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Metal Powder news, June 2018

PM champion receives Vanguard Award

Chad Spore, staff engineer at Enterprise Materials Engineering, has received the Vanguard powder metallurgy (PM) industry award from the MPIF.

LPW officially opens AM powder facility

LPW Technology Ltd, which makes metal powders for the metal 3D printing industry, has officially opened its AM metal powder manufacturing facility.

ASTM International’s committee on metallic-coated iron and steel products has given Margie Farabaugh a distinguished service award.

The 2018 edition of the MPIF’s Standard 35, Materials Standards for PM Structural Parts, has been released.

PyroGenesis Canada has announced its results for Q1, ended 31 March 2018.

APMI International has named Stephen Mashl and Alberto Molinari as 2018 APMI Fellows.

The market for materials aimed at 3D printing aerospace parts could reach US$535.1 million by 2024.

The Powder Coating Institute has issued a call for papers for its 2019 Technical Conference, taking place from 1–4 April 2019 in Orlando, Florida, USA.

Equispheres it has received a US$5 million investment from giant Lockheed Martin to make materials for AM and cold spray deposition.

A recent benchmark study shows directed energy deposition technology could be 10 times faster and five times less expensive than powder bed fusion.

GKN Powder Metallurgy says that it plans to exhibit at Dritev, taking place from 27-28 June 2018 in Bonn, Germany.

Additive International has announced the speaking line-up for its event taking place in Nottingham, UK from 11-12 July.

The Euro PM2018 Congress and Exhibition program is now online.

The organizers of metal fairs Gifa, Metec, Thermprocess and Newcast say that the events will attract around 2000 exhibitors.

A new type of 3D-printable ink with tiny magnetic particles produces soft structures that can move in complex ways in response to a magnetic field.

The ASTM International committee on metal powders and metal powder products is sponsoring a free workshop on powder metallurgy.

Elsevier releases 2017 CiteScore values.

The deadline to register for the AM Motion Summer school is 18 June 2018.

ASTM has presented an award of merit to Keith M Hottle, director of quality and metallurgy at Sandvik Materials Technology.

Researchers have combined cellulose and chitin to produce an all-natural material for 3D printing that is strong, lightweight and inexpensive.

The fourth general meeting of the Additive Manufacturing (AM) Working Group of the VDMA was held at Arburg headquarters on 12 April 2018.

Steel powder specialist Höganäs had hosted a new project on sustainable steel powders for additive manufacturing (AM).

TAT Technologies is hosting two powdered metal sintering courses this July, in St Mary’s PA, USA.

Plastics technology center AIMPLAS, based in Spain, has launched a new project focusing on greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere.

The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) has announced the winners of the Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards.

GKN Sinter Metals says that it has received the Perfect Quality Award from Nexteer Automotive, a steering and driveline business.

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) has awarded scholarships to students who are studying various subjects that can lead to a career in powder coating.

Tyler Olson, engineering manager at Fastenal Company, has been awarded the 2018 ASTM president’s leadership award.

ASTM’s committee on steel, stainless steel, and related alloys has presented its Award of Merit to John F Grubb, a consultant at ATI in the US.

Union Process, which makes particle size reduction and dispersing equipment, has developed a machine that can be used for recycling fiber material.

The UK automotive industry passed the one million mark in engine manufacturing, the SMMT says.

PostProcess Technologies, which covers finishing of 3D printed metal parts, has published a new white paper.

Injection molding specialist Arburg's subsidiary in Mexico has celebrated its ten-year anniversary.

ASTM International’s committee on nonferrous metals and alloys is proposing two new standards.

3D printing company Additive Industries has signed an Agency Agreement with a Spanish supplier of software for product development and 3D printing.

Applying an electric field to the formation of the ceramic yttria-stabilized zirconia makes it almost as resistant to fracturing as metal.

Umicore has selected a site in Nysa, Poland, to build a plant to make cathode materials for the European automotive market.

3D printing specialist Additive Industries has appointed Jan-Cees Santema as sales manager in Europe.

A novel 3D printer comprising a microfluidic chip and a digital micromirror can build therapeutic biomaterials from multiple materials.

LPW Technology has held its first Open House Reception for AM industry professionals, to explore its new facility in the US.

UK car production rose in April, with demand growing 5.2% year-on-year, according to figures released today by the SMMT.

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