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March 16, 2017Researchers of the Paul Scherrer Institute in Switzerland have reportedly made detailed 3-D images of a commercially available computer chip, marking the first time a nondestructive method has visualized the paths of a chip's internal 45-nm-wide wiring and its 34-nm-high transistors clearly without distortions or deformations.
March 16, 2017A team of researchers at the University of Barcelona has reportedly demonstrated a new bonding technique for surface mounted devices in which an inkjet printer with ink that incorporates silver nanoparticles bonds the devices.
March 16, 2017Nikon Metrology, Brighton, Mich., introduces the XT V 160, a highly flexible and cost-effective electronics and semiconductor inspection system designed for production facilities and failure analysis laboratories.
March 16, 2017In nitriding treatment furnaces, the heating is done electrically, and the fluidizing gas composition is chosen to provide the optimum chemistry for the desired surface treatment (usually a mixture of NH3 + N2, with CH4 added when nitrocarburizing is desired).
March 15, 2017Wisconsin Oven Corp., East Troy, Wis., has shipped three electrically heated, heavy-duty walk-in ovens with temperature uniformity of ±5°F for composite curing.
March 14, 2017Seco Warwick, Meadville, Pa., announces that its engineering team has designed an innovative technology for continuous control over the heating and cooling of the entire cycle in multi-chamber furnaces.
March 14, 2017Lucifer Furnaces, Warrington, Pa., has shipped a customized benchtop heat-treating furnace to R. Hueter Co., Beverly, Mass., a CNC machine shop, to harden beryllium-copper pins.
March 14, 2017Sinterite, a Gasbarre Furnace Group Company, St. Marys, Pa., recently installed a continuous belt furnace for development of sintering, brazing, annealing, and heat treatment applications at the new Air Liquide Shanghai Research & Technology Center.
March 13, 2017Dynacast International, Charlotte, N.C., has signed a definitive share purchase agreement to acquire Signicast LLC, a highly automated and vertically integrated manufacturer of precision investment cast parts.
March 13, 2017Birmingham City University, England, has signed an exclusive partnership with Meridian Lightweight Technologies, Plymouth, Mich., to showcase magnesium diecast components as viable alternatives for luxury car makers and the aerospace industry.