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January 18, 2018Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tenn., reports that its scientists have developed a method for making a renewable, leathery shape-memory material that is coated with a thin layer of silver nanoparticles to activate electrical conductivity.
January 17, 2018A team of researchers from three universities reports that amorphous silicon can be grown into superelastic horseshoe-shaped crystalline nanowires that can undergo stretching of more than twice their original length, and still maintain their excellent electric properties.
January 14, 2018Nordson Corp., Westlake, Ohio, has acquired Sonoscan Inc., Elk Grove Village, Illinois, a designer and manufacturer of acoustic microscopes and sophisticated acoustic micro-imaging systems used in a variety of microelectronic, automotive, aerospace, and industrial electronics assembly applications.
January 14, 2018Olympus Corp., Waltham, Mass., introduces the GX53 inverted metallurgical microscope with upgraded Olympus Stream image analysis software for improved observation and reporting capabilities.
January 14, 2018Allegheny Technologies Inc., Pittsburgh, announces that it has signed two new Long-Term Pricing Agreements with General Dynamics Land Systems to be the preferred supplier of titanium plate for the Abrams tank and the Ajax specialist vehicle.
January 14, 2018NSL Analytical Services Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, announces that it has renewed its accreditation for ISO/IEC 17025 testing quality and competence, the most important standard for calibration and testing laboratories around the world.
January 14, 2018Volkswagen Group, Germany, reports that it is developing metal 3D printing for replacement parts such as the water connectors for the Audi W12 engine shown here, as well as for molding and diecasting tools.
January 10, 2018Thermal spray coatings exhibit a unique microstructural architecture. Coatings are formed as melted and partially melted particles of different sizes impact substrates at a rate of perhaps one million particles per second, and build up one upon the other.
January 08, 2018Electrochemical polarization curves show a 600 to 800 mV increase in pitting potential in treated (900 to 1000 mV) versus nontreated (200 to 300 mV) type 316 in chloride solutions.
January 04, 2018Wisconsin Oven Corp., East Troy, Wis., has built an indirect gas-fired aluminum aging oven for treating aluminum exterior components of aircraft engines.