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new technologies aim to capture useful raw metals and materials from waste and by-products for sustainable reuse

Materials scientist, Steve Eichhorn believes cellulose could hold the key to a sustainable, low-carbon future

plant-based green, sustainable polymers and composites that can replace conventional petroleum-based materials are making big strides

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Liz Nickels spoke to Velo 3D about the company’s innovative technology which reduces the need for supports in the metal 3D print bed.

Driven by the ever-increasing demand for energy, pressure vessels have quickly adopted to the needs of the 21st century.

This paper presents the various methods which have been developed for the production of AM titanium components.

Carbon fiber plastics reinforced no longer have to be incinerated or sent to landfill but can be recycled and reused.

An effective composite should be able to optimize the properties of the individual components as one.

This year’s entries in the MPIF PM Design Excellence Competition showed some extraordinarily complex designs, with MIM parts winning big again.

Composite materials allow the replacement of traditional materials and provide more options allowing higher design freedom to designers.

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A US company has developed new software which could help address the need for end-to-end additive manufacturing (AM).

CE marking is evidence that the product meets the minimum legal and technical requirements of safety in the European Union.

Unlike typical technical conferences, the successful EuroHM review seminars are designed as much for discussion as for presentations.

New materials create higher-performing components. This can be seen with materials such as composites for Selective Laser Sintering (SLS).

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The growing use of powder metallurgy (PM) processes is directly attributable to the opportunities they offer.

Reinforced Plastics spoke to Dylan Neal from Iowa State University about the PrISUm solar car project.

Metal 3D printing’s capability to create lightweight, detailed custom parts means that it could be the ideal process to make certain implants for animals.

Molecor, a Spanish company founded in 2006, has developed Molecular Orientation Technology applied to water under pressure canalizations.

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In the past few years, additive manufacturing with metal powders industry has gained rapid traction in the metal manufacturing sector.

Reinforced Plastics talks to people pushing out the boundaries of 3D printing.

In his keynote address, Benedikt Blitz looked at Metal Powders and MIM from a global steel perspective.

Composites are a dynamic, high-volume growth industry in Europe.

The recent MIM2018 Conference held in Irvine, California, was the most successful yet, with record-breaking attendance.

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Vitrimers are ‘malleable thermosets’ which are challenging the status quo in the composites industry.

The EPMA’s Additive Manufacturing Sectoral Group recently celebrated the fast-growing success of the new industry by a well-attended Open Meeting.

Liz Nickels spoke to marine composites company Nautech Composites about a recent shipyard move and about the current state of shipbuilding in the UK.

The Agilent Cary 7000 UMS reduces measurement time and manual handling.

Metal Powder Report consulting editor Joseph Capus interviewed Dr Randall German about his outstanding academic career in PM.

Liz Nickels spoke to Teton Composites about 3D printing reinforced plastics, stress analysis software, and the importance of analysis in composite design.

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