Materials: Forging Ahead

Materials: Forging Ahead
May 1, 2012 Economist.com
manufacturing Materials

Manufacturers are increasingly working with new, game-changing ingredients, becoming more and more inventive when it comes to the materials they use. The motivating factor behind this is the desire to continue to use experienced, high-end manufactures who are capable of guaranteeing a quality product – that obviously charge more than low-cost (inexperienced) manufacturers in foreign countries. As a result, high end manufacturers are being forced to harness their creative thinking. The result thus far? An influx of new, game-changing ingredients entering the manufacturing arena in increasingly innovative ways. One such example of this is Rolls-Royce turbine blades…

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