Aluminum Flakes Tag

The 10 Strongest Materials Known to Man

08.05.2015 in Transmet Blog

Have you ever heard of Buckypaper, a material 500 times stronger than steel and ten times lighter? What about Lonsdaleite, a material formed when meteorites hit Earth?   Below are the 10 strongest materials known to man:   #10 Spiders’ Silk Darwin bark spiders’ silk…

A Unique Aluminum Casting

08.01.2014 in Transmet Blog

Walter Tschinkel is an entomologist and former professor of Biological Science at Florida State University. He has devised an unusual and striking way to study ant colonies. He pours molten aluminum in them. After the aluminum cools the excavation begins and the resulting casting is…

Transmet’s Rapidly Solidified Aluminum Flakes

08.01.2014 in News & Events

Transmet produced 1,000 lbs of High Strength Alloy Rapidly Solidified Aluminum Flakes. The Rapidly Solidified Flakes provide Nano-Grained structures that provide superior strength properties to aluminum that are impossible to obtain in other manufacturing processes. To convert the flakes into a usable form the flakes…