alloys that are grouped alphabetically by base metal. Within these headings, the alloys are also grouped alphabetically. Some of the main alloying elements are optionally listed after the alloy names.

Contents

  • Alloys of aluminium 1
  • Alloys of bismuth 2
  • Alloys of chromium 3
  • Alloys of cobalt 4
  • Alloys of copper 5
  • Alloys of gallium 6
  • Alloys of gold 7
  • Alloys of indium 8
  • Alloys of iron 9
  • Alloys of lead 10
  • Alloys of magnesium 11
  • Alloys of mercury 12
  • Alloys of nickel 13
  • Alloys of plutonium 14
  • Alloys of potassium 15
  • Rare earth alloys 16
  • Alloys of rhodium 17
  • Alloys of scandium 18
  • Alloys of silver 19
  • Alloys of sodium 20
  • Alloys of titanium 21
  • Alloys of tin 22
  • Alloys of uranium 23
  • Alloys of zinc 24
  • Alloys of zirconium 25
  • See also 26
  • References 27
  • Notes 28

Alloys of aluminium

Aluminium also forms complex metallic alloys, like β–Al–Mg, ξ'–Al–Pd–Mn, T–Al3Mn

Alloys of bismuth

Alloys of chromium

Alloys of cobalt

Alloys of copper

Alloys of gallium

Alloys of gold

See also notes below.[note 1]

Alloys of indium

Alloys of iron

Alloys of lead

Alloys of magnesium

Alloys of mercury

Alloys of nickel

Alloys of plutonium

Alloys of potassium

Rare earth alloys

Alloys of rhodium

Alloys of scandium

Alloys of silver

Alloys of sodium

Alloys of titanium

Alloys of tin

Alloys of uranium

Alloys of zinc

Alloys of zirconium

See also

References

  1. ^ Hunter, Christel (2006). Aluminum Building Wire Installation and Terminations, IAEI News, January–February 2006. Richardson, TX: International Association of Electrical Inspectors.
  2. ^ "Tin Based Alloys". Mayer Alloys. 

Notes

  1. ^ The purity of alloys of gold is expressed in karats, (UK: carats) which indicates the ratio of the minimum amount of gold (by mass) over 24 parts total. 24 karat gold is fine gold (24/24 parts), and the engineering standard is that it be applied to alloys that have been refined to 99.9% or better purity ("3 nines fine"). There are, however, places in the world that allow the claim of 24kt. to alloys with as little as 99.0% gold ("2 nines fine" or "point nine-nine fine). An alloy which is 14 parts gold to 10 parts alloy is 14 karat gold, 18 parts gold to 6 parts alloy is 18 karat, etc. This is becoming more commonly and accurately expressed as the result of the ratio, i.e.: 14/24 equals .585 (rounded off), and 18/24 is .750 ("seven-fifty fine"). There are hundreds of possible alloys and mixtures possible, but in general the addition of silver will color gold green, and the addition of copper will color it red. A mix of around 50/50 copper and silver gives the range of yellow gold alloys the public is accustomed to seeing in the marketplace.
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