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November 28, 2018Sandvik Additive Manufacturing, Sweden, announces that it has installed several new Renishaw RenAM 500Q quad laser printing machines, and is also initiating further collaboration with Renishaw in areas such as materials development, AM process technologies, and post-processing.
November 28, 2018Steel Dynamics Inc., Fort Wayne, Ind., announces that its Board of Directors has authorized the company to construct a new state-of-the-art, electric-arc-furnace (EAF) flat roll steel mill with annual production capacity of approximately 3.0 million tons, including the capability to produce the latest generation of Advanced High Strength Steel products.
November 26, 2018This profile series introduces leading materials scientists from around the world who happen to be females. Here we speak with Virginia M. Osterman, senior scientist at Solar Atmospheres Inc. in Souderton, Pa.
November 25, 2018Buehler Ltd., an ITW company in lake Bluff, Ill., is to present a webinar (Dec. 4 - 6) that will cover a variety of issues commonly encountered in both metallography and hardness testing of ferrous materials, including common problems and how to avoid them.
November 24, 2018Researchers at Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, announce that they have developed a heat treatment method that enables superalloys to withstand high heat more than six times longer than an untreated counterpart, extending useful life by thousands of hours in applications such as nuclear reactors.
Abstract from MS&T 2018 technical program: Effects of Post-Build Thermal Processing on the Microstructure of Laser Powder-Bed Produced 17-4 PH Stainless Steel
November 24, 201817-4 PH is a martensitic stainless steel of interest for additive manufacturing (AM) applications because of its combination of high strength and corrosion resistance.
November 23, 2018L&L Special Furnace Co. Inc., Aston, Pa., has supplied a custom designed and manufactured oil quench tank that was designed to quench metal stamping dies that are heated to 1550°F.
November 23, 2018Quintus Technologies, Sweden, announces that Lake City Heat Treating, Warsaw, Ind., has installed a Quintus hot isostatic press with uniform rapid cooling, the first to be delivered to the North American market.
November 20, 2018Variations in cooling rate, from point to point, can exaggerate the production of residual stresses because, in some instances, it is possible for austenite transformation products to be different in sections with different cooling rates.
November 17, 2018Instron, Norwood, Mass., announces that its Calibration Laboratory has expanded its global reach to include providing accredited calibration services to its customers in North America, Europe, and Asia under a single National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP).