Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 40, Issue 22, pp 5793–5799 | Cite as

Potential applications for steel and titanium metal foams

  • A. Salimon
  • Y. Bréchet
  • M. F. Ashby
  • A. L. Greer
Mechanical Behavior of Cellular Solids


Techniques for making metal cellular structures have been successfully developed to commercialize aluminium and nickel foam. Work to extend these methods to create steel and titanium foams is well advanced. The question arises: in which applications might they find success? Here we apply a general methodology for exploring potential applications to answer this question.


Polymer Aluminium Titanium Nickel Foam 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Salimon
    • 1
  • Y. Bréchet
    • 1
  • M. F. Ashby
    • 2
  • A. L. Greer
    • 3
  1. 1.L.T.P.C.MDomaine Universitaire de GrenobleSaint Martin d'Heres CedexFrance
  2. 2.Engineering DepartmentUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  3. 3.Department of Materials Science and MetallurgyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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