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Metal Powder news, February 2021

Additive manufacturing (AM) company ExOne has named foundry specialist ABC Corporation as its distributor in South Korea.

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group is now accepting entries for its 3D printing technical competition.

Using 3D aerosol jet-printing, scientists have produced a highly sensitive X-ray detector by printing arrays of perovskite pillars on a graphene substrate.

3D Systems has been selected by the US Army to use additive manufacturing (AM) to help improve heat exchanger parts.

Ceratizit has set the date for a week of online seminars covering carbide materials.

Wall Colmonoy has developed a range of vacuum fused wear plates for industrial fans.

The MPIF reports that Edwin Pope, principal analyst at IHS Markit, will deliver the keynote speech at PowderMet.

The organizers of HEFAT2021 say that it will take place from 25–28 July 2021 online.

ASTM reports that all its May and June standards development meetings have been moved online.

Additive manufacturing (AM) specialist Renishaw has developed a titanium nozzle used to produce nanofiber for a Canadian polymer manufacturer.

Altair, which makes simulation software and the US Center for Automotive Research, have opened their 2021 Enlighten Awards for submissions.

The European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA) has updated its Global Powder Metallurgy Property Database (GPMD).

Research materials supplier, Goodfellow, has launched a new industry podcast focusing on discussions around materials and their applications.

The EPMA has added links for PM users to take part in its industry trend surveys for 2021.

Gasbarre Thermal Processing Systems has opened a 7,700 ft2 technical center in Livonia, Michigan.

The EPMA has made available online videos and pdfs to help students learn more about the steel feedstocks used in producing AM parts.

Patrik Johansson has been named vice director for the Graphene Flagship Europe.

Umicore says that its revenues for 2020 were €3.2 billion, a decrease of 4% compared to the previous year.

The EPMA has made available a course covering the use of nickel as feedstock for producing AM parts.

ExOne and Rapidia, a Canadian-based technology company have launched a new two-step metal 3D printer.

EPMA reports that its EuroHIP Sectoral Group has appointed Dr Ing Anke Kaletsch of RWTH Aachen University as its new chair.

The IHEA has set the date for a seminar about safety standards and codes, taking place online from 14–16 April 2021.

Quintus Technologies has published a new whitepaper about how to improve 3D printed titanium alloy parts through hot isostatic pressing.

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) has further postponed its Powder Coating Week 2021 to 13-16 July 2021.

Senvol and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have published a technical report about 3D printing data generation.

Siemens has appointed Roland Busch as its new CEO, replacing Joe Kaeser after 40 years.

The Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (IOM3) has planned a series of virtual events, podcasts and editorial content about sustainability.

Element Materials Technology (Element) has opened a new SEK25 000 engineering facility in Linköping, Sweden.

Research materials supplier, Goodfellow has joined a UK-China joint working group on graphene standardization.

The US Office of the Secretary of Defense Manufacturing Technology has released its first additive manufacturing (AM) strategy.

3D Systems plans to expand its Rock Hill, South Carolina location, reportedly adding 100,000 ft2 to its existing headquarters.

GKN Aerospace plans to contribute to three programs covering sustainability in the aerospace industry.

Franklin Bronze has acquired a Laser SLA 3D Printer for rapid prototyping and to make short runs of investment cast parts.

Inprotec Ltd manager Chris Oldroyd has been appointed to the board of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) mining technology division.

The US Manufacturing Institute (MI) has announced a three-year project to inspire more women and young people to pursue industry careers.

Komet Deutschland GmbH has decided to restructure its business, following a decline in turnover and profit over the past financial years.

The Alan Turing Institute and the AMRC have signed an agreement to increase the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in manufacturing.

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