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General Topics

A Better Way to 3D Print Metallic Glass

25.10.2018 tribonet 593 Views

In the last several years, 3D printing with plastics has advanced rapidly. Now, a team of researchers have shown that it may soon be as easy and practical to use metals with 3D printing. Led […]

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How to get sprayed metal coatings to stick

04.12.2017 tribonet 617 Views

Micrographs of a metal surface after impact by metal particles. Craters are formed due to melting of the surface from the impact. Image courtesy of the researchers. “When spraying metal coatings, melting hurts rather than […]

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Advanced Materials

Metal with Memory: Shaping the Future of Aviation

13.11.2017 tribonet 266 Views

While aeronautics researchers across the globe continue to develop technologies that will make air travel more efficient, more sustainable and safer, there is a group of NASA researchers who are altering the long-held view that […]