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What is Liquidmetal used for?
Rumors that the iPhone 5 or the 2012 refresh of the MacBook Pro could feature case components made of the high-tech amorphous alloy called Liquidmetal has generated a lot of interest in this material.
Liquidmetal is the commercial name given to an alloy that is almost twice as strong as the strongest titanium alloys. It was developed by Caltech in 2003 and has been used in a broad range of military, medical, luxury, consumer, industrial, and sporting goods products.
Let's take a look at some of the uses that this fascinating material has been put to.
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