Material properties

The choice of materials to be used in any manufactured item should be based on their material properties.
This will ensure the item performs accordingly.

Properties are many and varied-
Visual -
  • ​colour​
  • reflectivity
  • ​transparency
Electrical
  • conductivity
Magnetic
Mechanical
  • hardness
  • strength
  • ​ductility
Thermal
  • melting point
  • thermal conductivity