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One Minute Mentor: Diffusivity of Nitrogen in Austenite

May 26, 2017

The diffusivity of nitrogen in γN was determined from the stepwise denitriding kinetics of initially fully nitrided homogenous (stress-free) expanded austenite coupons.

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Nucor to build 72-inch-wide hot band galvanizing/pickling line at its Kentucky mill

May 25, 2017

Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., is investing an estimated $176 million to build a 72-inch-wide hot band galvanizing and pickling line at its sheet mill in Ghent, Kentucky.

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Wisconsin Oven ships walk-in oven to medical equipment manufacturer

May 24, 2017

Wisconsin Oven Corp., East Troy, Wis., has shipped an electrically heated enhanced-duty walk-in series oven to a medical equipment manufacturer for sterilizing its products.

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Evraz North America to double heat treat capacity for OCTG at facility in Alberta

May 24, 2017

Evraz North America, Chicago, announces that it has approved engineering design work and ordering of long-lead time equipment to install a new heat treatment line at its facility in Red Deer, Alberta, for oil country tubular goods.

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Electrically heated aluminum melting furnace has melt rate of 50 pounds per hour

May 24, 2017

Lindberg/MPH, Riverside, Mich., has shipped an electrically heated hand-tilting aluminum melting furnace to a manufacturer in the aluminum sand casting industry.

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MTS installs Echo remote lab monitoring technology in Brazilian research institute

May 24, 2017

MTS Systems Corp., Eden Prairie, Minn., has completed the installation of the MTS Echo remote lab monitoring technology in the Civil Engineering Structural and Materials Laboratory at Rio de Janeiro's Pontificia Universidade Católica (PUC-Rio).

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Can-Eng to build 36-foot rotary hearth furnace for titanium aerospace forgings

May 24, 2017

Can-Eng Furnaces International Ltd., Niagara Falls, Ontario, has been contracted to commission a turnkey 36 ft. diameter "pancake" style rotary hearth furnace for a leading North American aerospace supplier.

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Super Systems automated system enables tight nitriding process control for Callies

May 24, 2017

Super Systems Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio, reports that Callies Precision Engine Components has installed an SSI automated system with the ability to achieve tight nitriding process control using an easy-to-use recipe system that maintains tight tolerances on temperature, gas flow, and nitriding potential.

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Anton Paar Revetest3 coating scratch tester enables automatic detection of critical loads

May 23, 2017

Anton Paar USA, Ashland, Va., presents the third generation of the Revetest scratch tester, the RST3, the only scratch tester on the market that features automatic detection of critical loads.

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Barium-tin-oxide transparent thin film could improve electronics and solar cells

May 22, 2017

The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, announces that a team of researchers has developed a barium-tin-oxide transparent highly conductive thin film in which they replaced elemental tin with a chemical precursor of tin.

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