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Metal Powder news, October 2020

By analyzing thin films of manganese-doped iron oxide, researchers have been able to update the model used to describe conduction in ceramics.

The date for Asiamold 2021 is now 3–5 March 2021 in Guangzhou, China, its organizers report.

NASA reports that its Perseverance rover, scheduled to land on Mars on 18 February 2021, features 11 3D printed metal parts.

The organizers of hardmetals trade fair ceramitec have decided to postpone the 2021 show until 21–24 June 2022.

SINTX Technologies has developed a method of embedding silicon nitride particles into nonwoven and woven fabric fibers.

Höganäs has secured its first commercial order for a Cleanit EC pilot test installation for a wastewater treatment project near Shanghai.

ASTM's nonferrous metals and alloys committee (B02) has presented an award to Sandvik Materials Technology's Keith M Hottle.

By placing tiny aggregates of cells inside yield-stress gels, researchers have shown they can print biological tissue in complex 3D shapes.

Asset management group Aurelius Equity Opportunities has agreed to acquire GKN Wheels & Structures from GKN.

Wabtec Corporation, which makes rail equipment, has joined an AM production campus at Pittsburgh’s International Airport Innovation Campus.

GE Additive says that Sandvik Additive Manufacturing has become a strategic partner in its binder jet project.

Sandvik plans to distribute SMT to Sandvik’s shareholders and list the company’s shares on the Nasdaq Stockholm Exchange.

Jaguar Racing and GKN Automotive have renewed their partnership to develop a new all-electric Formula E racecar.

Boeing predicts that the commercial aviation and services markets will face significant challenges due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

America Makes has nominated its 2020 ambassadors.

The NCDMM has received more than US$9 million from the AFRL to support the Massive Area Additive Manufacturing (MAAM) Program.

The US Department of Defense has contracted Desktop Metal to develop a high-volume manufacturing process to mass product cobalt-free hardmetal parts.

The Digital Manufacturing Centre (DMC) has acquired two Renishaw RenAM 500Q 3D printing machines.

Equispheres has published an online whitepaper focusing on the importance of feedstock powder properties in additive manufacturing (AM).

GOM has developed GOM Volume Inspect volume visualization and inspection software.

GKN Aerospace reports that it is leading a UK project focused on trialling digital technologies in the manufacturing environment.

GKN Automotive has partnered with Tata Technologies to set up an e-mobility software engineering center in India.

Solvay has been awarded a new five-year contract to supply material for Lockheed Martin’s F-35 aircraft.

The AMRC has submitted a £75 million bid to speed up the decarbonization of the UK’s Humber region.

Brunel University has revealed details of its 2020 Design Doctoral Symposium and additive manufacturing open day.

Metrology company GOM UK plans to run a series of webinars covering different areas of optical metrology within the metal forming industry.

Sandvik has signed an agreement to sell its Exploration business to Drillman, a subsidiary of the Australia-based M Group of companies.

AMETEK, which makes non-contact temperature monitors, has added two new modes for forging and forming applications to its aluminum applications pyrometer.

NeoGraf Solutions, which makes graphite sheets and powders, has appointed Drew Walker as its new president.

Researchers used 3D printing to produce microscopic electronic fibers made from silver and semiconducting polymers for use as novel sensors.

The MPIF has set the date for two webinars in November 2020 and January 2021.

Umicore says that it plans to move its cobalt refining activities to its Kokkola refinery in Finland.

Wall Colmonoy has launched a new range of wear plates for the petrochemical industry.

The IEEE has issues a call for papers for its symposium on additive manufacturing (AM) technology and applications.

Sandvik has completed its acquisition of Allied Construction Products, a US distributor of hydraulic hammers for the construction and mining industries.

According to Siemens, Eva Riesenhuber has been appointed its new head of investor relations.

By controlling the printing temperature of liquid crystal elastomer, researchers have induced varying levels of stiffness in a single structure.

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has launched an apprentice support program.

Researchers at Penn State University have received almost US$547,000 from the NSF to reduce the cost of additive manufacturing (AM) of complex metal parts.

ASM International has launched a customizable online database of inorganic materials.

3D printing of composite parts makes counterfeiting easier

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