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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Faye Oney / July 6, 2018

Summer school on ferroelectrics to be held December 10–14, BMW contracts with Chinese lithium-ion battery manufacturer to provide lithium-ion battery cells for use in its hybrid vehicles and EVs, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for July 6, 2018.

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Collaboration between Air Force Research Lab and HRL Labs could bring additively manufactured ceramics to hypersonic travel

By April Gocha / April 10, 2018

The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Aerospace Systems Directorate recently announced that it is working together with HRL Laboratories to additively manufacture high-temperature ceramic materials that are well-suited for hypersonic aircraft.

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Video: No more rivet guns—Unweldable metals can now be 3-D printed, thanks to nanoparticles

By Faye Oney / September 27, 2017

Researchers have successfully 3-D printed unweldable aluminum alloys, incorporating zirconium-based nanopowders into the additive manufacturing process, which prevents hot cracking. They say they can now make any unweldable metal weldable using this process.

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Senvol database provides one-stop shopping for materials for additive manufacturing

By April Gocha / August 11, 2017

The Senvol Database—the “first and most comprehensive database for industrial additive manufacturing machines and materials”—contains 1,292 fully and flexibly searchable materials, allowing manufacturers to quickly pinpoint the perfect material for each application.

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