Members of the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF), Princeton, N.J., once again prove inventive powder-metal (P/M) parts can outperform their machined, stamped, cast, and forged counterparts.
Lead-alloy solder will soon be banned from most electronics sold in Europe. Assemblers and PCB makers are learning how to cope.
The FiberTower Fiber Laser Marking System is a low-cost alternative to conventional Nd:YAG systems for quickly putting high-quality marks on titanium components.
Seven award winning parts demonstrate the quality, innovation, and costsavings possible with die-cast parts.
Gas-turbine engines in aircraft and other power-generating systems may better withstand severe high-temperatures, thanks to research at the U.S. Dept. of Energy's Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University.
An aerospace fastener from Textron Inc., Troy, Mich., installs through a single, drill-quality hole and meets NASM requirements on torque-out and push-without flaring the retainer.
Dri Touch Amber forms a colorless, odorless barrier film that is dry to the touch and resists humidity and corrosion.
A University of Delaware research team claims they have discovered a novel formulation for catalytic converters that eliminates the need for expensive noble metals.
FMSsoft V7.0 lets customers design factory structures and equipment in 3D using current aluminum framing, ergonomic workstations, or conveyor products from Bosch Rexroth.
Thrust-ring components in heavyduty vehicle transmissions are now molded from a high-performance polyetheretherketone