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Oak Ridge develops shape-memory leathery material coated with silver nanoparticles

January 18, 2018

Oak 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.

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Stretchable crystalline silicon springs are also superelastic and semiconducting

January 17, 2018

A 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.

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Nordson acquires Sonoscan for analysis of electronic devices by acoustic micro-imaging

January 14, 2018

Nordson 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.

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Olympus inverted metallurgical microscope features updated image analysis software

January 14, 2018

Olympus Corp., Waltham, Mass., introduces the GX53 inverted metallurgical microscope with upgraded Olympus Stream image analysis software for improved observation and reporting capabilities.

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ATI to be preferred supplier of titanium plate for General Dynamics Abrams tank

January 14, 2018

Allegheny 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.

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NSL Analytical renews ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation for testing quality and competence

January 14, 2018

NSL 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.

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Volkswagen researching metal 3D printing for tools and replacement parts on demand

January 14, 2018

Volkswagen 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.

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Spray Tips: Thermal Spray Process

January 10, 2018

Thermal 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.

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One Minute Mentor: Corrosion Resistance of Carburized 316 Steel

January 08, 2018

Electrochemical 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.

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Indirect gas-fired aluminum aging oven treats exterior components of aircraft engines

January 04, 2018

Wisconsin Oven Corp., East Troy, Wis., has built an indirect gas-fired aluminum aging oven for treating aluminum exterior components of aircraft engines.

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