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High-strength Material Advancements at Wayne State University May Lead to New Life-saving Steel
November 5, 2012
A group of researchers at Wayne State University's College of Engineering have been working to create advanced materials with high-yield strength, fracture toughness and ductility. Their efforts have led to the development of a new material consisting of bainitic steels and austempered ductile iron that has all these characteristics, ultimately resisting fatigue that can cause fractures in materials--often with catastrophic consequences.
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