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September 17, 2017Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., announces that its board of directors has approved a new steel bar micro mill project, and also announces that the company is considering five states in the Midwest and Southeast as a location for the project.
September 17, 2017Materialise NV, Belgium, announces that its 3D-printed titanium for maxillofacial surgery has received clearance for the U.S. market, further extending Materialise's longstanding collaboration with DePuy Synthes, which will distribute the device in the United States.
September 13, 2017Outokumpu Oy, Finland, announces that Finnish liquefied natural gas tank manufacturer LNGTainer has launched a new tank that brings together two innovations – LNGTainer's game-changing tank container, and Outokumpu's unique austenitic stainless steel grade, Supra 316plus (EN 1.4420, UNS S31655).
September 13, 2017High-frequency welding is a thermo-mechanical process that relies on precise heat input as well as mechanical control as strip edges are heated and forged together to produce a seam weld.
September 13, 2017Engineered components – from bearings to turbine blades and everything in between – acquire much of their value and application readiness during controlled heating and cooling cycles, otherwise known as heat treating. Though practiced for millennia, the process of heat treating has only, in the last century or so, given up its secrets, making it possible for manufacturers to consistently...
September 13, 2017Lindberg MPH, Riverside, Mich., has shipped a Temperite box furnace and a Treet-All box furnace to a manufacturer of maritime equipment.
September 13, 2017Tohoku University, Japan, reports that its researchers and colleagues have found an economical way to improve the properties of copper-aluminum-manganese 'shape memory' alloys by a unique heat treating method.
September 10, 2017Diesel engine maker Cummins Inc., Columbus, Ind., is working with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to develop a material to repair heavy-duty vehicle engines damaged by a million miles of extreme conditions under the hood.
September 10, 2017The Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT, Germany, has developed a new approach that incorporates a green laser for selective laser melting of copper materials.