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Metal Powder news, August 2020

Fraunhofer opens AM facility

The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials says that it has commissioned a new facility for additive manufacturing (AM).

CCAI call for charity donors

The Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) has issued a call for donors to its charitable foundation.

The MPIF reports that the MIM2021 International Conference on Injection Molding of Metals, Ceramics and Carbides will be held online.

PostProcess Technologies plans to discuss the findings of its post 3D printing survey in a live webinar on 3 September.

The Manufacturing Technology Deployment Group (MTDG) has appointed Stephan Biller as the CEO of its new subsidiary.

The SMMT reports that UK engine production declined 10.6% in July to 176,377 units.

The Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) has named this year’s scholarship recipients.

America Makes has set a challenge to increase the amount of open-source computer codes and algorithms for 3D printing design.

According to market analysts IDTechEx, the market for 3D electronics could reach US$3 billion by 2030.

The EPMA reports that registration is now open for Euro PM2020 which will take place online for the first time from 5-7 October 2020.

A new report from market analyst Fact.MR suggests that the global market for automotive lightweight material could reach US$400 billion by 2030.

Franklin Bronze Precision Components reports that it has upgraded its automated parts in its shell room.

The MPIF is hosting a new webinar entitled ‘Thriving out of Crisis’ for its members.

Platinum Tooling Technologies, a US importer of metal tools, has appointed Chris Blaine as its new sales manager.

Renishaw and UK start-up business Additive Automations have partnered to research automate metal additive manufacturing (AM) post-processing.

Gasbarre Thermal Processing Systems has recently supplied a continuous vacuum furnace to an aerospace manufacturer in North America.

The NCDMM says that three of its projects have been recognized in the US Manufacturing Leadership Awards.

The ASM International Board of Trustees has named two metal spray expects as its award program recipients for 2020.

The Verder Group has acquired German company Porotec GmbH, a company which develops and sells particle and porosity measurement instruments.

The MPIF has released its 2020 edition of its Standard 35 entitled Materials Standards for PM Structural Parts.

Elementum 3D has published a whitepaper entitled Powder Recycling in Laser Powder Bed Fusion: Improving Processing, Maintaining Quality.

The organizers of the Industrial Automation Fair and Asiamold say that the concurrent fairs have opened successfully in Guangzhou, China.

Sumitomo Corporation reportedly plans to increase its investment in additive manufacturing (AM) company Sintavia.

ExOne has launched an app which it says can provide real-time machine monitoring and analysis of 3D printers.

ExOne says that it has third party qualified nickel-based alloy Inconel 718 for its metal 3D printers.

Thermo Fisher Scientific has released two electron microscopes suitable for materials and life science research.

3D printing company VELO3D and Lam Research Corporation have partnered to develop new metal AM materials and designs for the semiconductor industry.

The US government reports that Sudarsanam Suresh Babu is one of the new members appointed to the National Science Board (NSB).

Fraunhofer Institute says that it has formed a new working group to research soft magnetic materials for renewable energy and electromobility applications.

Dr Richard Collins, principal analyst at IDTechEx, offers his predictions for the next few years in the additive manufacturing (AM) industry.

Umicore reports that its revenues for the first six months of 2020 were €1.6 billion, a reduction of 4% year on year.

The MPIF has set the date for a four-part online tutorial covering powder injection molding.

IDTechEx is hosting a new webinar focusing on the effect of Covid-19 on the metal 3D printing.

The MPIF has issued a call for papers for the 10th International Conference on Tungsten, Refractory & Hardmaterials (Tungsten2021).

By measuring temperature during 3D printing, researchers have been able to predict the formation of sub-surface defects in 3D-printed components.

America Makes has made four new project calls with the aim of promoting additive manufacturing (AM).

The MPIF has announced the winners of its 2020 powder metallurgy design excellence awards competition in the Consumer Goods segment.

The MPIF has set the date for a webinar covering finite element analysis (FEA) modeling and simulation.

Nadine Crauwels has been appointed as a member of the Sandvik’s executive management board.

Aerojet Rocketdyne says that it has supplied a range of components for the Perseverance Rover.

America Makes says that its TRX show will take place online from 4–5 August 2020.

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