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Dillinger Hütte & Saarland University Cooperate on Advanced Materials R&D (US)

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Dillinger Hutte Saarland University

Dillinger Hütte will begin cooperating even more intensively with the materials science and materials engineering program at Saarland University. Over the next three years the company will provide almost EUR 1 million in funding for steel-related joint research projects. (Credit Photo @ Dillinger Hutte)

From the university’s side, three professors in materials science and materials engineering will be participating with their work groups in the strategic partnership. Dillinger Hütte hopes to use these joint research projects to further

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Tata Steels & Warwick University conclude pioneering R&D agreement (US)

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University of Warwick and Tata Steel are strengthening their collaborative research and education programmes providing a critical mass of research excellence which will position the UK at the forefront of the international iron and steel research agenda. A new £20m industry and government funded international centre for Advanced Steels Research is to be built at Warwick. n on Photo Dr Karl-Ulrich Kohler, Tata Steel, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer with Professor Lord Bhattacharyya (Credit Photo @ Warwick University)

A new £20m industry and government funded international centre for Advanced Steels Research is to be built at Warwick. This new world class centre will provide a unique national resource, and will complement Tata Steel’s long Continue Reading

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Hong Kong University develops steel for car frames that is just 1mm thick (US)

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Honk kong universtity steel light 1 mm

PHD Mechanical Engineering student He Binbin (left) and Huang Mingxin, Assistant Professor at HKU’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, at a press conference on the breakthrough in a super light weight automobile steel for next generation’s low emissions automobiles. (Credit Photo @ Jonathan Wong)

Five years from now the frame of the car you ride in could be made from steel 1mm thick, but it will still give the same protection, if not more, than what is now on the market. Not only will it be safer, the next generation of steel will also be lighter, achieving better fuel efficiency with lower carbon emissions through by halving the current Continue Reading

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Kimber Drop Forgings unveils £1m state-of-the-art forge (US)

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KImber drip Forgings

More than £1 million has been invested into a state-of-the-art forge that will help a Black Country manufacturer increase sales in the automotive, petrochemical and rail markets and create five new jobs. (Credit Photo @ Express & Star)

Kimber Drop Forgings, which employs 27 people at its Gawne Lane site in Cradley Heath, unveiled its new capabilities today, with the management team signalling its intentions to reach £5m annual sales by the end of the year. Backed by the Regional Growth Fund and Sandwell Council, the investment was celebrated at a high profile Continue Reading

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HAL chief calls of indigenisation of Aerospace Materials (US)

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T. Suvarna Raju, CMD, HAL, speaks at a conference on advanced materials and manufacturing processes for strategic sectors in Thiruvananthapuram. (Credit Photo @ Hindu Business Line)

“The indigenisation of advanced materials is key to aerospace manufacturing in India,” T Suvarna Raju, CMD, HAL, said. Speaking at the inaugural session of the three-day (May 13-15) ‘International Conference on Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Processes for Strategic Sectors’ being organised at Thiruvananthapuram by the Indian Institute of Metals, a premier body representing the family of metallurgists, Raju said, “When it comes to aerospace raw material be it aluminium, titanium, plastics or composites there is wide capability gap in the country and, Continue Reading

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Opportunities in Oil and Gas Market remain for Advanced Materials (US)

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Scot Forge

US firm, Scot Forge is an example of  forgings manufacturers for Oil & Gas industry  (Credit Photo @ Scot Forge) 

Falling oil prices and rising costs are putting pressure on companies operating in the North Sea, but there are still plenty of opportunities for advanced manufacturers in the Sheffield region. Experts at a seminar at the AMRC, by the National Metals Technology Centre, said demand will continue to grow. Fracking in the US is creating demand for new materials and people with the skills to work them. New steels are needed to increase the life of equipment Continue Reading

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GE’s Chief Scientist: a great passion for Advanced Materials (US)

