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What are the three main categories of metals?

Ferrous


Non-Ferrous


Alloy

What makes metals suitable to be used as food packaging? (Three points)

Cannot be tampered with without leaving visible signs.




Can be made in various shapes and sizes.




Can be de-bossed or embossed to add to add texture and detail.




Can be directly printed on.

Name two Non-Ferrous metals.

Tin




Aluminium

Name two Ferrous metals.

Iron


Steel

Name two alloys.

Duralumin




Steel

Name four different types of steel.

Carbon steel




Stainless steel




High speed steel




Industrial steel

State four functional properties of Aluminium.

Lightweight




Relatively soft (malleable)




Does not rust (oxidise aggressively)




Food safe




Relatively durable

State five functional properties of Tin.

Lightweight




Relatively soft (malleable)




Does not rust (oxidise aggressively)




Food safe




Relatively durable

State four functional properties of Steel.

Heavy




Hard (un-malleable)




Does not rust without a catalyst (i.e. water)




Extremely durable and hard wearing

State four functional properties of Duralumin.

Very lightweight




Hard (un-malleable)




Does not rust (oxidise)




Extremely durable and hard wearing

State two aesthetic properties of Aluminium.

It can have a smooth or rough finish




It has a shiny finish

State two aesthetic properties of Tin.

It can have a smooth or rough finish




It has a matt silver finish

State two aesthetic properties of Steel.

It can have a smooth or rough finish




It has a naturally matt grey finish

State two aesthetic properties of Duralumin.

It can have a smooth or rough finish




It has a naturally shiny silver finish