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The health of non-ferrous in the Trump age

ASSOMET, the italian Association of non-ferrous metal industries, has recently dedicated an event to the presentation of a study on the performance of this product category in a time of uncertainty caused by…

The prospects of metal heat treatments

The trends expected from 2016 to 2020 in the sector of heat treatments provide for an increment of both new plants and services that will reach the 5-6% growth against a global rise…

Mapping volatile hydrogen atoms in metal

Using the first “cryo-transfer” local electrode atom probe, a group of scientists from ETH Zürich and Oxford University have succeeded in mapping volatile hydrogen atoms in metal. The results of that milestone research…

Researchers use gallium as a reversible adhesive

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart are suggesting gallium as just such a reversible adhesive. By inducing slight changes in temperature, they can control whether a layer of…

additive manufacturing

New process of additive manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies were initially proposed for rapid prototyping applications, with the target of obtaining a fast production of prototypes with low costs and short times compared to conventional technologies. Recently, the…

Metal foam resists heat better than steel

North Carolina State University researchers recently found that novel light-weight composite metal foams (CMFs) are significantly more effective at insulating against high heat than the conventional base metals and alloys that they’re made of,…

Increasing demand for metal laser melting

The global demand for Metal laser melting is increasing. The process has succeeded in developing from rapid prototyping to a recognised production technology. The quality of results achieved is convincing and stringent enough…

First metal recovery facility in Singapore

Singapore officially inaugurates its first-ever metal recycling facility on December 1st. The facility is considered as a first step in the country’s efforts to become a Zero-Waste nation in the near future. The recovery facility…

3D printing industry’s need of metal

Colossus of the aluminum and metals industry Alcoa is going to build a new additive manufacturing center with a $60 million price tag in Pittsburgh. Its purpose: To serve as the main production site…

PA International launches new line of services

China Based PA International company announced the offering a new line of services to their clients in the wind turbine industry. As a company spokesperson for the metal fabrication service company noted, PA…

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