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Metal Powder news, April 2021

Powder manufacturer PyroGenesis Canada says that its new additive manufacturing (AM) titanum powder production line is now online.

Scientists at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology have developed a new way to improve the mechanical strength of superalloys.

Steel industry expert Jon Bolton has been appointed as the chairman of the Materials Processing Institute in the UK.

Researchers have found that the 2D material MXene can make an effective, durable lubricant for use in challenging applications, like space missions.

Umicore says that it expects its adjusted EBIT for 2021 to approach €1 billion, above current market consensus.

Additive Industries has appointed Mark Massey as its chief commercial officer (CCO), a new role.

3D printing company VELO3D has appointed Stefan Krause, former BMW and Deutsche Bank CFO to its board of directors as audit committee chair.

Additive manufacturing (AM) company Materialise has opened a new 3,500 m2 center for metal 3D printing in Bremen, Germany.

Steel company voestalpine says that it has opened two new 3D printing centers in Shanghai and Dongguan, China.

By embedding calcium phosphate particles in resin, researchers have come up with a high-tech substitute for ivory, which can be 3D printed into parts.

Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have produced crack free and dense molybdenum titanium carbide parts using electron beam powder bed fusion.

3D printing company Essentium has appointed Jeffrey Lumetta as global chief technology officer (CTO).

A new report suggests that the global 3D printing market could reach US$51 billion in 2030, driven mainly by growth in production parts.

ExOne plans to exhibit its new Designlab metal printer and X1F sintering furnace at the 2021 AMUG conference.

GKN Automotive has appointed automotive expert Shaoling (Charlie) Qiu as the new president of its business in China.

Kyocera has added a new type to its EZ Bar tooling series suitable for inner diameter (ID) work.

Understanding the bactericidal properties of plant and animal surfaces helps improve implants

Programmable, dynamically-controlled surface of moveable metal pins helps 3D printing

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) has named the two recipients of its 3D printing scholarships.

SLM Solutions and Safran Landing Systems have patented a new design to 3D print a nose landing gear component.

Höganäs says that its sustainability report for 2020 is now online.

Italian company BEAMIT Group has acquired 3T Additive Manufacturing, based in the UK.

SLM Solutions and Elementum 3D have joined forces to develop new powders for 3D printing.

Höganäs and Finnish research organization VTT have partnered to find ways to reuse the zinc dust produced as waste from its melting furnace.

The final program is now available for MarineAM, taking place from 6-7th July 2021 in Southamp-ton, UK.

The Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) has scheduled its annual meeting for 26 – 28 July at St. Pete Beach, Florida.

Renishaw reports that a collaborative additive manufacturing (AM) group it is part of has been recognized in the Collaborate to Innovate (C2I) awards.

Makin Metal Powders in the UK has achieved ISO 45001 2018 certification, the standard for management systems for occupational health and safety.

Penn State University says that its project team has been awarded five State grants to help develop new technologies and processes in manufacturing.

3D printing company Renishaw has used metal additive manufacturing (AM) to help manufacture a new range of direct drive valves.

Wall Colmonoy has opened a center in the UK that it says offers fast metal 3D printing of small to medium parts.

Registration is now open for Powder Coating Week 2021, taking place 13–16 July 2021 in Orlando, Florida.

Sandvik Additive Manufacturing and part subsidiary BEAMIT have partnered with a Middle East 3D printing company.

GKN Aerospace has been awarded a new contract to supply electrical wiring interconnection systems (EWIS) for the Boeing 777X family of aircraft.

Total production of battery electric (BEV), plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and hybrid vehicles (HEV) vehicles increased 25.3% to 23,019 units in February 2021.

Enhanced ceramic materials, such as a novel bismuth-containing ceramic, could play a pivotal role in the development of 5G wireless technology.

Haydale has reportedly supplied a HT200 Plasma Reactor to 401 Tech Bridge, a non-profit materials development organization based in Rhode Island, USA.

Additive manufacturing (AM) specialist Essentium has appointed several new members to its leadership team.

Rusal America, part of En+ Group, which makes aluminum powders, has joined the Neighborhood 91 center focused on additive manufacturing (AM) technology

According to the 2021 Wohlers Report, the AM industry expanded by 7.5% to nearly US$12.8 billion in 2020, despite the Covid-19 pandemic.

Levil Technology, The Virtual Foundry, and Sapphire3D have partnered to supply a complete metal 3D printing lab for engineers.

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