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 GE Chef Scientist

In this Oct. 9, 2014 photo, General Electric Chief Scientist Krishan Luthra poses in front of a Thomas Edison photograph at GE Global Research in NIskayuna, N.Y. Luthra’s three decade-long effort to invent a tough and light new material is helping GE attract aircraft engine orders worth billions of dollars.(Credit Photo @ AP Photo/Mike Groll) 

For nearly three decades Krishan Luthrastubbornly labored away in a General Electric research lab on a long-shot effort to cook up a new type of ceramic that few consumers will ever see. But they’ll benefit every time they board a plane equipped with GE’s jet engines. This obscure material, which is lightweight, strong and can handle extreme temperatures, is being built into the bellies of jet engines and promises to save billions of gallons of fuel in the coming decades by reducing weight and allowing engines to run hotter. It has helped GE win jet engine orders worth Continue Reading

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Voestalpine Plans to Open Steel Processing Plant by Year End (US)

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The $740 million steel processing plant going up near Portland should be nearly finished and up and running by the end of the year. It is being built by the Austrian company Voestalpine.(Credit Photo @ KIII TV)

  • March 2013: Announcement of site selection
  • April 2014: Dock construction started
  • Spring 2014: Core plant construction begins
  • December 2015: Scheduled start of operation

PORTLAND – PORTLAND — Officials for Voestalpine Texas say construction of their $740 million iron manufacturing plant near Portland is on pace to wrap up this year, and may be ready to take orders around Thanksgiving. Matthias Pastl, the company’s head of corporate communications, said heavy rains in April forced Continue Reading

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DEW Siegen : EAF Heat Recycling to Save 13,000 Tons of CO2 per Year (German)

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DEW Siegen

Max Heumann, Plant Engineering Manager  at GermanDEW  Deutsche Edelstaklwerke (Credit Photo @Matthias Heise)

Die Abwärme aus dem Stahlwerk in Siegen-Geisweid soll künftig Wohnungen oder die Universität beheizen. So würden 13.000 Tonnen Co2 gespart. Ein Modellprojekt gibt es bereits. Eine Anlage zur Trocknung von Holzhackschnitzeln läuft erfolgreich mit Abwärme. Nun soll das Klimaschutzprojekt ausgeweitet werden.

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Welding Metallurgy and Weldability by John C. Lippold (US)

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Welding Metallurgy and Weldability

 

Describes the weldability aspects of structural materials used in a wide variety of engineering structures, including steels, stainless steels, Ni-base alloys, and Al-base alloys (Credit Photo @ Wiley)

  • Hardcover: 424 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (November 24, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118230701

John C. Lippold received his BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Materials Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Upon completion of his formal education, Dr. Lippold worked for seven years at Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA, as a member of the technical staff, specializing in stainless steel and high alloy weldability. From 1985 to 1995, Dr. Lippold worked for Edison Welding Institute. From 1995 to the present, he has

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ATI’s $1.2 Billion state-of-the-art steel mill unveiled (US)

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A glowing slab of metal moves through the seven “stands” of the new hot-rolling mill at ATI Flat-Rolled Products in Harrison. The stands incrementally reduce the thickness of the metal from 1.5 inches to 0.08 of an inch. (Credit Photo @ ATI)

Allegheny Technologies Inc. on Thursday provided the first look inside its new hot-rolling mill in Harrison, touting the state-of-the-art steel processing facility as a long-term commitment to the region that will allow the company to broaden its markets and better compete with domestic and foreign steel producers. The $1.2 billion project — the largest investment in ATI’s history — was officially commissioned about two months ago, said Robert Wetherbee, president of flat rolled products for ATI. During a tour of the mill for reporters and community representatives, Continue Reading

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Universal Alloy denies Alcoa’s claim it stole trade secrets (US)

