Design Guide 4.2: Introduction to hot-crucible molding, and more…

Our team is dedicated to helping you become an expert in Liquidmetal. To do so, we present the highest level of transparency possible. Recent developments surrounding Liquidmetal capabilities have been

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New White Paper: A Case for Liquidmetal Alloys

There are many manufacturing methods and materials available to designers of metal components today. The processes each offer different benefits but are never without trade-offs. Similarly, different materials allow for

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Liquidmetal Design Guide 3.0 Available For Free Download

As the Liquidmetal process and alloy continue gaining traction in a changing manufacturing marketplace, there is a growing need for comprehensive engineering information on the technology. Following its total update,

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Liquidmetal Welding – Developing Amorphous Joining Methods

Welding is a joining process commonly used to build larger structures out of smaller components. Because amorphous metal formation requires specific critical cooling rates, the part size and thickness are

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Pre-screening of Biocompatibility for Liquidmetal LM105 Alloy

We are very pleased to present the results from our first round of ISO 10993 testing for our latest commercial alloy, LM105. ISO 10993 is a set of standards used

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Quantifying Liquidmetal’s Phenomenal Dimensional Consistency

One of our most popular case studies compares various manufacturing methods for a missile component that controls flight. Supersonic missiles are highly sensitive to the exact geometry of control surfaces and precision

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Salt water Immersion Corrosion Testing

In a previous corrosion properties post we began a salt water immersion test – explaining results for the first and second month would be coming soon. A simple salt water

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Spring Prototype Test Results

The following prototype showcases the extraordinary elastic properties of Liquidmetal as a clamp. To protect customer confidentiality, we have disguised the geometry but are reporting actual results. We hope these

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Corrosion Properties

Liquidmetal alloy has high resistance to corrosion for a number of reasons. Firstly, crystal defects, such as grain boundaries and dislocations, can act like galvanic cells to initiate localized corrosion

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Comparing Liquidmetal Alloy Microstructure with MIM and 3D Printing

The difference in microstructure between Liquidmetal alloy and other materials may be the most underappreciated difference between Liquidmetal alloy components and products manufactured with other techniques such as metal injection

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The Liquidmetal Process – Elegant, Clean and Simple

Many experienced product designers confuse Liquidmetal Injection Molding with MIM* (Metal Injection Molding). In an attempt to clarify the difference we have been crafting our message more carefully, and our

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Physics Today Features Bulk Metallic Glass

As Liquidmetal Technologies manufactures parts for new and exciting applications, Liquidmetal alloys continue to gain substantial attention from material scientists and physicists due to the unique properties and performance advantages

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Liquidmetal Bounces Back

In material science, deformation (described quantitatively as strain) occurs when a load (described quantitatively as stress) is applied to a material sufficient enough to cause the material to change shape.

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Why Does a Ball Bearing Bounce So High on Liquidmetal Alloy?

While metallic glass has existed for decades, the majority of people became aware of its revolutionary properties when it was introduced as a product by Liquidmetal Technologies. Many people have

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Liquidmetal Alloys Produce Beautiful As-Cast Finishes

For designers who have traditionally expected dull, unattractive and pitted surfaces of traditional metal injection molded and die-cast parts, seeing the gorgeous as-cast surface of a Liquidmetal part comes as

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Liquidmetal Perforators May Revolutionize Oil Well Completions

There is a secret to designing an explosive device that penetrates heavy armor. More than a hundred years ago designers discovered a munitions device is more powerful when the explosive

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Liquidmetal Formed Mirrors

Mirrors are used every day by nearly everyone. A reasonably accurate, inexpensive mirror can be made by simply silvering a plate of glass. Deliberate distortions can be made by forming

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Liquidmetal Alloys, Amorphous Metal and Metallic Glasses

You may have been reading about recent developments in metals technology from a diverse range of sources. Many of the exotic metal alloys being described are actually the same material

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