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ATI to sell titanium investment castings business to Consolidated Precision Products

June 07, 2019

Allegheny Technologies Inc., Pittsburgh, announces that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its Cast Products business to Consolidated Precision Products Corp. (CPP) of Cleveland, which operates 16 global facilities manufacturing products primarily for the aerospace, defense, and industrial industries.

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Materion QMet 300 copper-chromium-silver strip alloy designed for high current

June 07, 2019

Materion Corp.,. Mayfield Heights, Ohio, introduces QMet 300 alloy, a high-performance strip alloy that offers a combination of high conductivity, strength, and formability to meet needs in the consumer electronics and automotive markets.

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Composite steel foam stops 50-caliber rounds as well as solid steel at half the weight

June 07, 2019

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, announces that its researchers have demonstrated that a steel composite metal foam can stop armor-piercing 50-caliber rounds as well as conventional steel armor, even though it weighs less than half as much.

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Russian scientists dope aluminum with nickel and lanthanum to raise strength and ductility

June 07, 2019

Scientists from the National University of Science and Technology (MISIS), Russia, report that they have found a simple and efficient way of strengthening aluminum-based composite materials.

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Oerlikon invests $55 million in new R&D and AM production facility in North Carolina

June 07, 2019

Oerlikon, Switzerland, has opened a $55 million Innovation Hub & Advanced Component Production facility in Huntersville, North Carolina, as part of its ongoing U.S. growth strategy.

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Buehler AabrasiMet XL Pro simplifies cutting of metal samples up to 7 inches in diameter

June 07, 2019

Buehler, an ITW Company, Lake Bluff, Ill., has launched the AbrasiMet XL Pro large abrasive cutter to provide consistency and repeatability in cutting large samples for production environments.

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Dr. Mark D. Asta selected as 2020 recipient of J. Willard Gibbs Phase Equilibria Award

June 04, 2019

ASM International is pleased to announce that Dr. Mark D. Asta is the 2020 J. Willard Gibbs Phase Equilibria Award recipient.

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Wisconsin Oven’s soluble mandrel curing oven quickly heats 8000 pounds of steel to 350°F

May 30, 2019

Wisconsin Oven, East Troy, has built an electrically heated soluble mandrel curing oven in which 8000 pounds of steel and 20,000 pounds of soluble material are heated from 80° to 350°F at an average rate of 0.1°F per minute.

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George Krauss to present Keynote Session at ASM International’s Heat Treat 2019

May 30, 2019

George Krauss, University Emeritus Professor at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, is to present the keynote session at Heat Treat 2019 in Detroit. He will discuss Heat Treated Carbon Steels: Great Versatility, Excellent Performance, but Beware of Embrittlements.

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