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"Faulty" aluminum alloys sport the strength of stainless steel

Purdue University researchers have developed new aluminum alloys that are as strong as stainless steel

Aluminum is nice and light, but as an easily crushable soft drink can shows, that comes at the cost of strength. By introducing faults into the metal's crystalline structure, researchers at Purdue University have now developed new Aluminum Alloys that are about as strong as stainless steel, and they could be put to work in corrosion-resistant coatings.

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Category: Materials

  • Aluminum
  • Anti-Corrosion
  • Metals
  • new material
  • Purdue University
  • Rice University
  • Stainless Steel
  • University of Nebraska
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