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Metal Powder news, September 2019

UK engine production up 7.6% in August

UK automotive engine manufacturing rose 7.6% in August following the summer shutdown, according to The SMMT.

Materials specialist Umicore has formed a multi-year strategic supply agreement with Korean chemical company LG Chem.

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has published its 2019 Edition of Standard Test Methods for Metal Powders and Powder Metallurgy Products.

Somerset Community College’s (SCC), Kentucky, USA has been awarded a grant to develop an additive manufacturing (AM) center of excellence.

Imperfections and electrochemically driven silicon-lithium alloying reactions allow a new silicon-based metamaterial to deform to order.

GE Additive has opened a new 40,000 m2 campus in Lichtenfels, Germany.

3D printing company Renishaw says that it is considering reorganizing its additive manufacturing (AM) business.

Plansee USA says that it is celebrating its 80-year anniversary.

2019 British car manufacturing output declined 10.6% in July, with 108,239 units produced, according to figures from the SMMT.

PyroGenesis Canada, which makes plasma atomized metal powder, reports Q2 revenues of CAN$913,769, a decrease from CAN $1,421,352 in Q2 2018.

EOS says that that its Additive Minds consultancy service has been named as ‘Top Consultant 2019’ in a German competition for SMEs.

Kyocera Fineceramics GmbH says that it has completed its acquisition of Friatec’s advanced ceramics business operations.

GE Additive has opened an additive manufacturing (AM) site in Gothenburg, Sweden.

The EPMA has made a set of videos exploring the last three decades of powder metallurgy.

Western Sydney in Australia could be the new center of 3D printing in Australia due to a new joint initiative between the NSW Government and GE Additive.

Engineering software company nTopology, headquartered in the US, has opened its first European office in Regensburg, Germany.

Heat treatment and manmade fiber specialist Oerlikon has published its Q2 and half year 2019 reports.

Oerlikon has appointed Philipp Müller as its new chief financial officer (CFO) .

Additive Industries says that it has appointed Lars Ryberg as its new senior sales director.

Gasbarre Thermal Processing Systems says that it has commissioned a custom high temperature box furnace line for an aerospace company in the US.

A new low-power ceramic welding technology uses an ultrafast pulsed laser to melt ceramic materials along their interface and fuse them together.

The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) in the US has appointed Gino Spinos as its first director of manufacturing engineering.

ASTM International has launched a new video highlighting the growing role of women in developing technical standards.

Using polymer aqueous solutions with different electrical charges, scientists have developed a novel 3D printing water-in-water technique.

The EPMA has issued a call for speakers for its 2020 Hot Isostatic Pressing Seminar, taking place in Oslo, Norway from 25–26 February 2020.

Christian Lönne has been appointed the new CEO of Digital Metal, a Höganäs’ subsidiary that manufactures 3D printers for metal powders.

Apprenticeships provider Skills Training UK has launched a new industrial coatings apprenticeship standard for the materials testing sector.

Höganäs says that this year’s Ulf Engström Award has been given to Yoshinobu Takeda, technical support engineer at Höganäs in Japan.

Velo3D has made a video showing parts being pulled out a 3D printer’s metal powder bed, without any support structures tying them to a build plate.

3D printing company EOS plans to hold a webinar covering how additive manufacturing (AM) can help with thermal management.

Atomising Systems Ltd and Perdac have announced the dates for their 2020 two-day advanced course on metal powder atomization.

Additive Industries says that a ‘prestigious aerospace company located in California’ has bought six of its MetalFAB1 additive manufacturing machines.

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) says that UK engine manufacturing was stable in July 2019.

Jonathan M Pratt has been named president of TA Instruments, a specialist in thermal analysis and testing technologies.

Gold nano sheets for flexible electronic applications

3D printing institute America Makes says that it is celebrating its 7th anniversary.

The University of Birmingham has been awarded €4 million to set up a pilot facility to reclaim rare earth metals from scrap.

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