Alloys. By: Cara Hobson. Definition and Examples. Alloys- a solid combination of atoms of two or more metals An example of an alloy would be the immersion of a penny in hot zinc chloride solution which then produces a silvery alloy of zinc and copper called y-brass.
By: Cara Hobson
The picture to the left is an alloy of aluminum copper. To make this they first melt down the copper and melt down the aluminum. They then combine these two melted metals and let them cool together. The form one, aluminum-copper alloy.
The picture to the right is of an alloy of bronze copper and brass. It is made of copper and brass. Chemists create this alloy to allow them to have a metal that has the properties of copper and brass in one metal.