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Asylum Research develops full-featured video-rate atomic force microscope

February 03, 2017

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research, Goleta, Calif., announces the new Cypher VRS Video-Rate AFM, said to be the first and only full-featured video-rate atomic force microscope.

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In Memoriam: Prof. Franz Jeglitsch

January 30, 2017

Franz Jeglitsch, emeritus professor of Metallurgy and Materials Testing from Montan University Leoben, passed away in July 2016 at the age of 82 years.

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2017 Henry Clifton Sorby Awardee: Professor Sir Colin Humphreys

January 30, 2017

As the Chair of the IMS Sorby Award Selection Committee (SASC), it is my great pleasure to announce Professor Sir Colin Humphreys as the 2017 Henry Clifton Sorby Awardee and congratulate him on his achievement.

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Wisconsin Oven ships batch oven to Flame Treating to temper steel parts

January 30, 2017

Wisconsin Oven Corp., East Troy, Wis., has shipped a natural gas-fired draw batch oven to Flame Treating Systems Inc. in Durham, N.C., for tempering various steel parts.

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Solar Atmospheres invests with confidence in America

January 30, 2017

Solar Atmospheres, Souderton, Pa., announces that it placed an order on Jan. 20 for a large horizontal-loading ten-bar vacuum furnace with advanced cooling technology, built by its sister company, Solar Manufacturing Inc.

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Can-Eng to build continuous T-7 heat treatment system for aluminum castings

January 29, 2017

Can-Eng Furnaces Intl. Ltd., Niagara Falls, Ontario, has been contracted to design, manufacture, and commission an automated T7 Heat Treatment System for the processing of high-integrity aluminum automotive structural castings for a company in the European Union.

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Rolls Royce approves Wallwork Group for vacuum brazing of aerospace structures

January 29, 2017

Wallwork Group, U.K., announces that the scope of Rolls Royce approvals for the Bury (Manchester) site of metal thermal processing specialists Wallwork Group, has been extended to include the company's new vacuum brazing facility.

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Lindberg/MPH ships atmosphere box heat treating furnace for R&D

January 28, 2017

Lindberg/MPH, Riverside, Mich., announces the shipment of an atmosphere box furnace with a wide temperature range of 1400 to 2012┬░F for research and development purposes.

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Bruker acquires Hysitron for its nanomechanical testing instruments

January 27, 2017

Bruker, Billerica, Mass., announces that it has acquired Hysitron Inc., a technology leader in the development, manufacture, and sale of nanomechanical test instrumentation.

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Airbus awards Ducommun multiyear contract to produce titanium structures

January 27, 2017

Ducommun Inc., Carson, Calif., has received a multiyear, multimillion dollar contract from Airbus to produce additional titanium structures for engine support and engine frames on the A320neo (new engine option) aircraft.

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