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POWDERMET2017: lightweight materials for the future

The special interest program on lightweight materials featured a keynote address on the establishment of the government/industry consortium LIFT.

Metal powder by design

UK 3D printing is getting a boost from Runcorn-based LPW Technology which is building a new facility to help improve additive manufactured (AM) parts.

The use of the small punch test (SPT) can mechanically characterize in a direct way a final sintered product.

Multi-physical simulations are a powerful tool to gain a deeper understanding of selective laser melting.

The annual report of the JPMA for 2016 provides a comprehensive view of developments in the Japanese PM industry.

Winners in this year's PM parts competition showed some outstanding designs.

Executive Director/CEO of MPIF, Jim Adams, sat down with MPR's consulting editor Joseph Capus during the MIM2017 Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Perhaps it was fortuitous that Germany, birthplace of the hardmetals industry, was chosen by EPMA for WorldPM2016.

Powder methods are highly applicable for the processing of more challenging metals and forms.

PM structural steels having lower or cheaper alloy contents were the subject of a one-day special program at POWDERMET 2016 in Boston.

Liz Nickels visited World PM2016 in Hamburg and got swept up in a general atmosphere of optimism and innovation.

The ornamental rock processing is carried out mainly using diamond tools produced by PM techniques from diamond and blend powders.

AP&C didn’t miss a beat after the September announcement that its parent Arcam AB was being acquired by GE.

The Japan Powder Metallurgy Association (JPMA) annual report for 2015 contains details of PM industry and association activities in Japan during 2015.

Liz Nickels spoke to NumAnova's co-founder, Dr Paolo Folgarait, about the new company.

Thermoelectric materials have become quite popular recently due to the development and world spreading of alternative power energy sources.

MnS has long been the dominant machinability enhancing additive due to its ability to provide improvement in machining of PM materials.

The 2016 POWDERMET International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials returned after 30 years to the historic city of Boston,

We spoke to Jonathan Wroe, executive director of the EPMA, about his view of the industry and what could happen over the next ten years.

Mirco Pavoni examines the current state of the aluminium market and new opportunities for the material.

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