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3-D printing of liquid metals

The metal in this video is a liquid at room temperature, similar to water, but can be patterned into 3-D shapes due to a thin, solid oxide skin that forms on its surface. The metal is a eutectic alloy of gallium and indium.

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Credit: Collin Ladd, NC State University

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