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Nucor wins GM Supplier of the Year Award, and announces bar mill investment

May 24, 2019

Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., was recognized as a General Motors Supplier of the Year for Non-Fabricated Steel at the automotive company's 27th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held on May 15 in Detroit.

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Carpenter Technology announces formation of additive manufacturing business unit

May 24, 2019

Carpenter Technology Corp., Philadelphia, announces the formation of a Carpenter Additive business unit, with capabilities that span the entire additive manufacturing process.

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ASM International Hosts Inaugural Turnkey Webinar with Mager Scientific Inc.

May 23, 2019

ASM International recently produced its first-ever “turnkey webinar” for Mager Scientific Inc., an equipment dealer specializing in sample preparation for a wide variety of labs. The new ASM Turnkey Webinar Series is a sponsored webinar model where ASM provides the speaker, a list of presentation topics to select from, and all of the marketing and promotion. The sponsor simply picks a...

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Sandvik 3D prints diamond composite with high hardness and high heat conductivity

May 23, 2019

Sandvik Additive Manufacturing, Sweden, announces that it has developed a technology for producing a 3D-printed diamond composite part with a complex shape, extremely high hardness, and exceptional heat conductivity.

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Protolabs manufacturing facility features 3D printing, CNC machining, injection molding

May 23, 2019

Protolabs, Maple Plain, Minn., celebrates its 20-year anniversary with a grand opening of its state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility in Brooklyn Park, Minn.

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Rigaku Smart Sample Loading System enables vacuum chuck to load 50-gram specimens

May 20, 2019

Rigaku, Japan, introduces its new Smart Sample Loading System (SSLS), in which a vacuum chuck can be used to load samples into pre-loaded sample holders, saving time and increasing the number of samples that can be held on the sample deck

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Hitachi High-Technologies launches scanning electron microscopes for large specimens

May 20, 2019

Hitachi High-Technologies Corp., Tokyo, announces that it will commence sales of the SU3800 and the oversized SU3900 scanning electron microscopes, which feature the ability to accommodate large, heavy specimens, along with advanced functionalities for automated measurement and wide-angle camera navigation.

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Spray Tips: Sources of coating porosity

May 17, 2019

The most common source of coating porosity is trapped, unmelted, or resolidified particles. The figure shows particle impact states that create structural features.

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Nanotronics patented Super Resolution imaging system identifies defects in less time

May 17, 2019

Nanotronics, Brooklyn, N.Y., has expanded its Super Resolution imaging system portfolio with a new patented system that identifies and classifies defects at lower resolutions than traditional inspection microscopy, providing faster scan times and enhanced throughput.

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The Effect of Rapid Heat Treatment on the Mechanical Properties of Cold Spray Coatings

May 17, 2019

This ITSC 2019 paper details the mechanical testing of Al 6061 cold spray coatings before and after a rapid heat treatment with a novel focused IR device.

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