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American Scientific Nitinol Memory Wire Products for Science Education

Nitinol (pronounced “night-in-all”) is an alloy metal; its name stands for Nickel (Ni), Titanium (Ti), and the Naval Ordnance Laboratory (NOL) where it was discovered

Manufacturer:  American Scientific 10010130PK

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Catalog No. S13162

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  • Bend it, then drop it into hot water and watch it return to its original shape!
  • This crystalline metal changes phase around 75°C
  • You can also retrain this wire by annealing it
  • First, bend it into the desired shape, heat it to a dull red glow along the entire length, and then cool it by immersing it in water
  • After cooling, the wire can be deformed but will instantly return to its newly trained shape when dunked into hot water!
  • Specifications


    1 ft. long
    30 Pack
    0.001 lb. each
    0.5 mm
    Teacher's Guide
    0.43 g each
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