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Thermo Scientific develops automated, robust, compact UV-Vis spectrophotometers

February 06, 2018

Thermo Scientific, Madison, Wis., introduces the Genesys family of automated, robust UV-Visible spectrophotometers, which are accessible, network-ready, and designed to meet expectations for advanced technology in a compact package.

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National Accelerator Lab develops x-ray method to detect flaws in 3D printed parts

February 06, 2018

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford, Calif., are using X-ray light to observe and understand how the process of making metal parts using 3D printing can leave flaws in the finished product. Scientists at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford, Calif., are using x-ray light to observe and understand how...

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Sifco achieves Nadcap Metallic Materials Manufacturing certification for forgings

February 04, 2018

Sifco Industries Inc., Cleveland, has become the first United States forging manufacturer to obtain Nadcap Metallic Materials Manufacturing certification (MMM).

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Four NETL projects to recover rare earths from coal achieve 2% to 80% concentrations

February 04, 2018

The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), Pittsburgh, reports that four projects focused on recovering rare earth elements from coal have made significant progress, achieving at least 2% concentration in feedstocks.

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Spray Tips: Thermal spray coatings advantages and disadvantages

February 01, 2018

Buildup of a thermal spray coating is a chaotic process, because molten particles spread out and deform (splat) as they strike the substrate, at first keying onto asperities, then interlocking with one another.

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Women in Engineering Profile: Katherine Faber

February 01, 2018

This profile series introduces leading materials scientists from around the world who happen to be females. Here we speak with Katherine Faber, Simon Ramo Professor of Materials Science at the California Institute of Technology. Faber was recently selected as the ASM Edward DeMille Campbell Memorial Lecturer for 2019.

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Heat Treatment of High-Alloy Nickel-Cobalt Steels

January 31, 2018

The graph shows the effect of aging temperature on impact energy (bottom) and yield strength (top) of AF 1410 steel (VIM/VAR plate ⅝ in. thick).

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Heat Treatment with a Turbulent Twist

January 30, 2018

Furnace atmosphere circulation is at the heart of the heat treatment process: without thorough circulation of gases, heat treatment processes cannot achieve consistent results in terms of surface quality and mechanical properties.

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Solar Atmospheres' expansion of California facility doubles heat treating capacity

January 30, 2018

Solar Atmospheres of California (SCA), Fontana, has completed its most recent facility expansion, allowing it to double its current heat treating capacity on the west coast.

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Bodycote to install Nadcap-capable “Mega HIP” high-pressure unit in Belgium

January 28, 2018

Bodycote, England, announces that its hot isostatic pressing (HIP) facility at Sint Niklaas, Belgium, is awaiting delivery of a new “Mega-HIP” unit, a high-pressure, high-temperature unit that is Nadcap capable.

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