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MesoCoat grand opening and U. Buffalo research signal retooling of ‘Rust Belt’ region

By Eileen De Guire / May 3, 2013

This video shows the process developed by MesoCoat (Euclid, Ohio) to clad the interior surface of carbon steel pipe with a corrosion-resistant stainless steel layer. The company celebrated a “grand opening” last week. Credit: MesoCoat; YouTube. The “Rust Belt” is going to need a new moniker if new work by entrepreneurs and researchers in the…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / December 11, 2012

Pretty interesting stuff: Micro fuel cells made of metallic glasses—power for your iPad? (Yale News) Engineers at Yale University have developed a new breed of micro fuel cell that could serve as a long-lasting, low-cost, and eco-friendly power source for portable electronic devices, such as tablet computers, smart phones, and remote sensors. The researchers describe…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / November 20, 2012

In the spirit of the Thankgiving Day feast, we offer a wide sampling of interesting and perhaps unexpected stories to fill your intellectual palate. Mo-Sci breaks ground for new industrial glass company The Rolla Regional Economic Commission’s Glass for Good Initiative, which focuses on the growing bioactive glass industry in Rolla, just gained a stronger…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / November 16, 2012

Keeping a ‘heat work’ check on technical ceramics processes British’s Mantec Technical Ceramics, owner of the Bullers brand, has introduced high temperature Bullers Process Control Discs. Important in all ceramic manufacturing, when it comes to technical ceramics, ferrites, MLCCs, refractories, grinding wheels, compacts and powder injected components then ensuring a uniform and controlled ‘heat work’ profile is absolutely…

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A tale of two nitrides: Corrosion and damage protection coatings for tool steels

By Eileen De Guire / October 8, 2012

Schematic illustrations of micro-sized pores (structural defects) in (a) CrN- and (b) TiSiN-coated steels immersed in a corrosive solution. Micro-sized particles also exist in both types of coatings, in this case, sitting in the middle of pore regions. The oxide layer dominant on the surface of CrN coating shows a greater integrity than that of…

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