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Metal Powder news, May 2020

GE Additive is holding a webinar on 3 June 2020 covering the use of additive manufacturing (AM) to make medical parts.

The MPIF has made available the Spring edition of its International Journal of Powder Metallurgy online.

The NCDMM's CEO, Dr Dean L Bartles, has been appointed to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council.

The organizers of the Advanced Engineering Show have issued a call for abstracts.

3D metal printing equipment manufacturer Additive Industries has received a €14 million investment from its shareholder Highlands Beheer.

3D Systems has named Dr Jeffrey A Graves as its new president and CEO.

3D printing company ExOne has launched a social media campaign focusing on the sustainable aspects of metal binder jetting technology.

The organizers of the SpaceAM conference, taking place in Leicester, UK, from 15-16 September 2020, have announced the program line up.

Sandvik has reportedly initiated a project to buy scrap from its customers to turn it into new products.

Element Materials Technology has signed a contract with an aerospace manufacturing business to provide testing at Element’s laboratory in California.

Bernhard Schretter plans to retire as a member of the board of metals specialist Plansee.

The SMMT has released new sector-specific guidance covering how automotive production sites can control the risk of transmission of Covid-19.

New class of materials based on liquid metal lattices

Purdue University in the US says that its extraction and purifying processes using ligand-assisted chromatography can purify rare earth metals.

Sandvik Machining Solutions has divested its 10% minority ownership in Gesac, a Chinese joint venture.

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has appointed Paul Heard as the new chief executive of the SMMT Industry Forum.

The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials is reportedly developing an iron-based sintered brake pad for motorcycles.

Optomec says that its LENS directed energy deposition (DED) 3D printing system can be used to deposit any aluminum alloy.

Additive manufacturing (AM) company VELO3D has commercially released a way to 3D print parts made of aluminum F357.

BASF plans to develop a battery recycling cluster in Finland serving the electric vehicle market.

PostProcess is hosting a week-long event entitled Unlock AM LIVE.

America Makes has issued a project call to develop 3D printing technology for the US Air Force.

Researchers have developed an ultrafast, high-temperature sintering method based on heating ceramic powders between two carbon strips.

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) has awarded its 2020 scholarships.

The organizers of Industrial Automation Fair Guangzhou and Asiamold say that the two shows will now take place from 11–13 August 2020.

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) and APMI International plan to run a free, ongoing webinar series for members.

A number of organizations are offering aid and public funding for Covid-19 projects as part of the EU-based AMable project.

Additive manufacturing (AM) company Sintavia has achieved Nadcap approval for heat treatment at two facilities in Florida, USA.

ExOne and the University of Pittsburgh have reportedly partnered to develop 3D printed reusable metal filters.

Sandvik Additive Manufacturing's its titanium powder plant and additive manufacturing (AM) operations have received AS9100 Revision D certification.

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) has issued a call for papers for Powder Coating Week 2021, taking place in Orlando, Florida, from 25–26 February.

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) plans to host a meeting covering the use of additive manufacturing (AM) in medical applications.

Fraunhofer Institute has completed a project covering the hybrid production of large prototype components using laser metal deposition (LMD).

German materials science association DGM plans to run a webinar featuring Plansee’s refractory metals.

Umicore says that in order to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on results, it has taken several measures to reduce costs.

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) says that UK engine production declined 40% in March due to COVID-19 impacting output.

Chemicals company BASF reports that its Q1 2020 sales increased by 7% compared with the same period in 2019, to €16.8 billion.

A novel electrolyte that forms a protective layer over the silicon nanoparticles that make up a battery anode gives the silicon room to swell.

UK car manufacturing fell 37.6% in March, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

The Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) has appointed its 2020–2021 board of directors and executive officers.

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