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Eco-friendly rotor blades made by steel

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU in Chemnitz are studying  metal, and especially steel, as a blade material. In smaller installations, the greater weight of the steel…

An innovative ultrasound technique to penetrate bone or metal

A new technique that allows ultrasound to penetrate bone or metal is developed by researchers from North Carolina State University, using customized structures that offset the distortion usually caused by these so-called “aberrating…

The boost of China’s metals demand

China’s demand of metals and refined copper is expected to rise at least 6% in 2015, roughly in line with this year, supported by new investment in power networks and demand from rail projects,…

Subdivision of the global 2013 market of laser systems for industrial machining by the main industrial sectors (Optech Consulting).

The european market of laser systems

The sector of machining operations with laser beam is living a period of great and decisive innovations springing from several factors: the ever-increasing use of solid-state sources with 1 μm emission (fibre sources…

Shape reconfigurable liquid metal

 A new breakthrough from North Carolina (NC) State University: Traditionally, the surface tension of metal had made it impossible to form liquid metal into any shape other than a sphere. But a new discovery allows reachers…

Nature inspires new process for making stronger materials

Drawing inspiration from the structure of bones and bamboo, researchers have found that by gradually changing the internal structure of metals they can make stronger, tougher materials that can be customized for a…

Recycling, first technology for energy efficiency in metal manifacturing

The use of recycling in the manufacturing process of metals has been a main driver of improvements in energy efficiency within the industry. Indeed, according to the US Energy Information Administration, the production…

New species of metal-eating plant discovered in Philippines

A plant that eat metals to survive. The newly discovered plant species Rinorea Niccolifera can absorb large amounts of nickel without poisoning itself. The plant doesn’t eat metal the way a Venus flytrap…

CUTLITE PENTA

Forefront laser cutting technologies

With a clear a clear overall vision of the new technologies, cutlite penta designs, manufactures and markets a varied cutting-edge range of laser cutting and marking systems consolidated on a global scale thanks…

Innovative fabrics

Adidas lauches a new metallic apparel to keep cool in hot weather

You can protect against the cold weather, but you can’t protect angainst the hot weather. This commonplace is true expecially when you have to practice sport, as amateur or professional.  Regarding their apparel,…

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