With so many new building materials on the market, it can be hard to know which ones will be best for your project.
Here are a few key takeaways.1.
The key ingredient in these materials is the metal, which is made from the molten metal inside a metal-rich ore, such as lead, gold, and platinum.
The metal’s melting point is lower than that of the solid, so the material can withstand temperatures of up to 3,000 degrees Celsius (5,000 Fahrenheit).2.
The material’s properties vary from a few thousandths of a millimeter to several meters in thickness.
It can hold up to 4,000 tons.3.
Some of these materials have been used for more than a century, and some are still being used today.
But new building products are changing the way we build.