Materials

EDM graphite meets copper

Mersen

EDM graphite meets copper

12/23/2013 - A new grade is said to offer higher thermal conductivity and improved mechanical strength read...

Quenching at speed for auto parts

Deutsche Edelstahlwerke

Quenching at speed for auto parts

12/03/2013 - A hot-work steel for press-hardening tools has high thermal conductivity. read...

Steely resolve for cleaner metal

Böhler Edelstahl

Steely resolve for cleaner metal

11/21/2013 - Additional requirements for hardened, tempered steels have been driving material developments. read...

Aluminium butts heads with steel in injection tooling

Technology

Aluminium butts heads with steel in injection tooling

10/09/2013 - As materials technology continues to develop, aluminium is playing an even larger role in injection moulding. Alcoa, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of the lightweight metal, compares its performance with that of tool steel. read...

Stainless grade faces off with tool steel performance

Materials technology

Stainless grade faces off with tool steel performance

10/01/2013 - Industeel, a division of steel giant Arcelor Mittal, has developed a free-machining martensitic stainless steel. The supplier talks about how the metal’s properties and milling characteristics stack up against standard grade DIN X 33 CrS 16 (W 1.2085). read...

EDM technical manual available in digital form

Poco Graphite

EDM technical manual available in digital form

08/08/2013 - Users can now contact advisors via email, too. read...

Metal supplier offers Android version of app for shops

Uddeholm

Metal supplier offers Android version of app for shops

08/02/2013 - Company expects to provide the tool for other platforms. read...

First Airbus made of more than 50% plastic composites set for maiden flight

Applications

First Airbus made of more than 50% plastic composites set for maiden flight

05/22/2013 - The aircraft is also said to contain carbon fibre parts of historical proportions. read...

Metal supplier introduces smartphone app for tool shops

Apps

Metal supplier introduces smartphone app for tool shops

11/06/2012 - The app is said to be suited for its sales team as well as customers. read...

Workshop for polishing tool steel to be held in Aachen, Germany

Surface Treatment

Workshop for polishing tool steel to be held in Aachen, Germany

10/25/2012 - Materials producers and researchers to discuss latest advancements. read...

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