Shape Memory Alloy

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Shape Memory Alloy
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This metallic wire is made of a special alloy of nickel and titanium (commonly termed a shape memory alloy) that is able to contract 4% or more when heated and then return to its original shape when cooling. Shape memory actuators (SMA) are found in a wide variety of applications, from medical devices (portable insulin pumps) to computers and vending machines.

Sample ID: 573

Particularities

State
Solid
Compound
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Categories
Metal
Curiosities
Transformative
Relationships
Titanium | Heat | Transformation | Shape Memory | Nickel

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