Whatâ€™s called a game-changing semi-solid aluminum die-casting system that moulds metal at the texture of ice cream is about to begin production of lightweight car parts. Canadaâ€™s National Research Council says the system, which took seven years and C$12 million ($11.6 million) to develop, likely will lead to critical brake and suspension components made of aluminum becoming far more common in inexpensive mass-produced vehicles. Until now, such car parts have been made from heavy iron or ...
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