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Creusot Forge Relies on its new 9,000 Open Die Forging for Business Diversification (French)

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La filiale creusotine d’Areva NP poursuit la montée en puissance de la nouvelle presse de 9 000 tonnes installée fin 2013 (Credit Photo @ Photo Y. G – JSL)

Seize mois après la mise en service de sa nouvelle presse de 9 000 t et de son manipulateur, l’entreprise Creusot forge, filiale d’Areva NP, possède un certain recul sur son investissement. « L’objectif de départ était d’améliorer la compétitivité sur les pièces nucléaires, se Continue Reading

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North America 10,000 MT Biggest Open Die Forging (US)

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Scot forge elwood Forge 10000 tons open die forging

Dale K. Berkley, owner and chairman of New Castle Industrial Railroad, stands beside his latest delivery — one of five parts that comprise one of the world’s largest forging presses. North American Forgemasters is installing the new open-die machine.North American Forgemasters is a joint venture of Ellwood City Forge and Scot Forge, started in 1997. (Credit Photo @ David Burcham / NEWS)

New Castle is now home to what builders describe as “the largest forging press in North America.” The equipment was delivered yesterday with the final leg of its journey covered by the New Castle Industrial Railroad. North American Forgemasters is beginning to put the pieces Continue Reading

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Ellwood City Metallurgy Industry Rebirth (US)

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The shipping department of Ellwood City Forge (Credit Photo @ Tiffany Wolfe/For The Ledger file)

ELLWOOD CITY — For the better part of 40 years, since the U.S. Steel Tube Mill closed in 1974, Ellwood City’s leaders have been trying to figure out how to bring back the days when, as the old-timers say, “You couldn’t walk down Lawrence Avenue on a Friday night because it Continue Reading

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Schmiedag and Wildauer Schmiedewerke: ‘We Forge Partnerships’ (US)

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Olaf Wiertz, Sales Director at Schmiedag GmbH (SDG) and Wildauer Schmiedewerke GmbH & Co. KG (WSW

“During the next years we will focus our sales activities on the BRICS-Countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa),” said Wiertz. “We see potential for growth in big bore engine components, including crankshafts, conrods, camshafts and steel pistons.” (Credit Photo @ Marinelink)

Olaf Wiertz, Sales Director at Schmiedag GmbH (SDG) and Wildauer Schmiedewerke GmbH & Co. KG (WSW) said: “We are more than just a supplier to our customers – we are their partner. Our engagement and our qualification in the developments of customer oriented Continue Reading

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Rolls-Royce EJ200 Aeroengine chassis titanium is held together by 11,500 Fastners (US)

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Rolls royce EJ200 rivets

The car’s upper-chassis – which houses the EJ200 – is made from aluminium machined ribs with titanium stringers. The titanium skin is held together by 11,500 aerospace grade rivets – everyone hand fixed and polished – and also bonded with special glue. It would be sufficiently strong with either rivets or bonding, but the Bloodhound engineers have combined the two for extra security. The EJ200s have been loaned to the project by the MoD  (Credit Photo @BLLODHOUND &  BBC)

The Bloodhound Super Sonic Car has just had a key engine fitting. Its Rolls-Royce EJ200 turbofan has been slotted into the vehicle’s upper-chassis for the first time. Engineers need to check the power unit will sit comfortably inside the car with the correct clearances. The EJ200 Continue Reading

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Voestalpine receives Innovation Prize 2015 (German)

Category : Recherche & Développement

Mitterlehner zeichnete voestalpine mit Staatspreis Innovation 2015 aus

The Austrian Vice Chancellor Reinhold Mitterlehner distinguished voestalpine with the Innovation Prize 2015 for its fireproof vehicle body panels. “The Innovation Prize is a hallmark of quality for businesses. […] The successful implementation of new ideas is crucial for Austria’s wealth,“ said Mitterlehner. Overall, 618 companies applied for the annual award, which is organised by Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economy by the AWS. (Credit Photo @ BMWFW / APA-Photo Service )

Vizekanzler und Bundesminister würdigt voestalpine für “phs-ultraform®” mit höchster staatlicher Auszeichnung für innovative Unternehmen

Wien (OTS/BMWFW) – Wissenschafts-, Forschungs- und WirtschaftsministerReinhold Mitterlehner hat am Mittwochabend den Staatspreis Innovation 2015 an die voestalpine verliehen. “Die erfolgreiche Umsetzung neuer Ideen entscheidet über den langfristigen Continue Reading

