A new kind of steel alloy

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  1. cmartinez

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    bad link.
     
  3. jpanhalt

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    Link works for me, but not too many details. On searching Google, it seems the strength to weight ratio is as good or better than titanium. I would like to see how it performs at high temperatures and over time. How does it compare to titanium for corrosion? Can it be welded? (Apparently, some aluminum-steel alloys can be welded.) How easily is it machined?

    Of course, it is a preliminary report and is certainly well worth watching.

    John
     
  4. joeyd999

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    Sounds like Rearden Metal.
     
  5. atferrari

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    I wonder what its performance could be in marine environment.

    My experience is related just to small parts where Aluminium does not seem to stand well. Also I worked in full aluminium "wave piercing" ferries but they were brand new when I met them.
     
  6. tracecom

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    Ayn Rand is over my head; I think this is yet another derivative from Roswell.
     
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    And if it can be welded... how well does its properties hold up?
     
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