News - 9 Dec 2022
Scientists have measured the highest toughness ever recorded, of any material, while investigating a metallic alloy made of chromium, cobalt, and nickel (CrCoNi). Not only is the metal extremely...
News - 29 Nov 2022
A research team has created a bulk copper-based alloy that, to date, has the greatest tensile elastic strain at room temperature.
Image Credit: Tohoku University
Metals are elastic, meaning they...
News - 15 Nov 2022
Linde will be exhibiting a number of flagship gas technologies at this year’s Formnext (15-18 November), including its bespoke gas mixture developed specifically to optimize printing in laser...
News - 14 Nov 2022
Creep can happen when a metal is strained much below its yield strength at high temperatures. Creep, or time-dependent material deformation, accounts for a large percentage of component failures at...
News - 10 Nov 2022
In a paper recently published in the journal Advanced Materials Technologies, researchers established a 3D printing method based on extrusion to produce iron- and steel-based structures with extremely...
News - 8 Nov 2022
Diversified Ulbrich, a leading Canadian supplier of stainless steel and aluminum products, has expanded their line of cutting machines with a new Horizontal Mitering Bar saw. This new processing...
News - 28 Oct 2022
Creating ductile ceramics is a challenging task. Plasticity in ceramics is scarcely observed and normally needs unique conditions like extreme temperatures to be plausible.
Erkka J. Frankberg is...
News - 27 Oct 2022
When creating an alloy out of multiple metals, structural instability and defects can occur in the material.
Xin Wang (left) and Wei Xiong hold samples of the alloys in the lab. Image Credit:...
News - 10 Oct 2022
A team of researchers recently published a paper in the journal Scientific Reports that investigated the microstructure and printability of directed energy deposited 316 low carbon stainless...
News - 30 Sep 2022
It's not uncommon in the scientific world for a process to have many unique applications. For example, Idaho National Laboratory researchers have taken a water treatment technology and adapted it...