New improved aluminum could have exterior structural vehicle applications

Sichuang Xue (left) Purdue postdoctoral research associate and Qiang Li (right), Purdue doctoral student preparing a sample to create super-strong aluminum alloys (image courtesy of Purdue).

By CRM Staff    West Lafayette, Indiana — February 20, 2018 — New research from Purdue University has found that the microstructure of aluminum can be manipulated in order to increase its strength and ductility. The improved aluminum showed strength equivalent to stainless steel.   Xinghang Zhang, professor of materials engineering at Purdue said, according […]