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Metal Powder news, September 2017

Bid to scale up 3D printing

Engineering and IT services company Infosys and Renishaw have joined forces to promote the volume production of end-use metal components.

Tech Soft 3D says that its software development toolkits can be used for CAD translation, visualization, modeling, and mesh processing.

PostProcess Technologies, which automates post-printing for the industrial 3D printing market, has opened its new headquarters in Buffalo, NY, USA.

British car manufacturing fell in August as domestic and overseas demand for production declined, according to figures released today by the SMMT.

UK 3D printing Expert Dr Mark Beard has joined Additive Industries team as process and application development manager.

Jewelry companies Boltenstern and Cooksongold have made what they say is the first fully 3D printed fine jewellery collection made using an EOS printer.

Linde AG says that has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World und DJSI Europe) for the sixth consecutive year.

Arcam AB’s powder manufacturing subsidiary AP&C has inaugurated its new facility in in Quebec, Canada.

Element Six, which makes synthetic diamonds, has launched CTB004 polycrystalline diamond (PCD) for cutting in the automotive industry.

Researchers have discovered that the thermal properties of a surface influence whether droplets stick to them or bounce off.

A specialist in crucible and foundry solutions has developed new extra-large crucibles using one of the world's largest cold isostatic presses (CIP).

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in the US has a vacancy for a postdoctoral research staff member in additive manufacturing (AM) simulation.

LPW Technology Ltd, which makes metal powders for AM, has been included in The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 for the second year running.

Using a compound derived from seaweed, engineers have developed a technique for making 3D-printed biomaterials that can degrade on demand.

Element Materials Technology has updated on the company following its acquisition of Exova Group in June 2017.

AAM executive director Jeffrey W Nichols will lead the Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow (LIFT) Technology Development Committee.

UK additive manufacturing (AM) company Renishaw has worked with Holthinrichs Watches to 3D print parts for the company’s limited-edition watches.

US Army researchers have developed aluminum powder which reportedly produces high amounts of energy when it comes in contact with water.

The contentious history of smelting.

Diesel engine maker Cummins Inc is working with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to develop a material to repair heavy-duty vehicle engines.

Materials specialist Sandvik has been selected as a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

The Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT is developing a new approach for the selective laser melting (SLM) of copper materials.

Morris Group Inc, a CNC machine tool distributer in North America, has been selected by Desktop Metal to supply its metal 3D printing systems in the US.

RJ Lee Group, an industrial forensics analytical laboratory, has established a lab at Penn State University.

SAE International says that a range of multimedia content covering advanced manufacturing is now online.

Fisher Unitech, a provider of metal 3D printers, will market and distribute Stratasys’ additive manufacturing (AM) products.

A new conference plans to create opportunities for the aerospace industry to connect with additive manufacturing (AM) specialists.

The MPIF reports that Seong-Jin Park has been nominated as the head of the new Ministry of SME and Startups in South Korea.

Mining and metals company The Doe Run Company (Doe Run) has appointed Anthony Staley to the role of general manager for its metals division.

Ian Gibson, professor of AM at Deakin University in Australia, has received an award recognising his lifetime contribution to the world of 3D printing.

Powder production technology developed at Ames Laboratory in the US has won a technology transfer award.

According to the MPIF, the organization’s annual Basic Powder Metallurgy (PM) Short Course, held in August, received excellent feedback from attendees.

The EPMA has launched a survey related to the col-laboration needs of its members as part of its AM Motion project.

Coming soon, to a bookshelf near you.

Duralar Technologies, which makes ultra-hard metal coatings has named Coating Technologies (CTI) as the company's authorized provider of Duralar coatings.

LPW Technology Ltd has named M G Sales Corporation of Gujarat, India, as its new distributor in India.

DP Technology has launched ESPRIT Additive Suite software which it says can simplify the additive manufacturing (AM) process.

A number of companies have taken part in a joint development project to 3D print the front-end structure of a VW Caddy automobile.

Italian metals and mining company Tenova plans to implement a project focusing on additive manufacturing (AM) in the Italian metal industry.

Industrial heating specialist Sandvik says that its mining division has set up manufacturing capabilities in South Africa.

Registration is now open for the MAPP first international conference, taking place in Sheffield, UK from 30-31 January 2018.

PyroGenesis Additive, a division of PyroGenesis Canada, has developed a new plasma-based process to produce metal powders.

US-based Camber Spine Technologies says that it has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA to market a spinal implant.

John F Sweet has been elected the 29th president of the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF).

Optomec, which makes additive manufacturing (AM) systems for 3D printed metals, has made available more than two dozen starter recipes for AM.

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