Anonymous

What Are The Uses Of Copper, Lead And Zinc?

3 Answers

Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
Copper:
Copper is used largely in electrical industry, as it is one of the best conductors. It is made up of cables, wires and many other components connected with the generation of power and electrical equipment. It is also very useful for making coking pots as it heats up very quickly. Many countries use a mixture of copper and others metals for their coins it was one of the first metal ever to be discovered by every people, who mixed it with tin to make a much harder metal called bronze. Bronze objects were discovered at mohenjo Daro, dating from about 2500BC. Muslim world produces about 3 per cent of the world's copper.
Lead:
Lead is use for making motorcar batteries. It is also used in X-ray equipment as it protects doctors and nurses working the machines from the rays, which are very dangerous in large amounts. Lead is also used in building, and for making bullets. The Muslim world produces about 6per cent of the world's supply of lead.
Zinc:
Zinc is a metal, which is used to plate, very thinly, sheets of corrugated iron or steel, which are often used as a cheap from of roofing. Zinc will not rust and thus prevents the iron underneath it form doing so. Zinc is also used in making torch batteries
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
They are used in making batteries because of the certain chemical reactions that occur.

Answer Question

Anonymous