Titanium Aluminide: One Step Closer to “Star Trek’s” Vision of the Future

It sounds a little like Mr. Scott of Star Trek who speaks of “transparent aluminum.”

Aircraft manufactuers will soon utilize a new alloy, titanium aluminide, that will significantly reduce the weight of airplanes.

Titanium aluminide, the alloy manufacturers have known about for years, will ultimately lead to cheaper vacations for those of us who like to travel.

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