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Danieli to build the new Algerian Qatar JV Steel Plant for $2 billion (US)

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Danieli Algeria

Danieli – 5 March 2015 – In the presence of the Algerian Minister of Industry Mr. Abdussalam Buchuareb, the Governor of the State of Jijel, Mr. Ali Bedrici, the President of Algerian Qatari Steel (AQS), Mr. Hasnaoui Chiboub, Continue Reading

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Valbruna on Trade Secrets in Europe (US)

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Know-how or confidential business information (trade secrets) are important for the competitiveness of European businesses. These intangible assets are fundamental to their innovation and research efforts. Their adequate and Continue Reading

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ATI : A passion for High Performance Alloys (US)

Category : Histoire de la métallurgie

ATI remelting

(Lockport, NY-Burt Malcolm and his son Roger Malcom stand in front of a remelting machine at Allegheny Technologies’ steel plant. Burt is retired after working for the plant since it was known as Simonds Steels 53 years ago. Friday, January, 30, 2015 (Credit Photo @ JOED VIERA/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER-

This marks the debut of Behind the Scenes, an occasional series by US&J Chief Photographer Joed Viera detailing what’s taking place “behind the scenes” that he photographs. Viera visited Specialty Materials in late January to Continue Reading

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Alcoa Acquiring Titanium Supplier RTI In $1.5 Billion Deal (US)

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RTI Chief Executive Officer Dawne Hickton with  Jodie Moxley from Airbus around the new RTI’s plant. The plant processes titanium for Airbus, which is RTI’s largest single customer (Credit Photo @ Martinsville Bulletin)

Alcoa, the big metal manufacturer best known for aluminum, is expanding its reach into the aerospace business. On Monday, Alcoa said that it would buy RTI International Metals, a titanium producer that caters to the military, Continue Reading

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BGH Lippendorf start its new VAR Remelting Furnace (US)

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End of February the INTECO start up team and local staff carried out the first heat with the new VAR furnace at regular customer BGH Lippendorf. The contract for this plant was signed in 2014 and start of erection at the Continue Reading

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Schmolz+Bickenbach nears sale of distribution unit (US)

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Swiss steel group Schmolz+Bickenbach is nearing the sale of some distribution activities as it aims to focus on stainless steels production, a source familiar with the deal said. Schmolz+Bickenbach has entered exclusive talks with France’s Jacquet Metal Service, which is planning Continue Reading

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Tata Steel Launches Open Innovation Portal (US)

Category : Recherche & Développement

Tata Steel Open Innovation

Tata Steel launches Open Innovation portal to generate ideas for product, application, process and service improvements

An interactive Open Innovation initiative has been launched by Tata Steel for the sharing of new ideas to create the next generation of steels and improve the processes used to make them. The new online portal, www.tatasteelinnovation.com, sets out key challenges and opportunities, and invites experts and creative thinkers to collaborate with the company. Developed with the support of the Welsh Government and part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, this Open Innovation initiative aims to promote research and development involving new and multiple parties. Pete Longdon, manager of new technology and innovation at Tata Continue Reading

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New CMI process recycles valuable rare-earth metals from old electronics (US)

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CMI Recycling rares Metals

Scientists at the Critical Materials Institute, headquartered at the US Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, have developed a new two-step process to make recycling rare-earth metals easier and more cost-effective. Here, magnesium is melted with magnet scrap in an induction furnace. (Credit Photo @ US Dept. of Energy’s Ames Laboratory )

Scientists at the Critical Materials Institute have developed a two-step recovery process that makes recycling rare-earth metals easier and more cost-effective.Rare-earth metals are valuable ingredients in a variety of modern technologies and are found in cell phones, hard disk drives in computers, and other consumer electronics, which are frequently discarded for newer and more up-to-date versions. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. consumers disposed of 3.4 million Continue Reading

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MacMaster Gets New Research Steel Rolling Mill (US)

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McMaster Steel Rolling Mill

Materials research at the CanmetMaterial lab at the McMaster Innovation Park got a major boost  with the unveiling of a new state-of-the-art rolling mill. (Credit Photo @ McMaster Innovation Park)

Materials research at the CanmetMaterial lab at the McMaster Innovation Park got a major boost Thursday with the unveiling of a new state-of-the-art rolling mill. Natural Resources Canada’s new equipment, according to a news release, includes “features not available in any research laboratory in the world. The new mill Continue Reading

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Secrets of India’s master sword-makers revealed (US)

Category : Histoire de la métallurgie

Indian Sword

Our analysis showed that the blade is made of very good quality, high carbon steel with few impurities. We were able to see that, when it was shaped, the metal was allowed to cool slowly rather than being plunged into water. And the methods used to forge the blade were different in the upper and lower parts to make it strong in battle.”

