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Metal Powder news, July 2018

Desktop Metal has appointed Jeffrey Immelt, former chairman and CEO of GE, to Desktop Metal’s board of directors.

Hardide Coatings receives aerospace certification

Hardmetal coating technology company Hardide Coatings is now certified to coat aerospace, defence and space industry components in the USA.

Applying a permanent marker, glue or tape to gummy metals such as aluminum makes them much easier to cut for industrial applications.

TAT Technologies has released the dates of its next sintering classes, taking place at its facility in St Marys, PA, USA.

The European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) has published a new set of guidelines for the supply and transport of hazardous materials.

Gas specialist Linde and Praxair Inc are in advanced negotiations regarding the sale of the majority of Linde's gases business in North America.

Gasbarre Products has appointed Jerry Uplinger to its tooling group team. He will be the team lead at McKee Carbide Tool.

Senvol, which provides information on additive manufacturing (AM) recently announced that it has joined the US National Armaments Consortium (NAC).

The organizers of Advanced Engineering 2018 have introduced a dedicated area for UK contractors.

The UK auto industry will continue to invest in technologies and products focused on zero emission transport, according to the SMMT .

Velox, a supplier of raw materials for composites, has introduced a new product range for 3D printing made by its partner SK Chemicals.

The MPIF says that attendees at its Basic PM Short Course will be able to undertake a tour of an additive manufacturing (AM) facility tour.

America Makes says that it will invest in additive manufacturing (AM) post-processing techniques (AAPT).

GKN says that its planetary reaction carrier won the Grand Prize award in the automotive transmission category from the MPIF.

Rhodes Interform has installed a composite forming facility at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC).

The UK is now the largest EU new car market for Korean car brands, with some 190,215 vehicles registered in 2017.

Sandvik has acquired Inrock, a privately-owned supplier of rock drilling tools and services for horizontal directional drilling (HDD) in North America.

Ceratizit plans to showcase a range of tools for wood machining at the IWF show, taking place in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Materials company BASF has agreed to invest US$25 million in 3D printing company Materialise, headquartered in Leuven, Belgium.

GKN Sinter Metals has received a quality award from automotive supplier Jatco for its Japanese business.

GKN Aerospace has opened a new aero engine component repair and research facility in the state of Johor, Southern Malaysia.

The Plansee Group says that it achieved 2017/18 fiscal year consolidated sales of €1.3 billion, an 11% increase year on year.

SGL Carbon says that it has developed full size TF6 and PV15 bipolar plates (BPP) made of a graphite/fluoropolymer composite material.

EuroSciCon Ltd says that the next Metal, Mining and Metallurgy show will take place from 1-2 November 2018 in Paris, France

SGL Carbon, which makes carbon fiber and other materials, says that it has increased its capacities to make synthetic graphite anode material.

The University of Pittsburgh in the US has received a US$1 million award to develop nuclear plant components using additive manufacturing (AM).

ASTM International’s committee on reactive and refractory metals and alloys is developing a proposed standard for titanium alloy bars.

The Center for Engineering and Industrial Development (CIDESI) has installed a Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) system from Quintus Technologies.

An official call for presentations has been announced for MIM2019 held in Orlando, Florida from 25–27 February 2019.

The Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) reports that British engine manufacturing rose again in May up 5.1% to 242,391 units.

America Makes and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) have published version 2.0 of its Standardization Roadmap for Additive Manufacturing.

Gas specialist Linde has won a best innovation lab 2018 for its ‘Digital Base Camp’,

Plastic 3D printer manufacturer BigRep has joined industrial research network the Direct Manufacturing Research Center (DMRC).

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) says that its conference has roughly a 10% increase of attendees year on year.

Researchers have used a novel cold sintering process to produce, for the first time, a composite made from a ceramic and the 2D material MXene.

PostProcess Technologies has expanded its distribution in North America.

The organizers of ITPS and the IFCS have published details of presentations from OEM representatives that will take place during the events.

Thermal processing company Quintus Technologies has developed a new process, High Pressure Warm Forming (HPWF).

3D printing is branching into an unlikely domain—nuclear fusion.

Granta Design has released details of a seminar focusing on best practices in materials infor-mation management and materials decision-making.

The MPIF has honored Tessa Stillman, senior manager, standards and technical services, MPIF, with its Distinguished Service to PM Award.

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