Memory Alloy Made From Base And Transition Metals To Find Greater Use In Medical Field

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A new alloy produced recently by engineers will soon be used widely in the medical field, BBC reportedd. The alloy proved to be the most resilient material on record, which “springs back into shape even after it is bent more than 10 million times.”

The alloy is made up of nickel, copper and titanium, which can be applied in several areas, aircraft parts, artificial heart valves and refrigerators, the BBC report added. As it is, shape memory alloys are the choice material for heart stents.

Read more at: http://www.ibtimes.com.au/memory-alloy-made-base-transition-metals-find-greater-use-medical-field-1450636

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