The skilled craftsmanship that produced pure, strong steel for Indian swords has been revealed in new tests carried out at STFC’s ISIS pulsed neutron source in Oxfordshire. The ISIS instruments were able to study the metal without needing to damage the sword by taking samples. Scientists and conservationists from the UK and Italy teamed up to examine a 75cm-long, curved single-edged Indian sword, called a shamsheer, that is more than 200 years old. They used two methods of testing the sword – metallography, which tested the composition of the metals used, and neutron-diffraction, a non-invasive technique using STFC’s ISIS to shed light on the

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AMRC & Boeing lead £6m project to develop TiAl Powder Alloys for Aerospace (US)

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Avio 3D-printed LPT blades for the LEAP, GEnx, GE90 and GE9X jet engines. 

The University of Sheffield’s advanced manufacturing research centre (AMRC) with Boeing has won £6m ($9m) of EU funding to develop a lightweight alloy for the aerospace sector. The MMTech project, financed by the European Commission’s research and innovation project Horizon 2020, will develop new ways of working with gamma titanium aluminide, which is very light and strong making it a good material from which to make aircraft engine components. “Unfortunately, it is notoriously Continue Reading

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Rubiera Supplies Large 15-5 PH ESR Ingot to Sheffield Forgemasters (US)

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The ingots were produced in an electroslag remelting (ESR) process by Rubiera Special Steel SpA, a part of the Ringmill Group. (Credit Photo @ The Telegraph)

Heavy engineering specialist, Sheffield Forgemasters International Ltd, has used an international supply chain to help deliver the largest electroslag remelting (ESR) ingots ever made in a specialist grade of stainless steel. Forgemasters has worked in conjunction with Rubiera Special Steel SpA, part of the Ringmill Group in Italy, for the development and production of  the ingots for pressure vessel components for a large global chemicals manufacturer.

Now in final stages of manufacture, the multi-million pound components have been designed to operate under highly stressed conditions as required for the petrochemical manufacturing industry. The deal builds on Forgemasters’ many years of experience in the large, complex petrochemical pressure vessel business and Continue Reading

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ThyssenKrupp Sees India as Aerospace Materials Hub (US)

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“Planned to be located at Aerospace Special Economic Zone near the international airport, the 3,300m² plant will process materials and source various metals such as titanium, aluminium, steel and alloys for the aerospace segment.”

ThyssenKrupp Aerospace, part of ThyssenKrupp AG, the Garmany-based conglomerate, and supplier of aerospace materials and logistics, announced its foray into the Indian aerospace market with the setting up of a facility here. This has been sited at the Aerospace Special Economic Zone, near the international airport, for processing of materials used in the segment. “We will be sourcing a wide range of metals like titanium, aluminium, steel and high performing alloys, among others, from across the country. We will process and stock here and supply to

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OMZ Produces 420 ingot for VVER-TOI Reactor (US)

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Russian company, OMZ Special Steels has produced a 420-tonne  Ingot steel, which will be used to make a prototype reactor pressure vessel shell for Atomenergoproekt’s next generation VVER-TOI reactor. “This is the first time an ingot of such size will be used in production of a reactor shell,” OMZ said in a statement. The previous weight record was 360 tonnes. The reactor vessel of the VVER reactor is made up of several forged shells welded to each other. OMZ said that the production of the experimental active zone shell for the 1255 MW reactor should be completed by June 2014. It will be made from 15X2HMFA steel. The ingot, which was cast in December 2013, was delivered to the AKK-12000 forging plant for further works, OMZ said. In another first, the ingot was transported to the forging plant at a temperature of 500°C, using a specially developed thermos container and motorized transport machines. The research and development work on this project was carried out in cooperation with OMZ-Izhora, Research and Production Association CNIITMASH and Central Research Institute of Structural Materials Prometey. The giant ingot becomes the second 420 tonne ingot in Izhora’s metallurgy history. The first was cast at Izhorskiye Zavody in 1988. (Credit Photo @ OMZ Special Steels)

