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Strength of material

  1. Feb 21, 2015 #1
    which commercially available material has maximum strength but minimum weight ?
     
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  3. Feb 21, 2015 #2

    phinds

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    Why would you believe that there is a single material that it stronger than all others AND lighter than all others? Normally that sort of thing is a tradeoff between the two.
     
  4. Feb 21, 2015 #3

    billy_joule

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    Google 'specific strength'.
     
  5. Feb 21, 2015 #4
    Kevlar.

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  6. Feb 22, 2015 #5
    thanx i got what i wanted
     
  7. Feb 22, 2015 #6

    phinds

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    Which is?
     
  8. Feb 22, 2015 #7
    well for my use stainless steel is enough
     
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