Wikipedia 10K Redux by Reagle from Starling archive. Bugs abound!!!
A metal alloy invented by [[/Hank Rearden|Hank Rearden]]. It is lighter than traditional steel but stronger, and is to steel what steel was to iron. It is described as greenish-blue. Initially no one is willing to use Rearden because no one wants to stick his neck out and be the first to try it. Finally, [[/Dagny Taggart|Dagny Taggart]] places an order for Rearden Metal when she needs rails to rebuild the dying /RioNorteLine. The first thing made from Rearden Metal is a /Bracelet. Rearden Metal appears in: /SectioN114 /SectioN121 /SectioN131 /SectioN148