It’s not clear that this is of any immediate relevance to metal stampers. It looks like production is still some years off. But it’s interesting to know about anyway. And odd that it would be developed by a steel company.
Kobe Steel Ltd said Thursday it has developed a new aluminum alloy, which it claims is the world’s strongest, for use in vehicles and fuel tanks for space shuttles.
tensile strength 10% higher than the aluminum-lithium alloy developed by Lockheed Martin