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Oerlikon to acquire Scoperta for its materials development via computational software

May 06, 2017

Oerlikon, Switzerland, announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire Scoperta Inc., San Diego, an innovative developer of advanced materials via computational software.

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British hospital 3D prints custom medical models, reduces surgery time by hours

May 06, 2017

Stratasys, 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.

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Baker Furnace heavy-duty industrial oven pre-heats aluminum ingots

May 05, 2017

Baker 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.

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Lindberg/MPH ships aluminum melting and holding equipment for die casting

May 05, 2017

Lindberg/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.

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Wisconsin Oven steam-heated ovens have temperature uniformity of ±5°F at 240°F

May 05, 2017

Wisconsin 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.

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Hybrid technology combines 3D printing, traditional grinding to produce ship propeller

May 01, 2017

The 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.

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Consider Volunteering for Materials Camp

May 01, 2017

Did you know that there is a perfect way for you to work with our high school-level youth and volunteer at the same time?

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Braidy Industries to invest $1.3 billion to build aluminum rolling mill in Kentucky

May 01, 2017

Braidy Industries Inc., Ashland, Kentucky, announces that it will spend $1.3 billion to build an auto body sheet and aerospace plate aluminum rolling mill, the nation's first greenfield aluminum rolling mill in over three decades.

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Terahertz radiation detects corrosion in steel rebar through two inches of concrete

May 01, 2017

NIST, Gaithersburg, Md., announces that its scientists have developed a noninvasive "spectral fingerprint" terahertz radiation technique that reveals the corrosion of concrete-encased steel before it can cause any significant degradation of the structure it supports.

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One Minute Mentor: Physical Metallurgy of Expanded Austenite

April 27, 2017

The microstructural feature responsible for the favorable technological properties resulting from low-temperature gaseous thermochemical treatment is a supersaturation of nitrogen and/or carbon in austenite. This is called expanded austenite.

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