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Paulo acquires HIP to combine heat treating and hot isostatic pressing of 3D printed products

April 28, 2019

Paulo Heat Treating, Willoughby, Ohio, will add hot isostatic pressing to its thermal processing services with the acquisition of a hot isostatic press from Quintus Technologies.

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One Minute Mentor: Austenitizing Temperature and Time

April 28, 2019

As austenitizing temperature increases, so does the matrix carbon content; the actual matrix carbon content depends in a complex way on the alloy elements present, their amounts, and their locations (segregation) within the matrix.

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Ajax Tocco induction heat treating lines process upset tubing at 15 to 20 tons per hour

April 28, 2019

Ajax Tocco Magnethermic, Warren, Ohio, announces the delivery of two large induction heat-treating quench and temper lines to facilities in the United States that process upset tubing inline.

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Novel microscopy method delivers more details about nanocomposites

April 26, 2019

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, Iowa, unveiled a new microscopy approach for imaging gel nanocomposites in their natural state, which reveals more useful information about their assembly and properties.

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IMS Journal Wants Your Input

April 26, 2019

Hard to believe, but Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis (MMA), the official publication of the International Metallographic Society, is already in its eighth year of publication. We have been fortunate to experience growth in submissions each year since the journal began, and hopefully this trend continues.

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Atomic maps solve mystery of how iron rusts

April 26, 2019

Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have focused for years on creating a 3D map of the atomic activities happening on an iron surface. Recently, using a rare imaging technique—atom probe tomography—they were finally able to map atomic exchanges between goethite, a major component of rust, and iron from its surrounding solution.

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ASM International CEO Corner: ASM Renewal Now Turning to Chapter Support

April 26, 2019

As I write in mid-March 2019, many improvements have been delivered to ASM overall since 2016/2017 through our Operations Group’s focus on the four key performance initiatives under the ASM Renewal Operating Plans: Membership and Revenue Growth; Improved Financial Health; New Technology Deployments and Competencies; and Improved Foundation Support.

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Toyota selects Novelis as supplier for 2019 RAV4 aluminum body sheet

April 23, 2019

Novelis Aluminum, Atlanta, announces that it has been selected by Toyota Motor Corp. to supply premium aluminum automotive body sheet for the all-new 2019 Toyota RAV4, Toyota's number-one-selling vehicle and the best-selling non-pickup truck in the country.

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HRL Labs commercializes 3D-printable high-strength aluminum alloy

April 22, 2019

HRL Laboratories LLC, Malibu, Calif., is commercializing its additively manufactured (3D-printed) high-strength aluminum, which has obtained the first ever registration of an additive alloy from the Aluminum Association.

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Hitachi High-Technologies launches scanning electron microscopes for large specimens

April 22, 2019

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

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