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Imaging instrument for electronics combines thermal camera, temperature measurement

August 11, 2017

Flir Systems, Wilsonville, Ore., introduces the ETS320, a thermal imaging and temperature measurement instrument for electronic components and printed circuit boards.

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Mid-year global semiconductor sales up 21% compared to 2016

August 09, 2017

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), Washington, reports that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $97.9 billion during the second quarter of 2017, an increase of 5.8% over the previous quarter and 23.7% more than the second quarter of 2016.

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Compact scanning TEM microscope offers fast changes between imaging and analysis

August 09, 2017

Thermo Scientific, Hillsboro, Ore., introduces the Talos F200i compact scanning transmission electron microscope (S/TEM), which can be customized to meet specific imaging and analytical requirements.

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Magnesium extracted from ore in continuous process by carbothermic technology

August 07, 2017

The University of Colorado at Boulder announces that its researchers have developed a technology to extract magnesium from ore in a continuous process that requires less energy and generates less waste.

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Get the latest on titanium brazing

August 04, 2017

An article by one of the leading authorities on titanium brazing – vetted and accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed ASM Handbook, Volume 6, Welding, Brazing, and Soldering – is now available online in digital form. "Brazing of Conventional Titanium Alloys," a comprehensive, fact-filled survey by industry expert Alexander E. Shapiro, Ph.D., Titanium Brazing Inc., offers in-depth...

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President's Message

August 04, 2017

It's hard to believe that we are already well into the summer months of 2017! It's been a very busy and exciting year for ASM and TSS.

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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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