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[Press Release on May 18th] Development of high-strength Mg nanowire

Press release from Kumamoto University on May 18th, 2018

Team of TOHO Metal Industry Co.Ltd, Fukuda Metal Foil & Powder Co.Ltd. and KU-Magnesium research center have developed high-strength nanowire of KUMADAI magnesium alloy with the diameter of 0.03 mm. The strength of the nanowire, 788 MPa is much higher than conventional Magnesium wires (~600 MPa).