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Grant for recycled powder production

Powder producer 6K has received a US$1.5 million grant from US local government to develop its materials recycling technology.

Gränges appoints new president

Aluminum specialist Gränges, based in Sweden, has appointed Fredrik Spens as president of Gränges Europe.

Titanium powders for AM

Höganäs says that it now offering titanium powders for additive manufacturing (AM).

Improving 3D printed structures

Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a way to improve the structural performance of 3D printed nickel-based alloy materials.

Purchase of PBF machine

3D printing specialist Wayland Additive has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with engineering consultancy EWI Inc for the latter to buy a Calibur3 powder bed fusion (PBF) machine.

Aconity3D to distribute aluminum powders

Equispheres has signed a distribution deal with Aconity3D, a 3D printing equipment specialist based in Aachen, Germany.

Graphite processor in the UK

US-based graphite processor Urbix has opened a facility in the UK.

Standard supports bend testing to evaluate coating adhesion

ASTM International’s metallic-coated iron and steel products committee is reportedly developing a proposed standard to demonstrate how bend testing can be used to determine how well metallic coatings...

Aluminum suitable for CNC

Prototype specialist Protolabs has added aluminum 5083-H111 (3.3547 or AlMg4.5Mn0.7) to its range of metals suitable for its fast turnaround (computer numerical control) CNC process.

EPMA at 3D printing show

The EPMA says that it is presenting at the 3D Print congress and exhibition, taking place from 5-7 April 2022 in Lyon, France.

Air Products publishes sustainability report

Gas provider Air Products has published its sustainability report for 2021.

3D printing with fewer defects

A research team from the University of Wisconsin–Madison has developed new laser powder bed fusion technology that could result in metal parts with few defects such as pores and cracks.