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Metals and alloys news, September 2013

Umicore introduces silver brazing alloy

Umicore’s technical materials business line BrazeTec has launched BlueBraze, a brazing alloy, with a 10% lower proportion of silver compared to similar pro

Engineers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are researching combining additive manufacturing (AM) with more conventional approaches, to crea

The US Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded two grants totalling US$7.4 million to help improve meas

Atomising Systems Ltd (Sheffield) and Perdac Ltd are again running their two-day advanced course on metal powders manufacture by atomizers.

Malvern Instruments has developed software updates and a new laser diffraction particle sizing system, the Mastersizer 3000E.

Finland’s VTT Technical Research Centre and Exote Ltd have developed a new hard metal which could be used to replace tungsten carbide (WC).

A new additive manufacture (AM) research centre has been built at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore.

Dynamet Technology has won the International Titanium Association’s (ITA) 2013 Titanium Applications Development Award.

Range to include powder metallurgy products that can work with materials such as plastics.

Höganäs has installed new combined vacuum sintering and low pressure carburising (LPC) furnace technology at its power of powder (PoP) Centre in Sweden.

The National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII) has sent out a second call for R&D projects from NAMII members.

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