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Hybrid Advanced Manufacturing of Structural Materials

November 20, 2017

For a metal additive manufactured part to achieve final geometric dimensions with required precision, the desired surface finish, and obtain specified material properties, an entire value chain of processes must be used that includes conventional materials manufacturing processes.

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Cold-rolling enables high formability of unalloyed magnesium at room temperature

November 19, 2017

Monash University, Australia, announces that its researchers have developed a cold-rolling technology in which unalloyed magnesium “becomes super-formable at room temperature.”

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Shimadzu's HITS-TX high-speed impact testing machine enables fast testing of composites

November 19, 2017

Shimadzu Corp., Japan, introduces the HITS-TX high-speed impact testing machine, which can carry out tensile tests of plastics and resin-based composite materials at a maximum speed of 20 m/s (65 ft/sec) and maximum testing force of 10 kN (2248 pounds).

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CarTech titanium powder for additive manufacturing shows reusability, high strength

November 19, 2017

Carpenter Technology Corp., Philadelphia, announces that its Carpenter Powder Products business has recently released new data from testing of its CarTech Puris 5+ titanium powder, showing that it exceeds the standard Ti 6Al-4V Grade 5 strength levels by nearly 18%.

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Novelis Advanz automotive aluminum is heat-treatable, formable, and strong

November 19, 2017

Novelis, Atlanta, announces that its Advanz 6HF - e/s200 heat-treatable aluminum alloy provides automakers greater design flexibility due to its superior formability, strength, and weight savings for automotive outer and inner applications.

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Improving the Nitriding Process Using ZeroFlow® Gas Nitriding Technology

November 14, 2017

Gas nitriding has been performed for almost a century with many variations over the years. The benefits of nitriding are well documented and nitriding has gained amazing industrial acceptance. However, the equipment and control of the nitrided layer has continued to be challenging, and as such, nitriding is still slowly being adopted by industry, but the rate of change is improving.

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One Minute Mentor: Fatigue Testing of 316 Stainless Steel Round Bar

November 13, 2017

The graph shows the results of fatigue testing of standard round bar 316 stainless steel specimens, in tension-compression cycling (R = –1) The symbols represent different sets of specimens, with nontreated specimens identified by triangles, treated specimens by squares.

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Ipsen expands calibration, testing services of heat treating systems for Nadcap rules

November 09, 2017

Ipsen, Cherry Valley, Ill., has expanded its services to include calibration and survey services that adhere to strict Nadcap requirements.

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New XRD system combines Turbo X-ray source, Eiger photon detector, Atlas goniometer

November 08, 2017

Bruker AXS, Billerica, Mass., announces that its new D8 Discover Plus X-ray diffraction system combines the high power of the TXS-HE high-efficiency Turbo X-ray Source, with the large detection area and dynamic range of the Eiger2 R 500K multi-mode hybrid photon counting detector, and the high-endurance Atlas goniometer.

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Biography Highlights Inspirational Life of Scientist and Educator Y. Austin Chang

November 07, 2017

Emigrating from China to the US in 1950, Y. Austin Chang obtained a PhD in metallurgy and became a world-renowned expert in thermodynamics and metal alloys. In addition to his scientific accomplishments, his role as a beloved educator, mentor, and devoted family man is told in this warm biography.

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