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Metal Powder news, August 2018

The MPIF, APMI International, and the Center for Powder Metallurgy Technology (CPMT) have launched improved websites.

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) is seeking nominations for its MPIF Distinguished Service to Powder Metallurgy award.

Researchers have developed a method for converting QR codes and other passive tags into three-dimensional features within 3D printed parts.

Engineers have developed a nanoparticle coating that protects ceramics against thermal shock by reducing heat transfer.

The MPIF says that its annual Basic Powder Metallurgy (PM) Short Course, held from 13–15 August, received good feedback from attendees.

Carpenter Technology Corporation has announced Timothy Lain as its new vice president and chief financial officer.

Using a novel additive manufacturing process, scientists have been able to produce ultra-thin, ultra-smooth polyamide membranes for desalination.

Using a ceramic solid-state electrolyte, engineers have developed lithium-metal batteries that don't suffer from poor durability and short-circuiting.

WC coating technology company Hardide Coatings has been awarded funding to help further the use of the company’s coating technology for aircraft.

Researchers have discovered that mixing granular materials creates both mixed and non-mixed regions.

PyroGenesis says that it has increased its ownership in HPQ Silicon Resources, a gold and quartz exploration company.

ASTM International says that the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) will join its Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence.

Magnus Eriksson has been appointed as the new CFO of Höganäs.

Scientists have designed auxetic materials with smooth curves for distributing forces that can deform repeatedly.

The puzzle-like wavy structure of the seed coat found in some grasses could hold the secret to creating smart materials that are both flexible and strong.

America Makes has congratulated the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) which will function as the North American base of a German 3D printing company.

Materialise and chemicals specialist BASF have formed a strategic alliance to promote a more open market model in the additive manufacturing (AM) market.

The European Powder Metallurgy Associations (EPMA) says that its Euro PM Congress & Exhibition has attracted a record number of abstracts.

Metals and ceramics manufacturer H.C. Starck, said that it had a significant increase in sales for 2017.

This year’s Euro PM2018 Congress will include a number of presentations and special interest seminars focused on additive manufacturing (AM).

Umicore says that its half year revenues and recurring EBIT were up substantially compared to the same period last year.

Long-term water-repellent metal surfaces may be one step closer.

Carpenter Technology Corporation has announced its financial results for Q4 and year ended 30 June 2018.

The Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) has presented the James F and David J Wright Lifetime Achievement Award, to Rex Winemiller.

Metal powder company Höganäs plans to introduce a new app at the World PM2018 show, taking place in Beijing, China, from 16-20 September 2018.

The MPIF reports that the deadline for presentations for MIM2019 is 28 September 2018.

A £13 million program reportedly helped stimulate an extra £41 million from private investment into England’s vehicle manufacturing supply base.

Hardmetal company Carpenter Technology says that it plans to add an emerging technology center on site in Athens, Alabamam, USA.

Wall Colmonoy says that it will be running a modern furnace brazing seminar on 16-18 October 2018.

A novel 3D printing method can produce battery electrodes with a 3D microlattice structure with controlled porosity, enhancing charging rates.

According to a new report, the phosphate conversion coatings (PCC) market is expected to reach a market value of over US$ 2,300 million by the end of 2028.

America Makes says that is spearheading a project focused on accelerating of large scale additive manufacturing (AM).

Materials association ASM International has upgraded its materials information digital databases.

The MPIF reports that its next powder metallurgy sintering seminar will take place from 25–26 September 2018 in State College, PA, USA.

LPW Technology and Additive Industries plan to work together to develop industrial metal AM for high-end applications such as aerospace.

ASTM’s committee on steel, stainless steel, and related alloys has presented Daniel Janikowski with the A01 Founding Committee Award.

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