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Materials features, January 2019

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The mystery of the disappearing magnesium

A US-based 3D printing company is working with researchers to develop ‘disappearing’ magnesium parts.

Single-use plastic for composite infusion moulding: no excuse

The awakening of the public’s awareness that single-use plastic is damaging our environment and oceans gathers more belief than world climate change.

Binder jetting, a subset of additive manufacturing, is a suitable technique for the construction of metallic, ceramic and polymeric composite materials.

Bcomp, a Swiss company specialized in lightweighting, used natural fiber composites to make innovative skis.

This paper comments on a range of papers covered at the Bilbao conference.

This article reviews what Industry 4.0 is, what it means for composites, and how far technology has already come in the sector.

Specialty solvents and precision cleaning fluids can address the nuances and challenges of MIM and AM

Dr Ashlee Jahnke, head of research and development at Teysha Technologies, suggests a sustainable solution to the plastic pollution problem.

This article presents the effect of grain size on the mechanical, thermal, optical, electrical, dielectric and piezoelectric properties of ceramics.

Reinforced Plastics spoke with Dr. Johannes Martin from Biesterfeld Spezialchemie about composites manufacturing.

Bilbao, capital of the Basque Region and the largest city in northern Spain, played host to the Euro PM2018 Congress and Exhibition.

A new coupling agent has been especially developed to improve the fiber-matrix adhesion in carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP).

This paper will describe how a fatigue model for PM steels can be developed.

State of the art composites technology and electric propulsion are enabling designers to rethink the fundamental concept of motorcycles.

Long fiber thermoplastics expand into traditional composite market areas.

Metal Powder Report sat down with John Rice, CEO of Sigma labs, to discuss his company’s role in the rapidly growing industry of metal 3D printing.

Although functional materials are not a new application for PM, renewed emphasis and constant development are creating new possibilities.

A new relining process involving a styrene-free resin allowed engineers to renovate an old pipe in the middle of Amsterdam with minimal upheaval.

An analytical formula is obtained describing the temperature dependence of the elastic modulus of a variety of materials.

CRP Group’s technology is supporting the first Italian high performance electric motorcycle.

Advances in machine technology and improvements in materials are progressing the use of additive manufacturing in the composites market.

Combining pressing and sintering technology with a subsequent HIP:ing step could remove any remaining porosity.

Global Advanced Metals has developed tantalum feeds for a range of AM processes.

How professional 3D Printing and Windform® GT material helped in the construction of drone and medical devices.

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