resistance to scratching, cutting and wear.
– the ability to get back to its original
shape after it has been misshapen.
– the ability to be easily pressed,
spread and hammered into shapes.
– when the structure of the metal alters
as a result of consistent hammering or strain.
– the ability to be stretched without
– it will break easily without bending.
– very strong when under pressure.
– very strong when stretched.
– resistance to breaking, bending or