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Buyers’ guide features aluminum extruders

March 16, 2017

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) has released the 2017 edition of its “AEC Buyers’ Guide.” The guide provides information about AEC members, including company headquarters, plant locations, contact information, maximum press circle size, forms produced, and types of services offered....

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Cold-work tool steel available

March 8, 2017

Diehl Tool Steel offers Hitachi Metals America’s SLD-i cold-work premium tool steel, suitable for blanking and forming of AHSS. According to the manufacturer, the tool steel is produced using the same heat treatment as D2 but exhibits better wear and toughness when used for forming and trim...

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Bracket system speeds column cover installations

November 11, 2016

SAF Metal Fabrication has introduced the Ready Clamp Column Cover Bracket accessory for its metal and ACM column covers. The brackets enable quick installation of the column covers onto rectangular and round structural columns with large or small diameters.The two-part system arrives with the...

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Titanium powder designed for additive manufacturing

June 2, 2016

Puris LLC offers Puris 5+™, a proprietary titanium powder formulation designed for additive manufacturing. The high-strength, low-oxygen formulation is a custom composition of Ti6Al4V that meets all the specifications of Grade...

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Catalog highlights architectural metal wall and roof products

July 2, 2015

Centria has released its 2015 product catalog, featuring its architectural metal wall and roof products. The updated catalog includes the Intercept™ modular metal panel system, Metalwrap™ insulated composite backup panels, and the Formawall® insulated metal panel...

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Stainless steel U-handles suitable for welding

April 29, 2015

J.W. Winco Inc. offers GN 425.3 stainless steel cabinet U-handles with no mounting threads. Available in metric sizes, the RoHS-compliant handles are designed for applications that require the handle to be welded or for applications that require special threads or holes for mounting. The...

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Structural steel offers high strength with light weight

April 28, 2015

SSAB has introduced Strenx high-strength structural steel. It is designed for applications in which structural strength and weight savings are key competitive factors, such as the lifting, handling, and transportation industries. It also is suitable for use in agricultural machinery, the frames of...

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Pretreatment system made for mixed-metal applications

April 27, 2015

PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business has introduced the Versabond™ pretreatment system, a kinetic-efficient zinc-phosphate pretreatment formulation that helps improve the corrosion resistance of mixed-metal substrates. Based on proprietary hypernucleation technology, the system...

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Mobile app lets users check on alloy orders

April 24, 2015

Rolled Alloys has announced the release of its new mobile app, raMobileConnect®, available at both the Apple® and Google Play® app stores. The app enables customers to download material test reports on the company’s stainless steel, nickel, cobalt, and titanium alloys, as well as check on...

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Carbon fiber-reinforced polymer bonds to steel pipe to enhance strength

April 20, 2015

Milliken Infrastructure Solutions LLC, a subsidiary of Milliken & Co., has partnered with Nippon Steel & Sumikin Materials Co. Ltd. Composites Co. to introduce Strand Sheet® carbon fiber technology to the North American market. The product comprises hundreds of factory-made carbon fiber/epoxy...

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Perforated stainless steel has holes smaller than overall material thickness

April 14, 2015

Accurate Perforating and Metal Fabricating offers SuperPerfperforated stainless steel with holes smaller than the overall material thickness. The perforations are offered in numerous 60-degree staggered orientation patterns. The product serves as an alternative to punching, waterjet cutting,...

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Fabricated, machined refractory metal parts offered

April 7, 2015

Admat Inc., Norristown, Pa., has enhanced its product portfolio to include machined and fabricated parts by partnering with a number of skilled and specialized fabricators. Metals include tantalum, niobium, tungsten, molybdenum, and titanium. The firm also provides raw mill products such as...

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Superalloy powders designed for additive manufacturing applications

March 18, 2015

Oerlikon Metco has expanded its materials portfolio with superalloy powders designed for applications in laser-based and electron-beam additive manufacturing processes. The superalloy materials offer strength and corrosion resistance at high temperatures. The company’s current powder...

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Tubing provides same hardness and toughness as wear plate

January 30, 2015

SSAB has introduced Hardox Tube 500. It provides the same hardness and toughness as Hardox wear plate, but in circular form. The tubing is suitable for applications that require light weight and high wear resistance. It is available from stock in diameters from 3.5 to 5.24 in. and varying...

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Metal separation product selection guide released

January 12, 2015

Eriez® has published a new metal separation product selection guide. The eight-page brochure is available online for immediate download and also offered in hard copy format. The literature features the company’s line of magnetic separators and metal detectors. It is divided into 12 equipment...

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