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Malleability is a mechanical property of matter, but is most commonly used in reference to metals and metalloids. A malleable metal is capable of being extended, shaped, or otherwise deformed without cracking. This property is important in metalworking, as materials that crack or break under pressure cannot be hammered or rolled. Malleable materials can be formed using stamping or form pressing, whereas brittle metals and plastics must be molded. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... This article is about matter in physics and chemistry. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Metalloid is a term used in chemistry when classifying the chemical elements. ... Turned chess pieces Metalworking is the craft and practice of working with metals to create structures or machine parts. ... A claw hammer For other uses, see Hammer (disambiguation). ... profile rolling (to manufacture a cone) Rolling is a fabricating process in which the metal, plastic, paper, glass, etc. ... Stamping may refer to more than one thing: The craft of applying ink or dyes to a product with a Rubber stamp. ... Power press with a fixed barrier guard A press, or a machine press is a tool used to work metal (typically steel) by changing its shape and internal structure. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... One half of a bronze mould for casting a socketed spear head dated to the period 1400-1000 BC. There are no known parallels for this mould. ...

Malleability occurs as a result of the specific type of bond found in metals (Main article: metallic bond). In metallic bonds, valence shell electrons are delocalized and shared between many atoms. This is often referred to as the "sea of electrons" and is responsible for many properties of metal. The delocalized electrons allow metal atoms to slide past one another without being subjected to strong repulsive forces that would cause other materials to shatter. Metallic bonds are found in metals like copper. ... The valence shell is the outermost shell of an atom, which contains the electrons most likely to account for the nature of any reactions involving the atom and of the bonding interactions it has with other atoms. ... For other uses, see Electron (disambiguation). ... In chemistry, delocalized electrons are electrons in a molecule that do not belong to a single atom or a covalent bond. ...

Gold is the most malleable metal, followed by aluminium. Many plastics, and amorphous solids such as Play-Doh are also malleable. GOLD refers to one of the following: GOLD (IEEE) is an IEEE program designed to garner more student members at the university level (Graduates of the Last Decade). ... General Name, symbol, number aluminium, Al, 13 Chemical series poor metals Group, period, block 13, 3, p Appearance gray Standard atomic weight 26. ... Wax and paraffin are amorphous. ... Green Play-Doh with can and accessory toy Play-Doh is a commercial plastic modeling compound similar in texture to bread dough that has been sold as a childrens toy around the world for a half century. ...

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