Manufacturing routes for metallic foams

  title={Manufacturing routes for metallic foams},
  author={John Banhart},
  • J. Banhart
  • Published 1 December 2000
  • Materials Science
  • JOM
The study of metallic foams has become attractive to researchers interested in both scientific and industrial applications. In this paper, various methods for making such foams are presented and discussed. Some techniques start from specially prepared molten metals with adjusted viscosities. Such melts can be foamed by injecting gases or by adding gas-releasing blowing agents which cause the formation of bubbles during their in-situ decomposition. Another method is to prepare supersaturated… 
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