A team of University of Virginia scientists has developed a non-magnetic amorphous steel they say is three times stronger than conventional steel. The new product presently is too brittle for commercial use, but the researchers hope to solve that problem and have the new steel formulation available for the marketplace in three to five years. The researchers call the new steel DARVA-Glass 101 and say potential uses include lighter auto sheetmetal, ship hulls, skyscrapers and ...
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