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Environment-Friendly Cooling Using Nickel-Titanium Shape Memory Alloys

Environment-Friendly Cooling Using Nickel-Titanium Shape Memory Alloys

In today’s world, cooling is a very important process. The challenge for the future is to carry out cooling that is not harmful to the climate, and facilitates the conservation of natural resources. Professors Stefan Seelecke and Andreas Schütze from Saarland University have used cooling systems that use shape memory alloys, also referred to as ‘artificial muscles’ or ‘metal muscles. [More]

California Brazing Increases Capacity for Aluminum Brazing with Ipsen Furnace

Chromaflo Technologies demonstrates why they are the experts in colorants and pigment dispersions at this year’s CHINACOAT Coatings Show in Shanghai, PRC 18-20 November 2015. Visitors to Chromaflo’s booth ... [More]

ASM Heat Treat 2015: H.C. Starck Showcases its Fabricated Furnace

H.C. Starck demonstrates its fabrication skills with a unique product portfolio for the heat treating industry on display at this year’s ASM Heat Treat 2015, October 21-22 in Detroit, Michigan. H.C. Starck&rsquo... [More]
Platinum-Copper Single Atom Alloy Nanoparticles to Cleanly and Cheaply Perform Key Chemical Reactions

Platinum-Copper Single Atom Alloy Nanoparticles to Cleanly and Cheaply Perform Key Chemical Reactions

A team of researchers from Tufts University has discovered that an advanced type of platinum-copper catalyst needs only a limited concentration of platinum, in the form of individual atoms, to execute vital chemical reactions in a cost-effective and clean manner. [More]
New Model for Creating Ultra-Strong, Ultra-Flexible Metallic Glass

New Model for Creating Ultra-Strong, Ultra-Flexible Metallic Glass

A research team at UNSW Australia has developed a new model for fabricating metallic glass, an extremely strong alloy with high flexibility. [More]
Alcoa and Ford Partner to Develop More Formable and Design-Friendly Aluminum Alloys

Alcoa and Ford Partner to Develop More Formable and Design-Friendly Aluminum Alloys

Alcoa and Ford Motor Company have teamed up to develop advanced aluminum alloys for automotive parts. These next-generation aluminum alloys can be easily formed, and hence, design-friendly. [More]
New Video from SciAps Demonstrates Real Scrap Metal Applications of Handheld LIBS

New Video from SciAps Demonstrates Real Scrap Metal Applications of Handheld LIBS

A new video from SciAps features a real world demonstration of the Z handheld elemental analyzer, and a candid interview at Wentworth Scrap Metals. [More]
Alloy Wire Expands Capabilities and Capacity with £700,000 Investment Drive

Alloy Wire Expands Capabilities and Capacity with £700,000 Investment Drive

Alloy Wire, which makes round, flat, shaped profile and electrical resistance wires in a range of exotic nickel alloys, has set its sights on reaching £10m of annual sales by 2016 after it boosted its capacity across two sites in the West Midlands and Yorkshire. [More]

H.C. Starck Receives Boeing’s Prestigious 2014 Silver Performance Excellence Award

H.C. Starck announces that its Fabricated Products Division has received the 2014 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues this award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior su... [More]

H.C. Starck’s Tungsten Supply Chain Declared Compliant with Conflict Free Smelter Program

H.C. Starck, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of technology metals and advanced ceramics, has received confirmation for processing “conflict-free” tungsten raw materials. The corresponding au... [More]