shape memory alloy

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shape memory alloy

[′shāp ¦mem·rē ′al‚ȯi]
(metallurgy)
An alloy that, after being deformed, can recover its original shape when it is heated.
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The HUAWEI FreeLace is made of memory metal wrapped in liquid silicon which offers a decorative appearance, and feels soft and skin-friendly.
Huawei says that the FreeLace is made of memory metal wrapped in liquid silicon "which offers a decorative appearance, and feels soft and skin-friendly".
These vintage-inspired aviator frames are made from Memory Metal, a highly qualitative material.
Marketing manager at International Eyewear, Olivia Young, said: "Titanflex is at the forefront of memory metal technology with optical frames composed of an exclusive titanium metal alloy, which is 10 times more flexible than standard metal and around one third lighter than conventional materials."
Summary: This is a brief review of the Fascinating Shape Memory Alloys, commonly known as smart metal, memory metal, memory alloy, muscle wire, smart alloy.
manufacturers of Nitinol metal implants for musculoskeletal fixation and is a market leader in the use of memory metal implants for bone fixation.
The Speed Triad implant, BME's newest addition to the Speed product line, is made of the shape memory metal Nitinol and is designed with a bowing bridge and a converging proximal leg that provides compression along the long axis of the bone segments.
Materials like plastic, metal and memory metal can also be specified within the search results as can the frame width.
Nitinol [also known as a shape memory alloy (SMA), smart alloy, memory metal, or muscle wire] is an alloy that "remembers" its shape.
Lightweight, but durable, they have adjustable rubber nose pads, a memory metal bridge, and saltwater effectiveness.
This one from Griffin, however, fashioned from memory metal, is about the slickest there is.
This one from Griffin, fashioned from memory metal, is about the slickest there is.