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Universal Alloy

“We made an enormous investment in our physical plant to service one of our longest-standing customers, Boeing,” Chip Poth, CEO of UAC said in a prepared statement. “As a result, we were awarded a sizeable contract. This lawsuit is nothing more than an attempt by Alcoa to stifle competition.” (Credit Photo @ UAC)

Universal Alloy Corp. said it vehemently denies allegations by Alcoa Inc. that the company misappropriated trade secrets in order to gain more business from The Boeing Co. “Alcoa’s claims are baseless and without merit,” the Canton, Georgia-based company said in a statement released Wednesday. In a complaint filed April 30 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Alcoa  said UAC hired away key former and current employees Continue Reading

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TimkenSteel produces blooms on “Jumbo” caster designed by SMS (US)

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SMS jumbo caster Timken

The new facility features special equipment for casting high-quality blooms. This vertical-type caster has been designed to process a wide range of steel grades, including plain, low-alloyed and high-strength carbon steels, Mo-, Cr- and Ni-alloyed tool steels as well as high-performance bearing steels. (Credit Photo @ SMS)

Successful commissioning of vertical caster supplied by SMS group

TimkenSteel produces blooms on “Jumbo” caster designed by SMS group for wide range of steel grades TimkenSteel has successfully commissioned its vertical continuous caster in Canton, Ohio, U.S.A. The first heat was successfully cast in 2014. TimkenSteel is presently ramping up production to full capacity.  The new facility features special equipment for casting high-quality blooms. This vertical-type caster has been designed to process a wide range of

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Ascométal Fos-sur-Mer Regains its Health (US)

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Ascometal Fos

(Credit Photo @ BORIS HORVAT / AFP)

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According to the  french newspaper, La Provence , Ascometal’s Fos-sur-Mer facility is under recovery . “What is happening here is exceptional” said Frank Supplisson,  the new Ascometal group Manager. “There are less than a year, the plant specialized in the production of special steel bars which employs 415 people, was close to bankruptcy”. Less than four months after the implementation of the recovery plan , the results surprises even its instigators.  The facility was losing one million per month. For  three months, Ascometal Fos- sur- Mer  even recorded gains of 150 to 200,000 €. For reminder, in may 22, 2014,  French court selects Frank Supplisson team  bid for taking over  insolvent Group  : Ascometal. Prior to its insolvency Ascometal employed 1,900 people, but was hit by the economic downturn in Europe . 

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Ce qui se passe ici est exceptionnel“, sourit Frank Supplisson en franchissant la barrière du site Ascometal de Fos-sur-mer. Il y a moins d’un an, cette usine spécialisée dans la production d’aciers spéciaux en barres et en fils , qui emploie 415 personnes, était encore sur la sellette. En mars 2014, le groupe brésilien Gerdau, candidat à la reprise Continue Reading

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New Mechanism of Channel Segregation during 100 Tons Ingot solidification (US))

Category : Recherche & Développement

100 Tons ingot solidification

For the study three 100 Tons    Ingots  was  made with 30Cr2Ni4MoV steel grade with a diameter of 2.4 m and a height of 3.6 m. Channel Segregation  definitely occurs in a 100-ton ingot due to an extensive period of solidification (over 25 h) and a slow average cooling rate approximately ≪5°C/h ( Credit Photo @ IMR)

On November 25th 2014the international renowned journal Natural Communications has published the recent progress of the formation mechanism of macrosegregation in steels during the solidification conducted by the research team of Professors LI Dianzhong and LI Yiyi in the Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science, Institute of Metal Research (Nature Communications. 5:5572 doi: 10.1038/ncomms6572 (2014)). Through dissecting 100-ton cast steel ingots in combination with multi-scale simulations, they have discovered that the channel segregation in the widely used steels, which is the most difficult defects to be eliminated, originates from the flotation of the light oxide-based inclusions. This mechanism is intrinsically different from the theory already documented in the textbooks that the channel segregation is mainly driven by the natural thermalsolutal convection. The results demonstrated that the flotation of inclusion with appropriate size and population induces the destabilization of mushy zone and dominates the subsequent formation of channel segregation. Based on this mechanism, they found that the channel segregation can be significantly reduced or even eliminated in the huge ingots via the upstream low-oxygen purifying metallurgy.
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Nature Outstanding Paper: Inclusion flotation-driven Channel Segregation during Steel Ingot Solidification (US)

