Kaboom! Here's An Aluminum Mold
ALUMINUM HOLDS GREAT ALLURE FOR AUTO COMPANIES that want to boost fuel efficiency by reducing the weight of the car. But unlike steel, the lighter metal tends to tear during molding. To make it more elastic, researchers at Ohio State University are resurrecting a technology from the 1950s, which literally explodes thick sheets of aluminum into forms.
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