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Known fondly as the ‘Old Faithful’, the induction melter in Room 181 is an icon of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
Where would materials be without machines? This month we pay a visit to the ferocious arc melter in New Horizons – capable of melting nearly everything.
Where would materials be without machines? This month we pay a visit to the old hardness tester in Lab 183 – and consider why hardness is important.