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Electronic systems and metalworking

Overview

Understanding the basic principles of electronics, whilst manufacturing a functioning electronic product.
Introduction to metal working. Metal casting and finishing methods.

Example Key Words

Pewter

A metal alloy, made of tin and copper. It has a relatively low melting point.

Casting

A process where metal is heated until molten. This is then poured into a mould.

Molten

A term to describe a metal that has been melted by heat.

Mould

A hollow version of the object you want to make. The molten metal is then poured inside.

Emery Cloth

A cloth backed material with a rough surface, used for smoothing and finishing metal.

CAD

Computer Aided Design – A term to decribe when designs are drawn on the computer.

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