This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Me Mechanical Team 9 months, 3 weeks ago. Author Posts April 3, 2017 at 5:23 pm #3062 Me Mechanical Team Keymaster Difference between an Alloy and a Compound: An alloy is a mixture of metals/elements whereas a compound is a way that multiple items ae bonded together through chemical reactions. An alloy at least would contain a metal in it, but most of the compounds are from a non-metallic origin. There is a geat variety of compounds than alloys. Alloys do not have chemical bonds between the elements whereas compounds do have. Alloys have entirely different enhanced properties than individual elements, but compounds carry traces of elemental characteristics. Alloy do no have strict proportions in elemental composition, but compounds do have. Similiraties between an Alloy and a Compound: An alloy is composed of two or more substances as is a compound. Alloys, like compounds, are often very difficult into their constituent units. Author Posts Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.