Processing, Development, and Applications of Metal Foams – A Review

A new category of innovative materials in the category of environmentally friendly materials is known as metallic foams or Metfoams. These materials belong to the class of cellular materials that have low densities as well as unique mechanical, electrical, thermal, and acoustic characteristics. When many of these characteristics are integrated in applications, they show excellent promise for market penetration. Numerous processing methods for both open and closed-cell morphologies have been developed as a result of recent technical advancements in the field of metallic foams. This essay examines the typical method of producing metal foams. Based on metal characteristics, various methods for producing metal foams are discussed.

Keywords: Metal Foams, Cellular Materials, Advanced Materials, Properties.