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RD X3 PM welding torch meets welders’ requirements

RD X3 PM welding torch meets welders’ requirements

Welded constructions as big as houses are typical at Ebner, the specialist for heat treatment technology and industrial furnace construction based in Leonding, Austria. For these kinds of tasks, the mobility...
16 November 2020
Altair launches Altair Material Data Center

Altair launches Altair Material Data Center

Altair announced the launch of the Altair Material Data Center, a modern, comprehensive, and high-fidelity material database for simulation. The Altair Material Data Center includes accurate data and data...
13 November 2020
Essar appoints Stein Ivar Bye as CEO

Essar appoints Stein Ivar Bye as CEO

The Board of Essar Oil UK Ltd announced the appointment of Stein Ivar Bye as Chief Executive Officer. Stein Ivar Bye will be based at the company’s Stanlow Manufacturing Complex in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire....
13 November 2020
CRP launched in arc-based additive manufacturing

CRP launched in arc-based additive manufacturing

A new TWI members’ Core Research Project (CRP) has been launched, bringing together expertise from three different technology groups in TWI to investigate various integrated additive manufacturing strategies,...
12 November 2020
China to contribute 28% of petrochemical capacity

China to contribute 28% of petrochemical capacity

The global petrochemical capacity is poised to see considerable growth by 2030, potentially increasing from 2,129.0 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) in 2019 to 3,029.1 mtpa in 2030, registering a total...
12 November 2020
Stalatube starts Zero Scrap Production

Stalatube starts Zero Scrap Production

Stalatube worked on changes to improve customer experience. The first key change was to improve stock availability and decrease minimum order quantities in large austenitic hollow sections. The second...
12 November 2020
Mike Prokop joins WSI for New Business Development

Mike Prokop joins WSI for New Business Development

Weld Systems Integrators Inc. (WSI), Warrensville Heights, OH announced that Mike Prokop is joining its team for New Business Development. Mike is an American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Resistance...
12 November 2020
NASA's perseverance rover brings 3D metal parts to Mars

NASA's perseverance rover brings 3D metal parts to Mars

Of the 11 printed parts going to Mars, five are in Perseverance's PIXL instrument. Short for the Planetary Instrument for X-ray Lithochemistry, the lunchbox-size device will help the rover seek out signs...
10 November 2020
Sandvik to divest its Exploration business

Sandvik to divest its Exploration business

Sandvik has signed an agreement to divest its Exploration business to Drillman. Drillman provides equipment and technical support to the Geotechnical, Mineral Exploration, Horizontal, Directional and Upstream...
10 November 2020
Menzel built a replica of an old DC motor

Menzel built a replica of an old DC motor

Menzel Elektromotoren has built a replica of an old DC motor for a large German steel strip manufacturer. The new motor was designed as a reserve for two site applications, a roller motor, and a coiler drive....
09 November 2020