Use of lighter materials instead of steel and aluminum in railroad cars and track.

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Posted by Overmod on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 10:04 PM

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I don't know why no one has mentioned titanium. Surely that would be lighter.Stick out tongue

Not light on the pocketbook, though!  And pyrophoric as hell in accidents -- fountains of sparks.

Hell, we could mention columbium, zirconium, vanadium, molybdenum and all the other fun things admixed with titanium to make interesting things.  They are expensive too...

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Posted by CandOforprogress2 on Monday, February 12, 2018 3:06 PM

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