Category : Recherche & Développement

Channel Segergation Steel ingot

The schematic reveals five flotation modes have been highly suggested: (a) solute-enriched melts run along the primary dendrite into the bulk melt and float up in front of the dendrite tips; (b) solute-enriched melts vertically float across the dendrite trunks and branches; (c) the floating OIs are blocked by the dendrites; (d) together with the floating of accumulated OIs and minor amounts of bubbles, further re-melt, erode the dendrites to form an extra non-thermosolutal flow, and the flow channels are formed by the inclusion flotation and the introduction of its correlated solute-enriched melts; (e) the interfacial tension-driven flow coagulates and reshapes the clusters of OIs to strip-like chains. Solid spheres and yellow balls denote inclusion particles and gas bubbles, respectively. g denotes the gravity. (Credit Photo @ Nature)

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Channel segregation, which is featured by the strip-like shape with compositional variation in cast materials due to density contrast-induced flow during solidification, frequently causes the severe destruction of homogeneity and some fatal damage. An investigation of its mechanism sheds light on the understanding and control of the channel segregation formation in solidifying metals, such as steels. Until now, it still remains controversial what composes the density contrasts and, to what extent, how it affects channel segregation. Here we discover a new force of inclusion flotation that drives the occurrence of channel segregation. It originates from oxide-based inclusions Continue Reading

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China’s Largest 9m Annular Forging Line (US)

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Hailu annular  forging

Hailu is a  manufacturer specialised in Rectangular, Special-shaped and Open-die ring forgings. It is able to forge more than 100 types of steel materials. Products specification range is from Φ500 to Φ10000 mm, maximum weight 50 tons and maximum height 1600 mm. Hialu has invested 150 million RMB to build a 9 metre ring rolling production line (Credit Photo @ Hailu)

SHANGHAI, May 6, 2015   Zhangjiagang Hailu Annular Forgings Co., Ltdhas invested US$24 million (RMB150 million) to build a 9m annular forging production line, which is now the

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TimkenSteel Commissions World’s Largest Jumbo Bloom Vertical Caster (US)

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Timken

” The $200 million caster makes sections of special bar quality (SBQ) steel that measure up to 18 inches x 24 inches, referred to as “jumbo blooms,” which are later rolled into bars and tubes. (Credit Photo@ Timken)

CANTON, Ohio, April 17, 2015  TimkenSteel , a leader in customized alloy steel products and services, today held an open house ceremony to celebrate the commissioning of its jumbo bloom vertical caster, the largest of its kind in the world, at the Faircrest Steel Plant in Canton. “TimkenSteel’s new jumbo bloom vertical caster improves both our efficiency and capacity to serve demand for large bars and seamless mechanical tubing,” said Tom Moline, executive Continue Reading

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TimkenSteel’s New $200 Million Caster (US)

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Timken CEO

Tim Timken, the CEO of TimkenSteel, looks over the company’s newly commissioned jumbo bloom vertical caster Friday in Canton. The caster’s vertical design allows for continuous casting of high-alloy grades. (Credit Photo @ Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)

David Sands, who for 27 years has lived just across the street from TimkenSteel’s Faircrest steel plant in Perry Township, got his first look inside the massive facility Friday morning. “The technology is absolutely amazing,” the 58-year-old said. “And you couldn’t ask for a better community neighbor. They’re quiet. They’re clean.” Sands said he wasn’t sure what to expect when he toured the plant. He was among numerous people invited to an open house to Continue Reading

