As strong as titanium but a tenth of the price

We’ve blogged about nanotechnology and its possible impact on operations, but it is sometime difficult to get a handle on exactly what this impact will be.  So this article from The Economist provides a good insight.  It seems that by using this technology materials scientists in Korea have produced an ally of steel that is as strong as titanium, but is likely to cost one tenth of its price.  It is yet to be manufactured on an industrial scale, but a trial is planned in the next few months.

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