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May 10, 2017It was great to see so many of you at the Thermal Spray Characterization: Materials, Coatings and Processes event held in Charleston last month. I've received a lot of very positive feedback from the attendees of this event. A big thank you again to Rick Bajan and the organizing committee which made this event possible.
May 10, 2017The angle of impingement of the spray stream is a source of porosity, because of shadowing. The diagram illustrates the type of shadowing generally associated with coatings sprayed at angles below 45° from the optimal normal angle of incidence.
May 10, 2017Retech Systems LLC, Ukiah, Calif., reports that, after years of research and development between Retech and partner Ti-Solutions GmbH of Germany, Retech has been granted patents for a hybrid plasma-arc melting plus cold wall induction system for titanium aluminides.
May 07, 2017Optomec, Albuquerque, N.M., announces significant improvements in the ability to effectively print and post-process copper and copper/nickel (i.e., Constantan) inks on its Aerosol Jet systems.
May 06, 2017Oerlikon, Switzerland, announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire Scoperta Inc., San Diego, an innovative developer of advanced materials via computational software.
May 06, 2017Stratasys, Minneapolis, announces that its PolyJet 3D printing technology is helping to improve life-changing maxillofacial surgeries at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, England, by 3D printing customized models for pre-surgical preparation, thus enabling a reduction of up to 93% in surgical planning time associated with standard anatomical models.
May 05, 2017Baker Furnace, Brea, Calif., announces the shipment of a gas-fired batch oven for pre-heating large aluminum ingots that will be forged into aerospace parts at an aluminum forging company.
May 05, 2017Lindberg/MPH, Riverside, Mich., announces the shipment of an aluminum central melting furnace that holds 62,000 pounds of aluminum and has a melt rate of 6000 pounds per hour.
May 05, 2017Wisconsin Oven Corp., East Troy, Wis., has shipped two steam-heated batch ovens to a leading manufacturer of industrial products for curing a water-based adhesive applied to rolls of sandpaper.
May 01, 2017The Port of Rotterdam announces that its Rotterdam Additive Manufacturing Lab (RamLab) is working with Autodesk, San Rafael, Calif., to build a large ship propeller by combining 3D printing with traditional milling and grinding.