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Spray Tips: Relationship between Particle Melting and Coating Structure

November 03, 2018

In addition to the effects of particles in the periphery of the spray stream, resulting from poorly classified materials or nonoptimized process parameters, consideration should be given to particles in the spray stream and how variations in the degree of melting and velocity affect coating structure.

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SSAB to increase capacity to make quenched and tempered steels in its Alabama plant

November 02, 2018

Swedish steelmaker SSAB says it plans to invest about $110 million in its steel plant in Mobile, Ala., to increase capacity to make quenched-and-tempered (Q&T) steels and other products.

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Siemens and Chromalloy invest $139 million in Advanced Airfoil Components joint venture

November 02, 2018

Siemens, Munich, and Chromalloy Gas Turbine Corp., Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., have opened their new joint venture, Advanced Airfoil Components (AAC), near Tampa, Florida.

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GE Aviation to build cobalt-chrome aircraft power door bracket by additive manufacturing

November 02, 2018

GE Aviation, Cincinnati, announces that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given ‘change in design’ approval to GE Additive and GE Aviation to replace a conventionally manufactured power door opening system (PDOS) bracket, used on GE Aviation’s GEnx-2B commercial airline engines, with an additively manufactured bracket.

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Novelis to build Solution Centers near auto makers to accelerate aluminum applications

November 02, 2018

Novelis Inc., Atlanta, plans to establish a global network of Customer Solution Centers (CSCs) to accelerate collaborative innovation between Novelis and automakers for the next generation of vehicle design.

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Carbide-based thermal spray coating cuts corrosion and biofouling to keep ships at sea

November 01, 2018

Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, announces that its researchers, in collaboration with many other scientists, have developed a new corrosion-resistant flame-spray coating that has reduced the build-up of algae and barnacles on ship hydraulic components by half.

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Carpenter acquires U.K. powder manufacturer for its additive manufacturing capability

November 01, 2018

Carpenter Technology Corp., Philadelphia, has acquired LPW Technology Ltd. for its advanced metal powders and lifecycle management solutions for metal additive manufacturing.

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Tenaris invests $7 million to re-activate its steel line pipe and OCTG mill in Texas

October 28, 2018

Tenaris, Luxembourg, announces that it has re-activated its steel line pipe and OCTG plant in Conroe, Texas, following a three year suspension of operations.

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New Surface Combustion website enables easy access to designs of heat treating furnaces

October 28, 2018

Surface Combustion Inc., Maumee, Ohio, has recently updated its website, which provides details about its standard atmosphere and vacuum furnace designs.

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Lake City Heat Treating acquires modular HIP system for aerospace components

October 27, 2018

Lake City Heat Treating Corp., Warsaw, Ind., announces that it has purchased a newly designed modular hot isostatic press system from Quintus Technologies in Vasteras, Sweden, the third such press for Lake City.

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