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May 30, 2017Rolls-Royce, U.K., has started power runs of the world's most powerful aerospace gearbox for its new UltraFan engine, which will offer a 25% fuel efficiency improvement over the first generation of the Rolls-Royce Trent engine.
May 30, 2017Siemens Inc., Germany, announces that it has won an International 3D Printing Industry Award in the category "3D Printing Application of the Year" for the first successful worldwide test of gas turbine blades produced via additive manufacturing.
May 26, 2017The diffusivity of nitrogen in γN was determined from the stepwise denitriding kinetics of initially fully nitrided homogenous (stress-free) expanded austenite coupons.
May 25, 2017Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., is investing an estimated $176 million to build a 72-inch-wide hot band galvanizing and pickling line at its sheet mill in Ghent, Kentucky.
May 24, 2017Wisconsin Oven Corp., East Troy, Wis., has shipped an electrically heated enhanced-duty walk-in series oven to a medical equipment manufacturer for sterilizing its products.
May 24, 2017Evraz North America, Chicago, announces that it has approved engineering design work and ordering of long-lead time equipment to install a new heat treatment line at its facility in Red Deer, Alberta, for oil country tubular goods.
May 24, 2017Lindberg/MPH, Riverside, Mich., has shipped an electrically heated hand-tilting aluminum melting furnace to a manufacturer in the aluminum sand casting industry.
May 24, 2017MTS Systems Corp., Eden Prairie, Minn., has completed the installation of the MTS Echo remote lab monitoring technology in the Civil Engineering Structural and Materials Laboratory at Rio de Janeiro's Pontificia Universidade Católica (PUC-Rio).
May 24, 2017Can-Eng Furnaces International Ltd., Niagara Falls, Ontario, has been contracted to commission a turnkey 36 ft. diameter "pancake" style rotary hearth furnace for a leading North American aerospace supplier.
May 24, 2017Super Systems Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio, reports that Callies Precision Engine Components has installed an SSI automated system with the ability to achieve tight nitriding process control using an easy-to-use recipe system that maintains tight tolerances on temperature, gas flow, and nitriding potential.