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Low density steel !!!

Old 10-13-15, 06:14 PM
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Low density steel !!!

OK, so it is a brittle intermetallic compound which makes ultrastrong low-density steel with large ductility, but why quibble.
It is mostly real steel with nano-sized aluminium crystals acting as "fibres" in a composite to reduce and control micro fractures. Another neat technology from Korea.
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Old 10-14-15, 10:27 AM
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Definitely neat. Now, let's give it to the engineers to see what applications they can use it for.
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Good lord. What's next? "Transparent aluminum?"
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Geeesh, everybody knows this already:

"...We found that alloying of nickel catalyses the precipitation of nanometre-sized B2 particles in the face-centred cubic matrix of high-aluminium low-density steel during heat treatment of cold-rolled sheet steel..."
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Originally Posted by MichaelW View Post
OK, so it is a brittle intermetallic compound which makes ultrastrong low-density steel with large ductility, but why quibble.
It is mostly real steel with nano-sized aluminium crystals acting as "fibres" in a composite to reduce and control micro fractures. Another neat technology from Korea.
So you're saying it's both steel and aluminum. So do the "steel is real" people like it for the steel, or hate it for the Al.
I'm not sure if there are that many Al afficianados out there (Cult of CAAD excepted).

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This is all only relevant if you can make bikes out of it.
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Old 10-16-15, 02:08 PM
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maybe the latest version of unobtanium.
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add more Beryllium
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Originally Posted by MichaelW View Post
OK, so it is a brittle intermetallic compound which makes ultrastrong low-density steel with large ductility, but why quibble.
It is mostly real steel with nano-sized aluminium crystals acting as "fibres" in a composite to reduce and control micro fractures. Another neat technology from Korea.
North or South?
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Originally Posted by MichaelW View Post
OK, so it is a brittle intermetallic compound which makes ultrastrong low-density steel with large ductility, but why quibble.
It is mostly real steel with nano-sized aluminium crystals acting as "fibres" in a composite to reduce and control micro fractures. Another neat technology from Korea.
The guy that fixed my Furnace told me "no worries now sir you now have larger ductility"...
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