Materials scientist, Bruce Cook, discusses the super hard, low friction, and lubricious alloy know as BAM.
So they mixed a little magnesium and aluminum with a lot of boride and pounded it into a fine powder. Then they put it into a vacuum chamber.
The revolutionary material consists of boron, aluminum and magnesium (with titanium boride creating a superhard substance. But that isn't what the researchers had set out to discover. About Wiley volochek.info Wiley Job Network. Aluminum Sodium Sulfate Dodecahydrate. Not logged in Talk Contributions Create account Log in. And it was virtually impossible to polish, suggesting that it was resisting all attempts to erode its surface.