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Glass fiber specialist Owens Corning says that it has introduced its Foamglas cellular glass to the North American market.

Renishaw presents on future of AM

3D printing company Renishaw says that it made two presentations at the recent Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Conference.

Hardmetal and tooling specialist Sandvik highlighted the company’s digital activities during an event at its headquarters in May 2019.

Vehicle armor based on composite metal foam can stop ball and armor-piercing .50 caliber rounds just as well as much heavier steel armor.

Bioengineers have developed injectable hydrogels with bioactive molecules anchored to the chemical crosslinkers that give the gels structure.

AM company 3D Systems says that two racing car companies have made use of the company’s plastic and metal 3D printing.

Bindatex, which offers composite slitting services, is reportedly celebrating 10 years of partnership with a global composites reinforcement manufacturer.

Hexcel says that it will showcase a range of its composite materials at this year's Paris Air Show, taking place from 17-23 June 2019.

3D printing company EOS is running a webinar on 26 June 2019 covering how to gain production qualification for additive manufacturing (AM).

Toray Industries says that it plans to showcase a range of its composite materials at the Paris Air Show, taking place from 17-23 June 2019.

The strain created by growing 2D crystals over 3D objects can be used to tailor the crystals' optoelectronic properties.

Chemists have found a way to improve the speed and durability of smart glass by providing a better understanding of how the glass works at the nanoscale.

Sumika Polymer Compounds Europe, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Chemical, says that it has agreed to acquire Turkish company Emaş.

Hardide Coatings, which makes tungsten carbide metal matrix coatings, announces that it has been awarded Nadcap Merit status for its coatings.

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) has set the date for its range of events taking place from 17–20 February 2020 in Orlando, Florida, USA.

Synchrotron studies have provided the first macro view of what happens inside a battery electrode that leads to the failure of lithium-ion batteries.

A previously undiscovered interaction between two thin magnetic layers separated by a non-magnetic layer could lead to better data storage.

Spanish plastics technology organization AIMPLAS is participating in a project to improve microwave curing of large sandwich-structured parts for aircraft.

ASTM has presented its top annual award to Annemarie Appleton, president of Alloy Stainless Products in the US.

3D printing company Renishaw has won the Larger Business Award at the third annual Indian Awards, presented at the UK's Houses of Parliament.

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