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  • Metal laminates and abalone: Science copying Nature

    Nifty new materials. Strong as steel, half as dense.

    An aluminum-titanium laminate equivalent of calcium carbonate/pliant protein layerings in animal shells. The neat article is here

    Applications include armor, peizoelectrics, vibration dampening and quite a bit more. How far off practical application is, is not detailed.

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    Sounds fun to weld
    I just need one more tool,just one!

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    • #3
      I pefer to laminate bologna on bread with cheese and lettuce. I don't know about stonger and tougher but the bologna burps last and last.

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