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(The Conversation)   South Africa is one step closer to processed titanium alloys, refuses to comment on vibranium production   (theconversation.com) divider line
    More: Interesting, Titanium, Titanium alloys, Iron, Tensile strength, Electric arc furnace, new low-cost titanium alloys, amounts of other elements, Corrosion  
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2019-11-06 08:45:58 AM  
That article is just one big plea for capital investment by a guy who's got a lot of "if"s in his pitch.
 
2019-11-06 08:52:41 AM  
They need to identify the parts on elevators that keep breaking and fabricate replacement parts from titanium.
 
2019-11-06 01:32:26 PM  
hopefully better than "Chinesium"
 
2019-11-06 03:49:49 PM  
but is about 56% as dense and 45% lighter.


This stat brought to you by the Department of Redundancy Bureau.
 
2019-11-06 04:19:01 PM  

Day_Old_Dutchie: They need to identify the parts on elevators that keep breaking and fabricate replacement parts from titanium.


They could be made from a stronger alloy of steel and break even less.

People can't seem to get it through their heads that titanium isn't magic.  It's only almost as strong as steel while being significantly lighter.
 
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