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Danieli to build JSW Steel “Plate Mill of the Future” in Texas for higher quality and precision

June 26, 2017

JSW Steel (USA) Baytown, Texas, has received preliminary Board approval, contingent upon securing governmental financial support, to proceed with a full-scale modernization project expected to take approximately 20 months to complete.

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Automatic surface area analyzer designed for multiple metal and ceramic powders

June 26, 2017

Quantachrome Instruments, Boynton Beach, Fla., introduces the AutoFlow BET+, an automatic surface area analyzer designed for high-speed, high-throughput analyses of metal and ceramic powders and porous materials.

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One Minute Mentor: Depth Profiles of Nitrided Stainless Steel AISI 316

June 22, 2017

The graph shows composition-depth profiles of nitrided stainless steel AISI 316 as determined with glow discharge optical emission spectrometry (GDOES).

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ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada completes $20 million finishing line at Quebec bar mill

June 21, 2017

ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada, Longueuil, Quebec, has inaugurated a new$20 million finishing line at its bar mill, to increase the facility's annual rolling capacity from 400,000 to 500,000 metric tons.

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Lindberg box furnace built for batch testing aluminum automotive castings

June 21, 2017

Lindberg/MPH, Riverside, Mich., has shipped a large-chamber utility box furnace to an automotive supplier for batch testing aluminum castings on a daily basis at a temperature of 932°F.

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Spirit invests $30 million in five-axis machining center for aluminum and titanium aircraft parts

June 21, 2017

Spirit AeroSystems, Wichita, Kan., announces a new center of excellence focusing on the fabrication of complex aluminum and titanium commercial and military aircraft parts by new five-axis machines.

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Leica DM3 XL microscope system inspects wafers fast with 30% larger field of view

June 19, 2017

Leica Microsystems Inc., Buffalo Grove, Ill., has developed the DM3 XL microscope inspection system for process control or defect and failure analysis in the microelectronics and semiconductor industry.

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Brewer Science sells its semiconductor processing equipment business unit

June 19, 2017

Brewer Science, Rolla, Mo., announces that its Cee semiconductor processing equipment business unit has been sold to former Brewer Science employee Russ Pagel, who has formed a new company, Cost Effective Equipment LLC, to take over ownership and operate the business.

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Bruker launches next-gen WDXRF spectrometer for advanced quantitative analysis

June 19, 2017

Bruker Corp., Germany, launches its S8 Tiger Series 2, the next-generation wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer, said to be the most versatile WDXRF tool available for advanced quantitative elemental analysis.

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Compact mass spectrometer designed for analysis of semiconductor process gases

June 19, 2017

JEOL USA, Peabody, Mass., introduces its new compact InfiTOF mass spectrometer, which is designed for real-time, direct gas introduction and analysis.

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