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Nitinol Memory Wire and Demonstration Kits

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What do elephants and nitinol wire have in common? A good memory! Introduce students to a shape memory alloy that changes phases near 50° C and can be easily heat-treated to "remember" a certain shape. Then challenge students to explain the contradiction with metal properties when a straight piece of wire dropped in hot water contracts (not expands) to form a new shape. Nitinol wire can be reused an unlimited number of times. Kit includes a special tool to make intricate wire patterns.

 
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What do elephants and nitinol wire have in common? A good memory! Introduce students to a shape memory alloy that changes phases near 50° C and can be easily heat-treated to "remember" a certain shape. Then challenge students to explain the contradiction with metal properties when a straight piece of wire dropped in hot water contracts (not expands) to form a new shape. Nitinol wire can be reused an unlimited number of times. Kit includes a special tool to make intricate wire patterns. Materials support at least 3 demos. Includes instructions.

 
 
 
 
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