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Metal Powder news, March 2020

The European Association of the Machine Tool Industries is calling on AM companies to produce equipment for hospitals following the coronavirus outbreak.

ASTM International says that all previously scheduled in-person May standards development meetings, including independent meetings, have been canceled.

Using a novel etching solution, researchers have developed a new method for making MXenes that does away with the need for water.

Wohlers Associates has released its 25th Wohlers Report, which covers additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing.

Dame Jane Jiang, professor at the University of Huddersfield, has been appointed a member of the Science, Engineering and Technology Board.

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has cancelled its co-located conferences WorldPM2020, AMPM2020, and Tungsten2020.

Japanese ceramics manufacturer Kyocera has developed a new indexable milling cutter as part of its MECH range.

Gasbarre Thermal Processing Systems has reportedly received three separate orders for batch steam treating equipment.

Researchers have designed a system that can produce large quantities of the 2D material known as MXene while preserving its unique properties.

The ASTM has proposed an international standard to help industries obtain properly coated thermal spray aluminum coated carbon steel pipe.

The International Federation of Robotics (IFR) has elected Milton Guerry of Schunk USA as its new president.

CNC company Thermwood says that it has developed a new version of its large-scale additive system (LSAM).

The Materials Processing Institute says that it has been awarded £22 million to improve the country’s steel and metals sector.

easy way to make large, freestanding, thin sheets of metallic materials could open up novel applications in catalysis, flexible electronics, soft robotics

EPMA has launched its EPMA 2020 Powder Metallurgy Component Awards, open to anyone who makes components made by powder metal (PM) processes

The MPIF has launched the technical programs have been released for its co-located PM, Metal AM, and tungsten conferences.

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) has postponed its 32nd annual conference and its business meeting.

EPMA’s 33rd General Assembly, due to take place in Brussels, Belgium, from 1-2 April will now take place on online, the powder metal organization said.

ASTM's standards development meetings, planned to take place in Boston and Prague in April, have been canceled due to the spread of Covid-19.

Scientists have developed a novel material made from graphene oxide and a protein that can self-assemble into tissue-like vascular structures.

Arburg has reportedly opened a new training center at the company’s headquarters in Lossburg, Germany.

The organizers of Hannover Messe 2020 report that the show has been postponed to 13–17 July 2020.

Element Materials Technology (Element) has invested in a powder characterization testing site for AM at its laboratory in California.

Additive Industries says that its Additive World Conference will now take place online from 1-2 April 2020.

Using an X-ray free-electron laser, scientists have shown that melting of a gold film starts at grain boundaries and then moves inside the grain.

Plansee Japan has opened a new 5,000 m2 production hall in the town of Esashi.

For the first time, researchers have used cold sintering to compress a fine powder of the ceramic barium titanate into a solid mass in a single step.

GKN Aerospace has been selected to provide maintenance, repair and operation (MRO) for the Swedish Air Force’s Gripen E RM16 engines.

A new consortium led by the Fraunhofer Institute and Daimler has developed a way of building auto components that are up to 33% lighter.

VELO3D and Honeywell Aerospace have announced a partnership to qualify VELO3D’s Sapphire 3D printer to make aircraft components.

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) has published its Global Powder Coatings 2019 Market Report.

GKN Aerospace has reported 2019 revenues of £3,852 million, up from £3,534 million in 2018.

3D printing company VELO3D has reportedly supplied additive manufacturing (AM) products to US oil and gas specialist Duncan Machine Products (DMP).

Additive manufacturing (AM) specialist Optomec has published a new whitepaper covering the use of automated laser cladding in gas turbine engine repair.

Wall Colmonoy says that it is celebrating 50 years of metal processing in Pontardawe, Wales.

The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) has appointed Dan Nagy as its new vice president of international programs.

Aveva, which makes engineering and industrial software, has announced its 2020 European Simulation Academic Competition.

The CCAI has launched a new video series based on tips provided by its members covering a wide variety of finishing-related topics.

ExOne says that its metal 3D printers can now binder jet a total of 21 powders into metal, ceramic and composite parts.

Metal powder producer Atomising Systems Ltd (ASL) has installed a new 400 kg gas atomizer for AM and MIM powder markets.

Carpenter Technology reports a net income of US$38.8 million, or US$0.79 earnings per diluted share.

Discus Software has formed a partnership with US-based Adaptive Corporation for it to sell Discus’ first article inspection (FAI) software.

Additive Industries says that its Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge 2020 has attracted a record number of finalists.

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