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Aluminum silicon alloy powder reinforced with carbon nanotubes

Advantages are obtained when incorporating low density aluminum alloy with the mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes (CNTs).

Smooth sailing with recycled fibers

A UK company and boat team are working together to develop a more suitable future for composite boatbuilding.

The production and properties of steel powders for PM, MIM, and AM were discussed by leading producers at POWDERMET2019.

Efficiency, cost-effectiveness and performance are always keymotivators for industry developments.

Measuring the hardness of metal is a critical step in the manufacturing process.

Reinforced Plastics sat down with a representative of Boston Materials to learn about their Carbon Supercomposite.

Researchers must be aware of different variables and their possible interrelations in achieving the final PM product.

Components in medium to high volume require lean manufacturing technologies that allow for efficient material usage and precise, reproducible production.

Since its invention, silicon has been the predominant material of choice for semiconductors; but we still haven’t adopted a new standard.

To make a sound defect-free component in DMLS process, it is required to understand the processing mechanism as well as the process parameter effect.

Production machines do not utilize the full diversity of composite materials, To exploit this diversity, production machines have to be flexible as well.

The increasing use of hardmetal coatings is a boon for the expanding offshore oil and gas industry.

While maximum theoretical carbon yield for the carbonisation of viscose fibres is 44%, in reality the carbon yield is just in the range of 20%.

A 3D printing software company based in the US suggests that a data-driven approach to AM is the way forward to revolutionize this new technology.

A breakthrough technology from the Technical University of Munich makes it possible to produce carbon fiber without any fossil materials.

A Sheffield knife manufacturer joined forces with the UK’s foremost AM center to develop an innovative way to 3D print a bespoke chef’s knife.

Bio-based polymers, plastics and biocomposites can offer more sustainable materials with a lower environmental footprint and reduced carbon footprint.

One of the trickiest problems for the additive manufacturing industry is the manufacture of hardmetal tools, inserts and wear parts.

Jagan Mohan Raj – Innovation Director, RPC bpi recycled products outlines a different approach to the use of recycled polymers.

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