Materials

NASA's Hot 100 Technologies: Materials & Coatings

Shape Memory Alloys Shape Memory Alloys (SMAs) can be deformed at low temperature and recover their original shape upon heating. New alloys can operate up to ~300 °C, compared to ~80 °C for commercially available alloys. SMAs can be used in adaptive structures, actuators, heat detection devices, medical devices, high-temperature automotive components, aeronautics, and military.

Posted in: Materials, Coatings & Adhesives, Techs for License, Articles

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Retrofitting for Sustainability: Carbon-Smart and Cost-Effective Solutions

As the sustainable design movement continues to grow rapidly throughout the US, architectural engineers, building product manufacturers, and construction business owners must keep up with stringent environmental regulations amidst a quickly changing landscape of new green materials.

Posted in: Materials, Solar Power, Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Articles, Features, GDM

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