GM Dictionary: Metallurgy #9

What better topic to cover in a world of gold coins, silver necklaces, and iron swords than metallurgy!? This month we cover a variety of terms which are used in the processing and consideration of different metals and alloys.


Ductility

This concerns a metal’s ability to undergo deformation before the material ruptures or breaks. This is important for knowing when a metallic object will crack or break.


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