Hardening Lightweight Metal Foams with Nanocoating

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-35818
Published January 01, 2020 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

Bones are strong and stable and can cope with loads almost as well as steel. But despite their strength, they are light enough to be easily moved by humans and animals. The secret lies in the combination of a hard, exterior shell that encases a porous lattice-like network of bone tissue in the interior of the bone. This structure saves on material and reduces weight.