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Metal analyzer improves strength of metals and safety of troops

Posted by on October 10, 2008

Steel castings used in critical military applications can now be quickly analyzed to help improve the metal’s strength and performance thanks to researchers at Missouri S&T. The university recently purchased a metal analyzer that tests for non-metallic particles, called inclusions. Inclusions can reduce the durability of a metal part, which could lead to a shortened part lifespan in critical components, such as armor and canons.

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