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March 05, 2017Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, N.M., reports that its scientists have developed an aerosol deposition process in which ceramic nanoparticles form coatings when deposited at high speed at room temperature.
March 03, 2017Oerlikon Metco, Switzerland, has acquired assets, technologies, and key people from Recentis Advanced Materials Inc., Canada, which has developed novel technologies to master materials manufacturing at high temperatures.
March 02, 2017High-temperature nitriding or solution nitriding at temperatures of 2010 ± 90°F is a new treatment available to produce cases with nitrogen concentrations in the range of 0.4 to 0.9 wt%, which is low compared to plasma nitriding treatments at low temperature (up to 16.9wt% N), but the resulting case is up to 100 times deeper (2 mm, or 0.08 in.).
March 01, 2017Lindberg MPH, Riverside, Mich., has shipped two 18-tube gas-fired immersion tube lead melting and holding furnaces to a supplier of the battery industry.
March 01, 2017Solar Manufacturing, Souderton, Pa., has completed a new Model HFL-5772-EQ vacuum furnace specially designed by Solar for processing mu-metal shields at Magnetic Shields Ltd. for electronic applications.
March 01, 2017SecoWarwick, Meadville, Pa., announces that a complete controlled atmosphere brazing (CAB) system will be installed in a C & R Racing (USA) facility for the production of high-performance aluminum heat exchangers.
February 28, 2017Spectrum Thermal Processing, Cranston, R.I., recently retrofitted a Super Systems (SSI) Series 9220 Vacuum Controller onto a CI Hayes vacuum oil quench furnace.
February 23, 2017Stratasys, Minneapolis, announces that it will partner with Team Penske to provide state-of-the-art 3D printing solutions to create manufacturing tooling and car parts as well as to rapidly generate engineering prototypes.
February 23, 2017NSL Analytical Services Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, announces the acquisition of a PerkinElmer NexION 350 ICP-MS, which enables NSL to analyze virtually any sample for trace elements with fast and accurate results.
February 23, 2017NASA, Washington, has selected proposals for the creation of two multi-disciplinary, university-led research institutes: the Institute for Ultra-Strong Composites by Computational Design (US-COMP); and the Center for the Utilization of Biological Engineering in Space (CUBES).