Tag: Metal

Solder

Description/Application Solder is a metal with a low melting point, commonly used to create small bonds between metals, and to connect wiring in electronics. 1 Flux-core solder is...
By Katherine Story
In Architecture, Construction Management, Foundation, Industrial Design, Sculpture

Steel

Description/Application Steel is iron that has been purified to contain very little carbon. 1 Steel is used for construction of buildings and infrastructure, and the manufacturing of vehicles,...
By Katherine Story
In Architecture, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Printmaking, Sculpture

Zinc

  Description Zinc is a common metal that is used for etching plates in printmaking. It is also used in building applications, for trim and roofing. 1 Resources...
By Katherine Story
In Architecture, Industrial Design, Jewelry, Printmaking

Copper

  Description/Application Copper is a soft, reddish-brown metal that has been used for thousands of years by many different cultures.2 Copper can easily be worked and pulled, allowing...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Jewelry, Printmaking, Sculpture

Base Metals

  Description/Application Base Metals is a term that refers to common and inexpensive metals such as, iron, nickel, lead, zinc, and copper. Base metals can be distinguished by...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Jewelry, Research, Sculpture

Silver

    Description/Application Silver is a soft, white, lustrous metal element. Silver possesses the highest electrical conductivity, thermal conductivity, and reflectivity of any metal. Silver has many uses...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Fashion, Interior Design, Jewelry, Photography, Research

Aluminum

    Description/Application Aluminum is the most abundant metal in the Earth’s crust. It has a low density and resists corrosion. At Pratt it is most commonly used...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Industrial Design, Jewelry, Research, Sculpture