Proposed cobalt reclassification raises concerns for metal powder users

It is anticipated that the January 2017 proposal for the EU Harmonised Classification of cobalt metal as a carcinogen, mutagen and reproductive toxicant will have significant ramifications for the metal powder processing industries, including Powder Metallurgy, Additive Manufacturing and Metal Injection Moulding.

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OnOctober 21, 2017, posted in: Latest News by

Molybdenum Powder How Is It Used In Metallurgy

In case you haven’t heard about it…

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OnOctober 14, 2017, posted in: Latest News by

Glowing news for organic materials

Glow-in-the-dark paints that have improved flexibility and transparency while also being cheaper and easier to manufacture are on the horizon courtesy of new research from Kyushu University. In a groundbreaking demonstration, light emission lasting more than one hour was achieved from organic materials, which are also promising for unlocking new applications such as in bio-imaging.

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OnOctober 4, 2017, posted in: Latest News by

Nickel Powder Why Is It One Of The Most Widespread Elements

There is no chance you haven’t heard about nickel – NI. Aside from its standard presence, the silvery-white shining metal also has a powdered form. Nickel powder is only one of the many powders that are essential in creating various alloys and an important metal that helps many structural components and industries.

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OnSeptember 25, 2017, posted in: Latest News by

The Rise Of Manganese Powder And Its Main Benefits

Not everyone knows or have heard that manganese takes a powder form. However, in metallurgy manganese powder is an essential and chemically active element which is very brittle, easily oxidized and extremely hard to melt. That being said, the use of manganese powder in metallurgy is great.

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OnSeptember 18, 2017, posted in: Latest News by