Alloy
An alloy is a material composed of two or more metals or a metal and a nonmetal. An alloy may be a solid solution of the elements (a single phase), a mixture of metallic phases (two or more solutions)...
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A Flash Of Light Occurs At Moment Of Conception
Scientists have discovered that a "breathtaking" flash of light occurs at the moment of conception. For the first time, researchers from Northwestern University have now demonstrated that when a huma...
Scientists Get First Glimpse Of Conductivity That Could Break Size Barriers For Memory
Scientists from Stanford University and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have made the first direct images showing that electrical currents can flow along the boundaries...
4-D Technology Allows Self-Folding Of Complex Objects
The technology, developed by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), could be used to create 3-D structures that sequentially f...
Mysterious Viking Sword Made With Technology From The Future?
The Viking sword Ulfberht was made of metal so pure it baffled archaeologists. It was thought the technology to forge such metal was not invented for another 800 or more years, during the Industrial R...
Memory Alloy Bounces Back Into Shape 10 Million Times
Engineers have produced an alloy that springs back into shape even after it is bent more than 10 million times. "Memory shape alloys" like this have many potential uses, but present incarnations are p...
A Metal Composite That Will (Literally) Float Your Boat
Researchers have demonstrated a new metal matrix composite that is so light that it can float on water. A boat made of such composites will not sink despite damage to its structure. This first lightwe...
Apple Patent Reveals Plans For Liquidmetal
Back in 2012 we had heard the rumors that Apple was planning on making an iPhone out of the liquidmetal alloy, which was backed up by the inventor of liquidmetal who claims that such a feat could happ...
Nanotech Used 2000 Years Ago to Make History's Sharpest Swords
Damascus swords — sharp enough to slice a falling piece of silk in half, strong enough to split stones without dulling — owe their legendary qualities to carbon nanotubes, says chemist and Nobel laure...
Molybdenum
Molybdenum is element number 42 and it plays a crucial role in biology. Videos about all the elements at http://www.periodicvideos.com.
Zinc
Newer version of our zinc video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99wPiMb-k0o Zinc is element number 30. Videos about all the elements at http://www.periodic...
Tungsten
Tungsten, element number 74, is most famously associated with lightbulbs. Videos about all the elements at http://www.periodicvideos.com/
Tantalum
Tantalum is element number 73. Videos about all the elements at http://www.periodicvideos.com/
Rhenium
NEWER RHENIUM VIDEO FROM US AT: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRccwkEmOYg Rhenium is element number 75. Videos about all the elements at http://www.periodic...
Niobium
Niobium is element number 41. Videos about all the elements at http://www.periodicvideos.com/
Amalgam (dentistry)
In dentistry, amalgam is an alloy of mercury with various metals used for dental fillings. It commonly consists of mercury (50%), silver (~22-32% ), tin (~14%), copper (~8%), and other trace metals. D...
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Mokume-gane
Mokume-gane (木目金, Mokumegane) sometimes spelled Mokume-game, although this appears to be an erroneous variant; is a mixed-metal laminate with distinctive layered patterns. This term describes ...
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Neodymium magnet
A neodymium magnet (also known as NdFeB, NIB or Neo magnet), the most widely used type of rare-earth magnet, is a permanent magnet made from an alloy of neodymium, iron and boron to form the Nd2Fe14B ...
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Niello
Niello is a black mixture of copper, silver, and lead sulphides, used as an inlay on engraved or etched metal. It can be used for filling in designs cut from metal. The Egyptians are credited with ...
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Shape memory alloy
A shape-memory alloy (SMA, smart metal, memory metal, memory alloy, muscle wire, smart alloy) is an alloy that "remembers" its original shape and that when deformed returns to its pre-deformed shape w...
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Steel
Steels are alloys of iron and carbon, widely used in construction and other applications because of their high tensile strengths and low costs. Carbon, other elements, and inclusions within iron act a...
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Superalloy
A superalloy, or high-performance alloy, is an alloy that exhibits several key characteristics: excellent mechanical strength, resistance to thermal creep deformation, good surface stability and resi...
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Aluminium alloy
Aluminium alloys (or aluminum alloys; see spelling differences) are alloys in which aluminium (Al) is the predominant metal. The typical alloying elements are copper, magnesium, manganese, silicon, ti...
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Beryllium copper
Beryllium copper (BeCu), also known as copper beryllium (CuBe), beryllium bronze and spring copper, is a copper alloy with 0.5—3% beryllium and sometimes with other alloying elements. Beryllium coppe...
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Copper alloys
Copper alloys are metal alloys that have copper as their principal component. They have high resistance against corrosion. The best known traditional types are bronze, where tin is a significant addit...