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February 07, 2017Splat is the term given to a single impacted droplet/particle, as illustrated in the diagram. Many overlapping splats solidify and adhere to one another to form a continuous coating layer. Thus, the splat is the basic structural building block in thermal spray coatings.
February 06, 2017Carpenter Technology Corp., Philadelphia, announces that it has agreed to purchase substantially all of the assets and business of Puris LLC, a producer of titanium powder for additive manufacturing and advanced technology applications.
February 06, 2017Steel Dynamics, Fort Wayne, Ind., recently invested $28 million for a reheating furnace and a new finishing area in its Roanoke Bar Division to increase rolling capacity from the current 500,000 tons to over 600,000 tons per year.
February 06, 2017Veeco Instruments Inc., Plainview, N.Y., and Ultratech, Inc., San Jose, Calif., have signed a definitive agreement for Veeco to acquire Ultratech, a pioneer in laser spike anneal technology used for the production of semiconductor devices.
February 04, 2017The Aircraft Carrier Alliance, U.K., reports that a plasma spray aluminum-titanium coating has been developed by British companies specifically to protect the flight deck of the new Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers from the heat that results from the immense thrust of the engines of the F-35B Lightning II fighter jets.
February 03, 2017Defence IQ, London, recently conducted a wide-ranging survey of additive manufacturing in the defense, aerospace, and space industries to explore what has changed in the last 12 months and what the future holds.
February 03, 2017Leica Microsystems, Buffalo Grove, Ill, announces a new educational partnership with ASM International, the preeminent association for connecting materials professionals with the finest resources available – to solve problems, improve materials performance, and support professional development.
February 03, 2017CVD Equipment Corp., Central Islip, N.Y., announces that its subsidiary CVD Materials plans to open a facility in the United States for expansion of the corrosion-resistant coatings services currently offered through its Tantaline CVD subsidiary in Denmark.
February 03, 2017Oxford 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.