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Metal Powder news, October 2018

GKN Aerospace opens aero repair facility

GKN Aerospace has officially opened its repair and research facility for aero-engine systems in Johor, Malaysia.

Alloy company Carpenter Technology says that it has acquired LPW Technology Ltd.

Hardmetals company Carpenter Technology said it received net sales of US$572.4 million in Q1.

The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) in the US says that it has added six new partners.

The MPIF’s Robotics & Automation in Powder Metallurgy Seminar will return for the first time in a decade.

Hi-line Industries Ltd says that it has moved into a new, larger production facility.

The US Federal Trade Commission has provided clearance of the business combination between Linde Aktiengesellschaft and Praxair Inc.

The strength of a particular chemical bond in cuprates influences the temperature at which they achieve superconductivity.

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded a grant to 3D printing software company Senvol.

A novel light-based atomic force microscopy technique can measure how and where a material's physical properties change during 3D printing.

Chinese graphene company the Sixth Element Materials Technology says that it has received a major order from telecommunications company Huawai.

Additive manufacturing company 3rd Dimension Industrial 3D Printing has ordered a MetalFAB1 3D printing system to produce large parts.

Additive manufacturing (AM) company 3D Systems has appointed Charles G McClure Jr as its new chairman of the board.

3D printing company Renishaw has tested a lightweight watch made of graphene powder reinforced carbon fiber.

Additive manufacturing (AM) company Sintavia LLC says that it has acquired an SLM500 additive manufacturing (AM) machine.

Materials company Haydale has been awarded a contract to develop ‘wearable technology’ for athletes in training for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Researchers have demonstrated that silica-rich waste can be used to remove charged species of radioactive Uranium from nuclear fission waste streams.

GKN Aerospace has received a supplier award from Spirit AeroSystems.

GE Additive has appointed Jason Oliver as CEO and Vice President, GE Additive.

The Advanced Engineering Show, taking place in Birmingham, UK, has announced several keynote speakers for its six zones.

The MPIF says that its recent Powder Metallurgy (PM) Sintering Seminar attracted over 65 attendees with a variety of backgrounds and experience levels.

Inspired by arthropod shells, researchers have 3D-printed structural elements from cement paste that get tougher under pressure.

TA Instruments says that it has acquired the thermophysical property measurement business of Theta Industries Inc.

Siemens says that it has updated software applications for Sinumerik Edge, its machine-level platform designed for the machine tool industry.

The IET is presenting a new exhibition in London, UK, celebrating women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has developed what it calls a Brexit Readiness Programme.

Lanxess’ Urethane Systems business unit (URE) plans to extend its collaboration with the Center for UMass/Industry Research on Polymers (CUMIRP).

The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) in the US has established the V4 Institute (V4I).

H.C. Starck says that its central laboratory will become an independent company called ChemiLytics GmbH & Co KG.

Steel powder specialist NanoSteel has reportedly spun out its additive manufacturing (AM) business unit into a new corporation.

A paper covering the testing of 3D printed parts has won best paper award at the Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy 2018 (AMPM2018) show.

The CCAI and the PCI have announced that their 2019 Annual Meetings will be held from 16-20 June 2019 in Hilton Head Island, SC, USA.

A paper presented by Alex Wartenberg, Sierra Mirtes, Chris Schade and Sarah Ackermann has won the 2018 Howard I Sanderow Outstanding Technical Paper Award.

A new sodium powder allows the formation of a solid electrolyte interface that doesn't build up to consume sodium ions in a sodium-ion battery.

Heating company Gasbarre has promoted Joseph E Glatt to rebuild manager.

PostProcess, which focuses on the finishing of 3D printed parts, has published a whitepaper looking at ways to improve AM surface finishing.

Wallwork Group says that it has made a number of changes to its UK facilities, expanding its product capabilities.

Metal powder specialist Höganäs says that artist Emille de Blanche has recently completed two major sculptures using its high alloy powder.

Optomec has opened a Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) operations center based in Dübendorf, Switzerland.

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte, has opened Additive Industries’ new facility based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Evonik has developed what it says is the world’s first flexible plastic material based on polyether block amide (PEBA) for use in 3D printing

Caroline Larsson, product manager at powder metal (PM) company Höganäs, has won an award for her successful development and qualification of PM powders.

HK3D has launched the Markforged Metal X 3D printer in the UK.

Allenby and colleagues developed a tissue-engineered 3D hollow-fibre perfusion bioreactor system.

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments and Oklahoma State University have joined forces to help establish a testing lab.

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