New nanofiber marks important step in next generation battery development

One of the keys to building electric cars that can travel longer distances and to powering more homes with renewable energy is developing efficient and highly capable energy storage systems.

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On March 16, 2017, posted in: Latest News by

New synchrotron powder diffraction facility for long running experiments

Synchrotron beamlines and their instruments are built to harness the photon beam power of synchrotron radiation (SR), which has special properties — ideally suited to providing detailed and accurate structural information that is difficult to obtain from conventional sources. The common modus operandi for such facilities is that users are allocated a short duration of […]

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On March 8, 2017, posted in: Latest News by

The Making of Metal Powder – Everything You Need to Know about It

Are you interested to discover how metal powders are produced? There are various processes used in the powder production, but first, let’s take a quick look at what powdered metal actually is.

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On February 21, 2017, posted in: Latest News by

Harnessing the energy of fireworks for fuel

The world relies heavily on gasoline and other hydrocarbons to power its cars and trucks. In search of an alternative fuel type, some researchers are turning to the stuff of fireworks and explosives: metal powders. And now one team is reporting a method to produce a metal nanopowder fuel with high energy content that is […]

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On February 6, 2017, posted in: Latest News by

Perfect powder: Laboratory perfects metal powders for manufacturing

Iver Anderson and Emma White, metallurgists at Ames Laboratory, like to show off samples of metal powders encapsulated in custom-made hourglasses to visitors. Dull gray, the powders are barely remarkable in and of themselves, let alone in comparison to each other.

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On February 3, 2017, posted in: Latest News by

How Niobium Powder is Produced and Its Most Important Applications

Niobium powder is known by its use as additive to steel and stainless steel for gas and oil pipelines, truck and car bodies, tool steels, architectural requirements, railroad tracks and ships hulls. However, these are not the only applications for niobium.

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On January 19, 2017, posted in: Latest News by

Molybdenum Powder Applications in the Electronics Market and Other Essential Uses

Molybdenum is a dominant element with specific chemical and mechanical properties that can meet the most demanding requirements. Molybdenum has an extremely high melting point, high level of thermal conductivity, and a low coefficient of thermal expansion and because of this, it is used in various industries.

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On January 12, 2017, posted in: Latest News by

Nickel Powder & Its Extensive Uses – All You Need to Know About It

Nickel plays a crucial role in our every day’s life as there are various nickel-containing products we use almost every day. Nickel-containing products acquire corrosion resistance, toughness, strength at high and low temperatures, and other special magnetic and electronic properties. Nickel is commonly used in the battery production, coatings, as an alloy and other uses […]

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On January 5, 2017, posted in: Latest News by

Manganese Powder & Its Beneficial Uses

Manganese makes up approximately 0.1% of the Earth’s surface, making it the 12th most ample element on the earth. It is one of the most used metals in terms metallurgy and in other industries as well.

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On December 29, 2016, posted in: Latest News by

Metal Powder – How Metal Powder is made&Its Beneficial Use

Metal powders are powdered or divided metals utilized in thermal spraying, fabricating sintered parts, filling plastics, and other applications.

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On December 22, 2016, posted in: Latest News by