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Video: Solution to cutting ‘gummy’ metals can be found in office supply store

By Faye Oney / September 5, 2018

Researchers have solved a common problem in the machining of gummy metals. They demonstrated that adhesive products like Sharpies and glue sticks provide cleaner cuts—which could ultimately result in lower machining costs for manufacturers.

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Video: No more rivet guns—Unweldable metals can now be 3-D printed, thanks to nanoparticles

By Faye Oney / September 27, 2017

Researchers have successfully 3-D printed unweldable aluminum alloys, incorporating zirconium-based nanopowders into the additive manufacturing process, which prevents hot cracking. They say they can now make any unweldable metal weldable using this process.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 15, 2016

Nanoparticles dance, concentrating solar power, four new elements named, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 15, 2016.

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Bringing the bounce: Unusual chemical structure gives new metallic glass material its elasticity

By Stephanie Liverani / May 5, 2016

Engineers at the University of Southern California, University of California, San Diego, and the California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, Calif.) created a new metallic glass material with an unusual chemical structure that makes it incredibly hard and yet elastic.

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New manufacturing method paves the way for production of ‘soft machines,’ robots

By Jessica McMathis / July 15, 2014

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a new manufacturing technique that will help make the commercial production of machines made of elastic materials and liquid metals more practical.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 17, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for June 18, 2014.

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