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Panhake to build the World Largest 20,000 Tons Open Die Forging For China’s Market (US)

Category : Actualités

China 185 Mn open die forging light

in 2011, a structurally similar TFP with a press force of 185MN was delivered to Citic Heavy Machine Corporation (Credit Photo @  Thomas Kiehl -SWP)

After a long tendering phase Wepuko PAHNKE succeeded in winning the bidding against worldwide competition for a project in China. The contract includes the entire press system for the world’s prospectively largest top floor open die forging press (TFP) with a press force of 200MN, generated by a hydraulic drive system with an installed power Continue Reading

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French Prime Minister laid first stone of EcoTitanium project (US)

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Valls ecotitanium

From left to right: French Prime Minister with UKAD’s Plant Manager and two employees of the site, during his visit on April 27th, 2015 © J. Palle / ERAMET © Credit Photo ERAMET)

The French Prime Minister Manuel Valls laid first stone of EcoTitanium project on April 27th, 2015 in Auvergne (France). The facility will be Europe’s first aerospace-grade titanium recycling plant.  The first stone of the EcoTitanium project was laid on April 27th, 2015 in Saint-Georges-de-Mons, Auvergne, in the presence of French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, local representatives, partners and the three shareholders of the project: UKAD, a Continue Reading

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Areva Attracts Chinese Interest (US)

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Creusot Forge 002

Dongfang Electric Corp (DEC) , meanwhile, is eyeing Areva plants that manufacture vats and generators, particularly those of its Creusot Forge and Saint-Marcel units, the paper reported, adding that a joint venture might be possible. (Credit Photo @ Ville de france)

Areva  has attracted the interest of three Chinese groups in its technology and parts of its business as the loss-making, majority state-owned French nuclear reactor company restructures, Le Journal du Dimanche reported. China General Nuclear Power Corp (CGN) and China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) are open to all forms of cooperation, including joint ventures and taking stakes in Areva, the Sunday newspaper said. Dongfang Electric Continue Reading

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Special Steels for Submarines (US)

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Saewolf

The Seawolf, the first American submarine constructed of HY-100 steel, is officially claimed by the Navy to have a normal operating depth of “greater than 800 feet,” but based on the reported operating depth of the Thresher, it may be assumed that the normal operating depth of the Seawolf is roughly double the official figure. (Credit Photo @ AP)

A submarine’s hull is normally constructed of steel, or exceptionally of titanium. Special High Yield [HY] steel alloys have been developed to increase the diving depth of submarines, although the improved depth performance of these alloys imposes a price of increased fabrication challenges. These special steels are denominated by their yield stress in thousands of pounds per square inch — thus HY-80 steel has a yield stress of 80,000 pounds per square inch Continue Reading

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French PM at the Laying Foundation Stone Ceremony of Ecotitanium (US)

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Manuel Valls

(US)

France’s Prime  Minister Manuel Valls will be traveling in Auvergne Monday, April 27, at Aubert et Duval in Saint-Georges-de-Mons (Puy-de-Dôme), where he will inaugurate the EcoTitanium project, the first recycling titanium aerospace grade plant in Europe. It will be launched on the historic site of Aubert et Duval in 2016. With a plant in Auvergne (France), EcoTitanium will provide the aerospace industry with a new titanium sourcing channel, enabling it to manage its supply better for this strategic raw material. UKAD is a  partnership between  Aubert & Duval, specialised in upscale metallurgy, and the Kazakh company UKTMP, a world leader in titanium Continue Reading

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VDM Metals to Introduce EBCHR Titanium Scrap Control by LIBS Technology (US)

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It’s estimated that at least 14 cold-hearth furnaces operate in the United States. Six new furnaces have come online during the last seven years, including RTI’s facility in Canton, Ohio, and Timet’s installation in Morgantown, Pennsylvania. On photo An employee of ThyssenKrupp VDM examines the surface of a titanium block (Credit Photo@ Thyssenkrupp VDM) 

