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March 30, 2017Praxair Inc., Danbury, Conn., announces that its subsidiary Praxair Surface Technologies, Indianapolis, has been awarded a ten-year contract by Rolls-Royce to apply its Tribomet abrasive coatings to rotating components in jet engines for wide-body aircraft.
March 30, 2017Ipsen, Cherry Valley, Ill., recently shipped a Titan H2 vacuum heat-treating system with 2-bar gas quenching to Costa Rica, where it will be used to manufacture surgical components.
March 30, 2017Lindberg/MPH, Riverside, Mich., has shipped a gas-fired melting and holding furnace with a maximum temperature of 850°F for melting and holding up to 45,000 pounds of molten zinc for diecasting.
March 29, 2017Wisconsin Oven Corp., East Troy, Wis., has shipped a natural gas-fired four-zone solution treatment conveyor furnace for treating forged aluminum parts for AR-15 rifles prior to quenching in water.
March 22, 2017The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, announces that its researchers have discovered a separation process that could make purifying recycled rare earth elements much less expensive.
March 22, 2017Instron, Norwood, Mass., reports that the newly released ISO 6892-1:2016 standard for ambient tensile testing of metallic materials provides greater clarity of the major changes that were introduced in the previous version, ISO 6892-1:2009.
March 22, 2017Arconic, New York, announces a multi-year supply deal with Toyota North America to supply aluminum for its all-new Lexus RX models, Toyota's first vehicle in North America to prominently feature aluminum exterior panels.
March 22, 2017Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, Ill., announces that a research team has developed a self-lubricating diamondlike carbon tribofilm that regenerates itself by breaking down the molecules of lubricating oil and rebuilding the tribofilm as it is worn away.
March 20, 2017Bruker, Billerica, Mass., introduces the SkyScan 1275, a high-speed X-ray microtomography benchtop system specially designed for fast scanning using new advances in the technology of X-ray sources and efficient flat-panel detectors.
March 20, 2017Materion Corp., Mayfield Heights, Ohio, announces that it has acquired the target materials business of the Heraeus Group to strengthen its position in precious and non-precious target materials for the semiconductor, architectural and automotive glass, photovoltaic, and display markets.