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Looking for a solid material that can easily be made pliable

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Looking for a solid material that can easily be made pliable (though heating, chemical reaction, electricity etc.) then returned to solid. Would need to be able change back and forth over and over again without effecting the integrity of the material.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  Martin replied 7 years ago.
HelloCustomer welcome to Just Answer.

It always depend of the number of cycles you want. I know of some way to do this. Clay (with dry and humid cycle) could fit that description. Also shape memory metal click this link, Thermo plastics (those used to be shaped under vacuum while heated), ice of all kinds (carbonic, water, mercury), ferrofluid (can become solid if froze) click this link, electro active polymers click this link

Edited by Martin on 3/22/2010 at 4:06 AM EST
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