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Still waiting for the winning entry. Could it be yours? -MG-
Not to be confused with ESPN, sorry folks, none of that here. Surface roughness is the measurement of texture on the surface of an object, or in this case a textile. Fancy Scaning Electron Microscope… GO! Look at that roughness…mmmmm. Anyway, the reason to even care, because honestly why?, is that roughness can impart amazing properties to the surface it belongs to. How amazing, you...
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Stronger, Lighter, Better... Steel!
Steel processing hasn’t changed much in the last few decades, or has it? Recently, Gary Cola came to Dr. Suresh Babu at the University of Ohio with a startling invention, a 10 second heat treatment, that strengthens steel by 7% and also improves ductility up to 30%. Outrageous! Even the top researches didn’t believe it, or perhaps least of all. “The process that Gary described -...
Busy with lab work and thesis writing, so I’m neglecting my Bloggerly...– Materials Girl
Dear Followers and coincidental readers,
It’s CONTEST TIME! I love a good contest, so I’m having one. Right here on Materials Girl! Joy! And yes, there is a prize, I’m no cheapskate. I thought about having you recruit new readers, but that’s a little self serving, no? And this is about my appreciation of your eyeballs choosing to spend some of their limited and highly in demand time with me. Thanks. ...