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Baker Furnace ships record number of custom and standard furnaces in 2017

January 04, 2018

Baker Furnace, Brea, Calif., announces record shipments of custom and standard units in a variety of configurations, thanks to its new facility with 40,000 square feet of manufacturing space.

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Höganäs agrees to acquire H.C. Starck’s Surface Technology & Ceramic Powders division

January 03, 2018

Höganäs AB, Sweden, has signed an agreement to acquire German H.C. Starck Group’s Surface Technology & Ceramic Powders (STC) division for its broad product portfolio and strong trademarks.

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Alliance Magnesium extracts magnesium from asbestos tailings by electrolysis process

January 03, 2018

Alliance Magnesium, Brossard, Quebec, has developed a hydrometallurgical process combined with an electrolytic process to extract magnesium from asbestos tailings, which contain 25% magnesium.

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Constellium receives defense award for large scale aluminum hull that protects warfighters

January 03, 2018

Constellium N.V., Netherlands, has received the 2017 Defense Manufacturing Technology (ManTech) Achievement Award in the category of Enhancing Military Capability, for its contributions as part of the U.S. Army’s Affordable Protection from Objective Threats ManTech program.

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Aleris secures multi-year contract with Embraer for aluminum flat-rolled products

January 03, 2018

Aleris, Cleveland, has signed a new multi-year contract with Embraer to supply aluminum flat-rolled products for use in the production of all Embraer aircraft.

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Siemens 3D-printed gas turbine blades win award for successful function at full load

January 02, 2018

Siemens AG, Germany, announces that its additively manufactured gas turbine blade has received the “3D Printing Application of the Year” from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

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High-speed camera tracks thermal-spray metal particles moving at supersonic speeds

January 02, 2018

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, announces that its researchers have developed a high-speed camera in which 16 separate charged-coupled device imaging chips can record images of thermal-spray particles moving at supersonic velocity in just three nanoseconds.

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Lambda Technologies low-plasticity burnishing extends the life of orthopedic implants

January 02, 2018

Lambda Technologies, Cincinnati, Ohio, reports that it has developed a surface treatment for modular orthopedic implants that completely eliminates the chance of failure from fretting fatigue.

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Semiautomatic compact abrasive cutoff machine features large operator interface

December 29, 2017

ATM GmbH, Germany, introduces the Brillant 240, a compact and flexible semi-automatic abrasive cut-off machine with a ten-inch cut-off wheel for workpieces or samples up to 3.75 inches.

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Rudolph Technologies NSX 330 Series combines defect inspection and metrology

December 17, 2017

Rudolph Technologies, Flanders, N.J., introduces the NSX 330 Series, which combines defect inspection with 2D and 3D metrology.

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