BASF New Business GmbH has entered into an agreement with the Dutch Technology Foundation (STW), Delft University of Technology and the University of Amsterdam for licenses on the basic patents for magnetocaloric materials of the manganese iron family. Cooling systems based on these new materials enable more efficient cooling in refrigerators and air conditioning and are intended to replace conventional compressor technology. [More]
Indium Corporation's Dr. HongWen Zhang, Research Metallurgist, will present at the Materials Science and Technology Conference October 27-31 in Montreal, Canada.
Dr. Zhang's presentation, Reliability and C... [More]
The conservation of metallic archaeological and historic artefacts is a major challenge whether they are ancient bronzes or relics of our more recent industrial past. [More]
Ambrell will exhibit at Heat Treat 2013 on September 17-18, held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. At the event, robotics from Nutek Industrial Systems will be shown -- a tube will be heated by an ... [More]
Indium Corporation will feature its new technology platform using the SACM™ Solder Alloy at Surface Mount Technology Association International (SMTAi) October 15-17 in Fort Worth, Texas.
SACM™ is a hig... [More]
Ambrell, a leading manufacturer of induction heating systems, has sold an EKOHEAT 75 kW/10 kHz induction heating system to a powertrain components manufacturer.
The client will use the EKOHEAT to preheat steel sle... [More]
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "China Magnetic Materials Industry Report, 2013-2016" report to their offering. [More]
Kobe Steel, Ltd. has developed a new die-forging method to manufacture built-up type crankshafts for diesel engines in ships. The new die forging method offers considerable improvements in design fatigue strength in c... [More]
ThyssenKrupp Metallurgical Products GmbH, Essen, has acquired the business of metal commodity trading company BenMet NY, headquartered in New York, effective July 1, 2013. [More]
Meeting the demand for more data storage in smaller volumes means using materials made up of ever-smaller magnets, or nanomagnets. One promising material for a potential new generation of recording media is an alloy of iron and platinum with an ordered crystal structure. [More]