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ASM announces three winners of the 2017 materials genome toolkit contest

October 01, 2017

The ASM Materials Education Foundation, Materials Park, Ohio, announces the winners of the 2017 ASM Materials Genome Toolkit competition: the undergraduate engineering departments at the University of Florida, the University of Pittsburgh, and Wright State University.

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NanoAl Superalloys to present six papers about its aluminum alloys at MS&T 2017

October 01, 2017

NanoAl Superalloys, Skokie, Ill., announces that its engineers will present six papers about its high-strength aluminum alloys at MS&T 2017 in Pittsburgh in October, some in conjunction with engineers from universities and other companies.

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Department of Energy awards $4 million for projects to extract rare earths from coal

October 01, 2017

The Department of Energy, Washington, has announced nine projects that will receive approximately $4 million in cost-shared federal funding to improve the technical, environmental, and economic performance of new and existing technologies that extract, separate, and recover rare earth elements from domestic U.S. coal and coal byproducts.

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United States Steel, Kobe Steel to invest $400 million to galvanize high strength steels

October 01, 2017

United States Steel Corp., Pittsburgh, and Kobe Steel Ltd., Japan, will begin construction of a new continuous galvanizing line at their subsidiaries' joint venture, Pro-Tec Coating Company in Leipsic, Ohio.

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One Minute Mentor: Effects of Nitrocarburizing on Stainless Steel

September 29, 2017

Electrochemical measurements show that transpassivity (which is necessary for the onset of pitting) of expanded austenite occurs at appreciably higher applied voltages than for austenite with the same metallic composition but without nitrogen.

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United Process Controls acquires Atmosphere Engineering to grow product portfolio

September 27, 2017

United Process Controls, West Chester, Ohio, announces the acquisition of Atmosphere Engineering Company, Milwaukee, Wis., for its industrial flow control products, furnace control products, and data acquisition software, as well as its strong presence in North America, South America, and Europe.

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Wallwork Heat Treating awarded Innovate UK funding to harden titanium for implants

September 27, 2017

Wallwork Cambridge, England, has been awarded funding from Innovate UK, the government backed sponsor of breakthrough technologies, to research medical applications of its aircraft bearing hardening technology for human implants.

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Ipsen to present four papers at ASM Heat Treat/Gear Expo in Columbus

September 27, 2017

Ipsen, Cherry Valley, Ill., is to present four papers at the ASM Heat Treat/Gear Expo 2017, Oct. 24-26, in Columbus.

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Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel to combine European steel activities in 50/50 joint venture

September 26, 2017

Thyssenkrupp, Germany, and Tata Steel, India, have signed a memorandum of understanding to combine their European steel activities in a 50/50 joint venture.

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Seco Vacuum Technologies receives orders for eight furnaces in North America

September 26, 2017

Seco Vacuum Technologies, Meadville, Pa., the newest company in the Seco Warwick Group of companies, reports a strong initial entry into the North American vacuum heat treating market.

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