A new way to make lighter, stronger steel -- in a flash

A Detroit entrepreneur surprised university engineers here recently, when he invented a heat-treatment that makes steel 7 percent stronger than any steel on record in less than 10 seconds.

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Hasnain says:

It's interesting to see that even in such a developed field as steel making; an amateur can come along and make such big improvements in the process. (7 percent stronger; made in less than 10 seconds, compared to an average of a few hours to days for other steels).

Posted on 2011-06-12T10:21:51+0000