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Spray Tips: Volumetric Powder Feeders

August 04, 2017

Volumetric powder feeders are based on a positive-displacement mechanism that delivers packets of powder.

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Metalysis signs joint R&D program to develop aluminum-scandium powder alloy

August 03, 2017

Metalysis, England, has signed a joint research and development program with an international partner to co-create high-value aluminum-scandium alloys.

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Lockheed Martin awards $1 million to Denver university for additive manufacturing lab

August 03, 2017

Lockheed Martin, Denver, announces that it will award a $1 million grant to the Metropolitan State University of Denver to establish an on-campus Lockheed Martin Additive Manufacturing Laboratory, where students will have access to a state-of-the-art AM system on which to design and create aerospace components.

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One Minute Mentor: Residual Stress Profiles

August 03, 2017

Residual stress profiles of nitrided austenitic AISI 316 are shown in the graph.

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Lindberg MPH box furnace can provide six different heat treating atmospheres

August 01, 2017

Lindberg MPH, Riverside, Mich., has shipped an electrically heated rod over-bend atmosphere box furnace capable of providing six different atmospheres, to a company in the steel and mining industry.

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Wisconsin Oven enhanced-duty walk-in ovens will dry sand cores for casting in two hours

August 01, 2017

Wisconsin Oven Corp., East Troy, Wis., has shipped two natural-gas-fired enhanced-duty walk-in batch ovens that are designed to dry the sand cores used in the casting of a variety of parts.

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Heat Treating Society member Steve Ferdon earns CHTE Distinguished Service Award

August 01, 2017

The Center for Heat Treating Excellence at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Mass., announces that it has presented its Distinguished Service Award to Steve Ferdon.

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Can-Eng Furnaces awarded contract for austenitizing and molten salt quenching system

August 01, 2017

Can-Eng Furnaces International Ltd., Niagara Falls, Ontario, has been awarded a contract to design and build a 1500 lb/hr mesh belt furnace system for the austenitizing and molten salt quenching of unique components for world-class drivetrain systems.

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Sandia X-ray phase contrast imaging sees foams and epoxies within layers of metal

July 27, 2017

Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, N.M., has borrowed and refined X-ray phase contrast imaging, originally developed for medical X-rays, to look inside low-density materials without taking them apart.

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High-strength magnesium sheet with high formability features low-cost alloying metals

July 27, 2017

Japan's National Institute for Materials Science and Nagaoka University of Technology announce development of a high-strength magnesium sheet alloy that has excellent formability comparable to that of the aluminum sheet currently used in body panels of some automobiles.

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