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Nanocrystalline Coated Metal Foams for e.g. crashabsorbers

25.03.2011
The french-german institution for security and defence (ISL) and Saarland University joined their efforts and developed a method to strengthen the structur of metal foams. Experimental data shows a drastic increase in energy absorption capability. The light and robust material has excellent shockabsorbing qualities. The technology offers a significant improvement in mechanical features of usual metal foams. The effectiveness is based on a metallic coating applying crystalline nanoparticles onto the conventional metal foam. Application ranges are e.g. in the region of crashabsorbers for vehicles or in aerospace engineering.

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Universität des Saarlandes Wissens- und Technologietransfer GmbH PatentVerwertungsAgentur der saarländischen Hochschulen
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Dr. Annekathrin Seifert (Dipl.-Chem.), Dipl.-Kfm. Axel Koch (MBA), Dr. Hauke Studier (Dipl.-Phys.)

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