Researchers develop "super-elastic alloy" that could resist quakes

07/5/2011 | AZoM

Researchers in Japan have developed a super-elastic alloy that could return to its original form at any temperature and could be used in buildings to absorb shocks from earthquakes. The material is a combination of nickel and iron-based alloy that when applied to buildings could help resist the stress and vibrations during earthquakes.

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