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October 17, 2017NASA, Washington, announces that a team of engineers working within its Spanwise Adaptive Wing (SAW) project is investigating the feasibility of bending or shaping portions of an aircraft's wings in flight by means of shape-memory alloys. .
October 11, 2017Ipsen, Cherry Valley, Ill., announces that Rockford Heat Treaters, the original beta tester for the Ipsen Titan vacuum furnace, recently purchased a Titan H6 to expand production capacity and to meet increased demand.
October 11, 2017GF Linamar, Mills River, N.C., a joint venture between GF Automotive and Linamar, has been awarded a $300 million contract over a period of five years to produce lightweight magnesium automotive components for a U.S. manufacturer.
October 11, 2017Nitrex Metal, Montreal, has successfully installed and commissioned an NX-1230 potential-controlled Nitreg nitriding system for processing automotive springs for a customer in Korea.
October 11, 2017Air Products, Lehigh Valley, Pa., will introduce its Intelligent Atmosphere Analyzers, enabled by the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), at Heat Treat 2017 in Columbus, Ohio, from October 24-26.
October 11, 2017Lindberg MPH, Riverside, Mich., has shipped a 2190°F hinged three-zone furnace to an R&D lab for heat treating process tubes and retorts made of ceramic, quartz, or metal alloys.
October 11, 2017Wisconsin Oven Corp., East Troy, Wis., has shipped two natural-gas direct-fired heavy-duty walk-in series ovens to a manufacturer of automotive parts in China.
October 06, 2017NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala., announces that its engineers have tested the first 3D printed rocket engine igniter made of Inconel and a copper alloy.