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Nucor to build pilot facility for environmentally friendly chrome plating technology

August 04, 2018

Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., announces that it has purchased a minority equity position in the parent of Trion Coatings LLC, which is developing an environmentally friendly chrome plating technology.

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Oerlikon, Ruag Space to collaborate on cutting costs by 25% for 3D printed space bracket

August 04, 2018

Oerlikon, Switzerland, and Ruag Space, a division of the technology group Ruag, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to qualify and accelerate series production of 3D-printed space components.

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How proper care of quench oil can lead to consistent part quality and program cost savings

August 02, 2018

Contamination of quench oil has long been an overlooked problem within organizations that do metal heat treating, by both commercial and OEM companies.

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One Minute Mentor: Maraging steels grain refinement using thermal cycling

August 02, 2018

Thermal cycling of maraging steels between the martensite finish (Mf) temperature and a temperature considerably in excess of the solution-annealing temperature can be used to refine the grain structure of coarse-grained maraging steels.

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Air Products to build new global headquarters to reduce footprint and cut operating costs

August 01, 2018

Air Products, Allentown, Pa., announces that it will build its new headquarters a little over one mile from its existing location on an available 50-acre tract in Lehigh Valley.

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Terves to expand magnesium foundry for manufacturing dissolvable metal tools

August 01, 2018

Terves Inc., Euclid, Ohio, announces that it has broken ground on a 12,000 sq. ft. expansion to its magnesium foundry, which will enable further growth of capabilities in metal processing, heat treatment, and machining.

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Fluxtrol presents awards for research on thermal processing of steel to professor and student

July 30, 2018

Fluxtrol Inc., Auburn Hills, Mich., congratulates Professor Robert Cryderman for winning its Academic Research Award/Scholarship of a $2000 scholarship, and Ph.D. student Virginia Judge for winning its Student Award of $2000.

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Amsted Rail purchases AFC-Holcroft carburizing, rotary hearth, and other furnaces

July 30, 2018

AFC-Holcroft, Wixom, Mich., announces that Amsted Rail, a global leader in fully integrated freight car systems for the heavy haul rail market, has added a complete AFC-Holcroft UBH line to meet a growing need for additional heat treatment capacity.

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QuesTek titanium alloy to be tested by Norsk for strength 15% higher than Ti6Al4V

July 26, 2018

Norsk Titanium, Plattsburgh, N.Y., , and QuesTek Innovations LLC, Evanston, Ill., announce a collaborative effort to test novel titanium alloys for applicability in additive manufacturing processes.

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ATI acquires aerospace and defense metal additive manufacturer Addaero

July 26, 2018

Allegheny Technologies Inc., Pittsburgh, Pa., announces that it has acquired Addaero Manufacturing, a metal alloy-based additive manufacturer for the aerospace and defense industries, located in New Britain, Conn.

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