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OMZ-SPECIAL STEELS COMPLETES PRODUCTION OF A SHELL FOR NUCLEAR REACTOR VESSEL FOR VVER-TOI PROJECT

OMZ-Special Steels, part of OMZ Group, completed production of a unique vessel shell for next-generation nuclear reactor core for the VVER-TOI project. OMZ-Special Steels has been developing technologies for production of blanks for reactor vessels and other reactor equipment Continue Reading

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Vilmar on expansion mode, plans new investment (US)

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Vilmar

Even as the Bucharest-based company aims to maintain its position as one of the trusted players in its chosen domain, it plans to enter new sectors such as aerospace and engineering and design services (Credit Photo @ Genoyer).

“We are forging all grades of material used for the oil and gas industry such as carbon steel, stainless steel, duplex, super duplex, super alloys, nickel alloy basis, Inconel, titanium and copper alloy,”

Khelifa Guemra, plant managing director, Vilmar

VILMAR, the primary production site of Groupe Genoyer, one of the world’s leading company in piping equipment for liquid transport for oil and gas, water and petrochemical products, is currently in an expansion mode. “Due to our investments in equipment and constant growing experience, we have been able to find our market fit and our business is in constant expansion. We are always trying to find out our customers’ Continue Reading

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Boeing Awards Titanium Forging Contract to India’s Bharat Forge (US)

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Bharat Forge gets contract allotted from Boeing Commercial Airplanes (Credit Photo @ NRI)

  • Bharat Forge partners Boeing for supply of titanium forgings
  • Boeing would use forgings for its next gen 737 and 737 Max aircraft

 “It is our strategic intent to play a significant role in global aerospace supply chain with forged and machined products and assemblies in future. We have created requisite infrastructure and have secured relevant global quality homologations. We are targeting revenues in excess of $100 million per annum from this sector.”

B N Kalyani, Chairman of Bharat Forge

 Boeing said it had signed a multi-year contract with Pune-based Bharat Forge to supply titanium forgings to be used in the wings of next-generation 737 and 737 MAX. The aircraft manufacturer made the announcement at the Aero India show here on Wednesday.  Under the Continue Reading

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9-12 Cr Heat-Resistant Steels (US)

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Heat Resistant Steels

  • Series: Engineering Materials
  • Hardcover: 260 pages
  • Publisher: Springer; 2015 edition (October 6, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3319148389
  • ISBN-13: 978-3319148380

With China becoming a major force in steels research and development, this book highlights the research of a group from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, led by the first four authors. This group, scientifically, has the best knowledge base for writing this updated book on heat-resistant steels.  The fifth author, Sha, in the UK, has been collaborating with the Chinese group since 2009. Sha is an experienced book writer, and is a Continue Reading

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SiempelKamp Dynasty (German)

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Die dritte Generation: Dieter Siempelkamp, geboren 1933 in Krefeld, verheiratet, sieben Kinder, wohnt in Krefeld, Banklehre, Maschinenbau-Studium, Praktika in England und Frankreich. 1958 trat er ins Unternehmen ein, wurde 1970 geschäftsführender Gesellschafter und zog sich 2003 aus der Geschäftsführung zurück – nach 45 Jahren im Unternehmen. Seither ist er Vorsitzender des Beirats der G. Siempelkamp GmbH & Co. KG und damit dem Unternehmen noch eng verbunden. 2004 wurde ihm die Ehrendoktorwürde der Universität Hamburg verliehen, 2011 der Schweighofer Prize, der Innovationspreis für die Europäische Forst- und Holzwirtschaft. Dieter Siempelkamp ist Träger des Bundesverdienstkreuzes am Bande. Das Bild im Warhol-Stil im Hintergrund zeigt verfremdet Porträts von Gerhard, Eugen, Ewald und Dieter Siempelkamp. (Credit Photo @: RP-Foto)

Krefeld. Wir sprachen mit Dieter Siempelkamp über den Aufstieg der Firma zum Weltmarktführer, über das schwierige Verhältnis zu seinem Continue Reading

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Dillinger and Saarstahl CEO expects a difficult year in 2015 (US)

Category : Strategy

Saarsthal 2015

(Credit Photo @ Saarstahl)

