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December 31, 2018The Society for Protective Coatings, the American Welding Society, and NACE International announce a public review period for its proposed Joint Standard/Standard Practice, “Specification for the Application of Thermal Spray Coatings (Metallizing) of Aluminum, Zinc, and Their Alloys and Composites for the Corrosion Protection of Steel.”
December 31, 2018Northwest Mettech, Vancouver, announces that its NanoFeed line of liquid and suspension feeders for the thermal spray industry has been developed to enable delivery of submicron powders to thermal spray torches.
December 31, 2018Air Products, Lehigh Valley, Pa., announces plans to build, own, and operate a new air separation unit in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. The large-scale facility, scheduled to be onstream in early-to-mid-2020, will provide reliable liquid industrial gas options for local customers and distributors in the region.
December 31, 2018The University of Pittsburgh and General Carbide Corp., Greensburg, Pa., report that recent awards from the state of Pennsylvania will enable research into improving tungsten carbide powders and developing 3D printing methods for more effective and economical additive manufacturing.
December 31, 2018Praxair Surface Technologies, Danbury, Conn., announces that it has received Pratt & Whitney’s 2018 Supplier Sustainability Award, which is given yearly to recognize a supplier that demonstrates exemplary commitment to environmental sustainability.
December 28, 2018Buehler, an ITW company, Lake Bluff, Ill., introduces the AutoMet family, semi-automatic grinder-polishers with advanced programming features such as method storage and z-axis material removal to ensure consistent results regardless of operator.
December 28, 2018JSW USA, Baytown, Texas, announces that it has restarted the electric arc furnace at its mill in Mingo Junction, Ohio, casting the first steel slab on December 14 after being closed for 3545 days.
December 15, 2018Advantest Corp., Tokyo, has developed advanced test solutions that enable 5G connectivity for such diverse applications as mobile electronics, medical devices, automotive systems, retail business, and big data.
December 14, 2018Ford Motor Co., Dearborn, Mich., announces that it has opened an Advanced Manufacturing Center dedicated to developing advanced technologies for improving the company’s approach to building cars and trucks.
December 13, 2018City University of Hong Kong (CityU) researchers report that they have developed a novel strategy to design new high-strength alloys that are also ductile and flexible by causing massive precipitation of nanoscale particles.