Given the growing importance of scrap in the titanium supply chain, especially as dictated by the aerospace sector, several companies are developing technologies to further enhance the value of the material. VDM Metals GmbH, Werdohl, Germany, will present a technical paper (“Electron Beam Cold-Hearth Remelting of Titanium and Scrap Control by LIBS Technology”) at the Titanium Europe Conference and Exhibition, May 11-13, 2015, in Birmingham, U.K. Electron beam cold-hearth melting is a technology that provides superior refining for titanium. VDM Metals has been researching new recycling strategies together with Leibniz University of Hanover (Germany) and other Continue Reading

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Global Titanium Aerospace Scrap Market to Reach 80,000 MT (US)

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Titanium Scrap Market

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) data shows. Full-year scrap receipts in 2013 registered 52,600MT compared with 48,800MT in 2012. (Credit Photo@ Jfrecycle)

The scrap/revert market for the North American titanium industry has achieved a healthy business balance, a trend that should be sustained for the remainder of this year. Aerospace continues to be the bellwether sector for titanium, helping to overcome more tepid business conditions found in industrial, consumer, and medical markets. Titanium industry sources estimate that the size of the global titanium scrap market is 80,000 metric tons (MT) for aerospace Continue Reading

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Aerospace Boosts The Titanium Scrap Market (US)

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Titanium alunide billet

In 2013 Boeing’s closed-loop efforts recovered 8 million pounds of titanium and 13 million pounds of aluminum. For 2014, those levels were expected to reach 10 million pounds for titanium and 19 million pounds for aluminum. On photo, 10,000-pound billet of titanium aluminide will be used as stock for rotating components in jet engines. Homogenizing temperatures are 2400˚F with a 24-hour hold. (Credit Photo @ Industrial Heating)

The titanium scrap market achieves a healthy balance, propelled by the aerospace sector.

Aerospace continues to be the engine driving the titanium scrap market, while demand for the metal in industrial, medical, and consumer goods has lagged. Beginning in early 2014, surging aerospace manufacturing has boosted the titanium market, says Edward J. Newman, senior vice president of United Alloys and Metals Inc., Columbus, Ohio, an international processor of titanium, stainless steel, and superalloy scrap. Newman, board member for the

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AREVA continues the analysis at the Creusot Forge plant (US)

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Forging of a 140-ton steam generator vessel.  (Credit Photo @ Uwe Niggemeier ) 

  • AREVA is conducting additional studies which have confirmed, so far, the quality of the forged components
  • The company is reinforcing its internal review with an external review to ensure that the plant’s quality system meets the highest standards.

AREVA continues the analysis of the forgings and the quality processes at the Creusot Forge plant.

These analyses have examined, first of all, questions related to the fabrication of forgings for the Flamanville 3 reactor vessel and similar analyses previously conducted on other forgings, particularly as part of the establishment of the French Order on nuclear pressure equipment (EPSN). These analyses also concern a mechanical testing

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Callaway Energy Center’s Replacement Reactor Vessel Closure Head Project (US)

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Replacement reactor vessel closure head during fabrication at Equipos Nucleares SA in Santander, Spain. (Credit Photo @ Power Engineering)

Replacing heavy equipment is one way utilities can extend the life and increase the reliability of their existing nuclear plants. As part of investing in its Callaway Energy Center, Ameren Missouri worked with AREVA Inc. to replace the reactor vessel closure head (RVCH) during a scheduled outage in fall 2014. The Callaway Replacement RVCH project was accomplished safely, on schedule, within budget and below radiation dose goals. AREVA and Continue Reading

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ThyssenKrupp nears VDM sale to Lindsay Goldberg (US)

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ThyssenKrupp is nearing a sale of its loss-making alloys unit VDM to private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg Vogel for about €500 million. But the head of ThyssenKrupp’s works council said the talks were not concluded and the Continue Reading

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