Steel Hardness Tester | GRHardnessTester.comA new paper has strength almost as strong as steel.  Lars Berglund, from the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, developed a process that keeps the properties of fibers intact when he realized that the processes used to pulp wood damages the fibers.  Mechanical testing proved that the paper is stronger than cast iron, with 214 megapascals.  Steel used for buildings has 250 megapascals.  Normal paper is less than 1 megapascal.

 

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