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Metal Powder news, December 2020

Award for Inprotec MD

Inprotec MD, Chris Oldroyd, has reportedly been awarded chartered environmentalist and chartered engineer status by the IOM3.

3D Systems has launched a new initiative focused on increasing its commitment to global environmental, social, and health issues.

Organic films just a single molecule thick can make metals such as aluminum easier to cut by inducing localized embrittlement.

SLM Solutions says that its NXG XII 600 metal 3D printer can be used to manufacture parts for powertrain applications.

Mohawk College and the University of Guelph in Canada have partnered to develop a ductile iron powder mix for additive manufacturing (AM).

General Motors (AM) has opened a new 15,000 ft2 3D printing facility, called the Additive Industrialization Center (AIC).

A new report suggests that global market for 3D printing materials will be worth US$18.4 billion in 2030.

Measurement specialist Krüss says that it has improved its website to make content more accessible and navigation easier.

The Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) reports that UK engine output fell by 8.2% in November.

Additive manufacturing (AM) company ProMake International Ltd is researching using graphene to make 3D printed medical parts.

Composite tubing manufacturer Polygon Composites has appointed Randy Rice as its new CEO.

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) says that its conference has been postponed until 2–6 May 2021, taking place in Orlando, Florida.

3D printing specialist Essentium has issued a new report that suggests that the use of large-scale additive manufacturing (AM) is on the up.

The EPMA has confirmed that Euro PM2021 will take place once again online, from 18-22 October 2021.

Desktop Metal and Trine Acquisition Corp have reportedly finalised their business combination.

Umicore has reported adjusted earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of around €530 million for the full year.

America Makes has announced three-month extension for its Open Source-Additive Scanning Implementation Strategy (OASIS) Challenge.

Additive manufacturing (AM) company Oerlikon has published its Q3 2020 results.

ASTM International has presented an award to Betsy L Hoppe for her contributions to ASTM’s metallic-coated iron and steel products committee.

Shashi S Shukla, the current President EMEA of Höganäs AB, has been appointed to the EPMA council to represent the metal powders sector.

Aubert & Duval and Mitsubishi Power have formed a new licensing partnership.

3D Systems has appointed Dr Vasant Padmanabhan to its board of directors.

Scientists at the University of Huddersfield have researched a new hardening precipitate of a new alloy that resists particle radiation.

Forward AM has launched a filament material comprising metal powder with a polymer binder, suitable for fused filament fabrication (FFF).

German 3D printing company SLM has appointed Kingsbury to sell its products and services to the British and Irish markets.

Buehler which makes metallographic and hardness testing equipment, has formed a distribution agreement with OMNILAB-Laborzentrum.

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reports that its current president, Dr George Gillespie OBE, will serve a third term in 2021.

The NCDMM says that a new data collection process for 3D printing has been successfully demonstrated to the US Army.

The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) Cymru in Broughton, Wales, has marked its first anniversary.

Jack Chapman, an embedded electronic engineering apprentice at Renishaw, has been awarded Outstanding Apprentice of the Year.

Researchers have revealed how defects form and become trapped in solidifying metal in a form of additive manufacturing called laser powder bed fusion.

Höganäs has expanded its powder production capabilities with the opening of a vacuum induction gas atomizer (VIGA) plant.

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) says that its Powder Coating Week event will move from February to 27 – 30 April 2021.

The SMMT reports that there was a decline in UK engine manufacturing in October 2020, with output declining by 20.1%.

Melrose Industries, which owns GKN businesses, says that it is trading ‘at the top end’ of the board’s expectations for 2020.

Kyocera Fineceramics Solutions says that its Degussit oxide ceramics have been supplied in tube form to the International Space Station (ISS).

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