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Metal Powder news, May 2019

Materials processing company Oerlikon has opened a new US$55 million additive manufacturing (AM) facility in Huntersville, NC, USA.

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) has awarded its 2019 scholarships to students studying various subjects that can lead to a career in powder coating.

UK car manufacturing output decreased by almost half in April, according to figures published today by the SMMT.

America Makes has announced the five organizations who will be funded by its Advanced Tools for Rapid Qualification (ATRQ) project.

EOS has developed four new metal materials for additive manufacturing (AM).

Umicore and mining company Glencore have entered into an agreement for the supply of cobalt hydroxide (cobalt) for Umicore’s battery materials.

Carpenter Technology Corporation has set out the details of its new additive manufacturing (AM) business unit.

Materials specialist Sandvik says that it has launched four sustainability goals for 2030.

Injection molding specialist Arburg has opened new premises in Samutprakarn, Thailand.

researchers have developed an alternative to plastic in the form of a recyclable composite made from graphite and cellulose extracted from wood pulp

Umicore plans to acquire Freeport Cobalt’s cobalt refining and cathode precursor activities in Kokkola, Finland, for US$190 million.

3D printing company SLM Solutions has opened new office facilities and an application center at its head office in Shanghai, China.

The Ceratizit Group plans to exhibit a range of its cutting tools suitable for manufacturing in the aerospace industry at the International Air Show.

Fraunhofer scientists have competed a project to look into physical testing can benefit from numerical methods.

The MPIF’s Industry Development Board (IDB) has released a new video showing the success of powder metallurgy (PM) in the automotive industry.

The four-month accelerator, offering $50,000 in funding, is now accepting applications - apply before 30th May

Researchers are replacing trial and error with computational methods to more readily reveal promising new compositions

Chemicals company Royal DSM has partnered with two companies to help develop its 3D printing capabilities.

The MPIF reports that Harry D Ambs passed away in March 2019.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory plans to develop large-scale, robotic additive manufacturing (AM) technology for a range of new materials.

Molding and 3D printing specialist Arburg has appointed Frédéric Vandecandelaere as the new head of its French subsidiary.

Sigma Labs Inc has launched Version 5.0 of its PrintRite3D 3D printing software.

DSM has formed a partnership with additive manufacturing (AM) company Origin to develop new materials for AM and explore new applications.

Sandvik says that it has partnered with science promotion company Molecular Frontiers to increase young people’s interest in science and technology.

Kyocera Corporation today announced that it has concluded an agreement to acquire 100% ownership of SouthernCarlson Inc.

3D printing company ExOne and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have joined forces to improve 3D binder jetting additive manufacturing (AM).

GKN Powder Metallurgy has opened a new headquarters and additive manufacturing (AM) center in Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA.

Freeman Technology plans to host a webinar entitled ‘Working with powders: how comprehensive characterisation can optimise your process’.

3D printing company EOS plans to run a webinar covering additive manufacturing (AM) in the automotive industry.

Sandvik says that its board of directors has decided to initiate an internal separation of its Materials Technology business area.

By finding a way to untangle polymer chains, researchers have managed to produce thin polymer films that can conduct heat.

Kordsa, a specialist in construction reinforcement and composite technologies, says that it participated in the Ceramics Expo 2019.

The NCDMM has given its Lawrence J Rhoades Award to Mark F Huston, previously vice president at Kennametal.

America Makes says that it has entered into memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with two media organizations.

Retsch has developed a ball mill with a frequency of 35 Hz which produces enough energy for wet grinding of samples down to the nanometer range.

The EPMA says that it has published its third Supreme project newsletter.

3D printing company FIT Additive Manufacturing Group has installed a hot isostatic press (HIP) with uniform rapid quenching (URQ).

The deadline for advance rates for the AMPM2019 show is 10 May 2019, the MPIF reports.

Solvay has revealed the winners of its AM Cup 2019.

3D printing company Sigma Labs says that its CTO Darren Beckett recently presented on in-process quality control in metal additive manufacturing (AM).

The EPMA says that some spaces are still available for the Young Engineers Day 2019.

The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) has appointed Dr Dean L Bartles as its next president and CEO.

Union Process has built a QL100 circulation Attritor (grinder) for a large automotive accessories supplier.

Rory Montgomery has won the Copper Club Award of the ASTM International committee on copper and copper alloys.

The International Federation of Robotics (IFR) has reportedly appointed Dr Susanne Bieller as new General Secretary.

Repeatedly stretching hydrogels in a water bath aligns their nanofibers, producing a strong, soft and hydrated material that resists breakdown or fatigue.

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