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Reinventing Atmosphere Heat-Treating Technology at FNA 2014

Reinventing Atmosphere Heat-Treating Technology at FNA 2014

Last week at Furnaces North America (FNA) 2014, Ipsen showed us how they are reinventing the future of atmosphere heat-treating technology. Ipsen featured their ATLAS® atmosphere furnace and Carb-o-Prof® control software, both of which offer exceptional performance and cost-saving functions. [More]
Ultra-Fast Charging Battery with 20-Year Lifespan Recharges Within Minutes

Ultra-Fast Charging Battery with 20-Year Lifespan Recharges Within Minutes

Nanyang Technology University (NTU) scientists have developed the next generation of batteries that have a 20-year lifespan and last for 10,000 recharge cycles. These batteries can be rapidly recharged up to 70% of their capacity within a short duration of two minutes. [More]
Thixoforming Technology May Help Improve Competitiveness of Basque Automotive Companies

Thixoforming Technology May Help Improve Competitiveness of Basque Automotive Companies

Researchers, as part of the Co-operative Research Centre into High-performance Manufacturing’s (CICmarGUNE) “InProRet” strategic research project, are collaborating to develop more effective joints with a longer life for joining hybrid and composite metalsthat are required for automotive applications. This would enable production of components with greater value and also aid Basque companies in competing with others in the industry. [More]
Plastic-Like Metals Offer Potential Applications in Spacecraft Hardware Design

Plastic-Like Metals Offer Potential Applications in Spacecraft Hardware Design

Researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the California Institute of Technology, and Brigham Young University have developed a new technique for producing complex compliant mechanisms, by combining innovative manufacturing methods and materials. [More]
Megatron Sputtering System Produces Coatings with Improved Surface Quality

Megatron Sputtering System Produces Coatings with Improved Surface Quality

Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST in Braunschweig, Germany, created the Megatron sputtering system that can produce a completely new range of coatings with better surface quality. [More]
Researchers Perform Numerical Analysis of Complex Welding Technique

Researchers Perform Numerical Analysis of Complex Welding Technique

The researchers from the University of Huddersfield have collaborated with the Kunming University of Science and Technology (KUST) in order to perform a detailed analysis of the Friction Stir Welding (FSW) technique. [More]
Olympus Launches Handheld DELTA Element XRF Analyzer

Olympus Launches Handheld DELTA Element XRF Analyzer

Olympus have launched their handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer called the DELTA Element. The device is ideal for positive material identification (PMI), scrap metal sorting, precious metals and alloy QA/QC analysis. [More]
FirstBuild to Revolutionize Home Appliance Manufacture Using Stratasys 3D Printing

FirstBuild to Revolutionize Home Appliance Manufacture Using Stratasys 3D Printing

GE affiliate FirstBuild have entered into a collaboration with Stratasys to develop new home appliances using 3D printing and crowdsourcing. [More]

NEI Corporation and PneumatiCoat Technologies Sign Agreement to Jointly Develop and Market New Materials for Lithium-ion Batteries

NEI Corporation (NEI) and PneumatiCoat Technologies (PCT) have initiated a collaboration to develop, produce, and market coated battery materials – cathodes, anodes, and solid electrolytes. T... [More]
Premium Combination for Pre- and Fine-Grinding!

Premium Combination for Pre- and Fine-Grinding!

For especially fast continuous premium pre- and fine-grinding of large quantities of coarse material, the combination of the Jaw Crusher PULVERISETTE 1 premium line and the Disk Mill PULVERISETTE 13 premium line is the i... [More]