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One Minute Mentor: Residual Stress Profiles as Determined by X-Ray Diffraction

August 18, 2017

For nitrocarburizing or consecutive carburizing and nitriding, the typical stress profile is smoother than for nitriding only.

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Can-Eng mesh-belt furnace system enables both neutral hardening and carburizing

August 16, 2017

Can-Eng Furnaces Int.l, Niagara Falls, Ontario, has received an order for a mesh belt furnace system for heat treating automotive thrust races, retainer/cages, and washers.

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Ipsen USA ships 15 atmosphere and vacuum heat treating furnaces around the world

August 16, 2017

Ipsen USA, Cherry Valley, Ill., reports that it shipped 15 atmosphere and vacuum furnaces last quarter, all in support of the aerospace, commercial heat treating, and MIM industries around the world.

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Seco Warwick controlled atmosphere brazing system treats variety of aluminum alloys

August 16, 2017

Seco Warwick, Meadville, Pa., announces that one of its controlled atmosphere aluminum brazing (CAB) systems has been installed by Mainstream Engineering for brazing a wide assortment of very large cold plates and heat exchangers made of a variety of aluminum alloys.

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Software enables SEM analysis of multi-layer structures without cross-sectioning

August 12, 2017

Bruker Nano Analytics, Oak Park, Ill., introduces XMethod, the world's first software package for the analysis of composition and thickness of single or multiple layers, based on data obtained by sample excitation with the XTrace micro-focus X-ray source for scanning electron microscopes.

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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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