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Stainless Magnesium Breakthrough Bodes Well For Manufacturing

fergus07 (1145927) writes | about 10 months ago

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fergus07 (1145927) writes "Magnesium alloys are very attractive to the aerospace and automotive industries due to their light weight, specific strength and easy machinability ... but they corrode easily. A team at Monash University in Australia has now discovered a novel and potentially game-changing approach to the problem: poisoning the chemical reactions leading to corrosion of magnesium alloys by adding a dash of arsenic to the recipe."

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webmistressrachel (903577) | about 10 months ago | (#44706523)

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