Scientists engineer uncuttable Proteus
Aluminum jelly-ceramic material resists grinders, water jets Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – July 29, 2020
Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:43pm
An international research team from Europe, taking inspiration from nature, have devised a new aluminum-based material that turns the force of a cutting tool back onto itself.
This new lightweight material - named Proteus, after the shape-changing god in mythology - is made of ceramic spheres encased in a cellular aluminum structure, that in tests could not be cut by angle grinders, drills and...