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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…

Additive manufacturing technologies on metals

High customization, possibility of implementing complex geometries and saving in production rejects are the reasons for the success of the additive manufacturing. What is the state-of-the-art in the ambit of metals?   Carlo…

Achieving new levels of metal removal

Machine builder Fives Cincinnati finds Kennametal’s KM4X™ spindle connection key to achieving new levels of metal removal on industry-leading “super-profilers” The Fives Cincinnati XT profiler with five spindles for titanium milling. What does…

3D printing metal using tiny drops of copper

Researchers from the University of Twente in (Netherlands) have come up with a method to 3D print in metal using tiny drops of copper and gold with the help of a laser. The…

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