Dr. Karlheinz Blessing, CEO of Dillinger Hutte and Saarstahl  explains the main future challenge of the global steel on its compagnies : 

  • 2015 : will be difficult, but not a disaster year.
  • Global Overcapacity, new special steel suppliers and declining of customers loyalty induce more aggressive competition.
  • Dellinger Hutte and Saarstahl must focus on improving their competitiveness.
    “The past Golden Age” will no longer come, Its definitively gone.
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Loire Industrie : Know how and experience in Forging & Rolling (US)

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LOIRE INDUSTRY pursues its investments in the building of a new workshop where a full line of heat treatment will be setting up dedicated to the specific treatment of aluminum steels and special steels. (Credit Photo @ Loire Industries)

  • Creation in 1971 : Founded in Saint- Chamond by Joannès ROMAGNY in 1971, LOIRE INDUSTRIE has made a name for itself on the flanges market thanks to its technical expertise and its important stock.
  • From 1990 to 2010  : The company was sold in 1990 to the TROUVAY CAUVIN group. Then, in 2002, it was sold to FORGES ET MECANIQUE DE LA LOIRE, at this Continue Reading
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ThyssenKrupp in talks to sell VDM to Aperam (US)

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5000 Tons VDm Open Die forging  at Unna Plan in germany (Credit Photo @ ThyssenKrupp Stainless AG )

Germany’s ThyssenKrupp is in advanced talks to sell its stainless steel business VDM, Germany’s Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper reported, adding Luxembourg-based steelmaker Aperam was the front-runner to buy it. Citing people familiar with the matter, the paper said a number of financial investors were still in the race Continue Reading

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MIT explores Steel embrittlement by Hydrogen (US)

Category : Recherche & Développement

MIT Hydrogen Steel 2015

This scanning electron micrograph shows a sample of metal that fractured due to hydrogen embrittlement. The colored patches show data acquired by electron backscatter diffraction, revealing the grain structure surrounding selected cracks. Such images help show the correlation between microstructure and hydrogen embrittlement, and are used to identify the features that lead to hydrogen-assisted fracture. (Credit Photo @ MIT)

 

How to prevent metal embrittlement

Analysis shows certain crystal boundaries can enhance, or reduce, hydrogen’s damaging effects.

February 5, 2015 –  When a metal tube lines an oil well thousands of feet below the surface of the ocean, that metal had better be solid and reliable. Unfortunately, the environment in such deep wells is often rich in hydrogen, a gas that can penetrate high-tech alloys and make them brittle — making fractures and leaks more likely. Now researchers at MIT have figured out exactly which characteristics of a metal structure tend to foster this embrittlement in the presence of hydrogen. More significantly, they have also determined that simple changes in processing can modify the structure in a way that may greatly reduce the chances of damage, extending Continue Reading

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New Steel Alloy Stronger Than Titanium (US)

Category : Recherche & Développement

Stronger steel alumnium south korea

Specifically, they used 0.8 percent carbon, 15 percent manganese, 10 percent aluminum, and 5 percent nickel into steel, and processed the alloy at 900°C, which is generally used for heat treatments. After that, they decreased the size of the compound to evenly diffuse it into a larger amount of steel.  On photo : Annealed microstructure of high-specific-strength steel (HSSS). Fine FeAl-type B2 precipitates form during annealing in between the B2 stringer bands in steel matrix. Note that grain boundaries of recrystallized austenite crystals are visible in the image. The specimen was annealed for 15 min at 900 C. (Credit Photo @ Hansoo Kim)

A trio of researchers with South Korea’s Graduate Institute of Ferrous Technology has found a way to create a new low-density steel that is stronger, lighter and more flexible than the conventional steel that is used in so many manufacturing applications. In their paper published in the journal Nature, the team describes the process they used and their hopes that it might replace conventional steel in some applications sometime in the near future. One of the biggest Continue Reading

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Philippe Darmayan: a french Stainless Steels CEO (US)

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Philippe Darmayan

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  • Name : Philippe Darmayan
  • Birthplace :  Algiers – Algeria
  • Age : 63 
  • President of ArcelorMittal  France
  • President of French Steel federation (FFA)
  • President of  french  Industrial Federations Group (GFI)
  • Diploma  : HEC , Paris,  France 
  • First Job : Marketing  Department at Pechiney 
  • Plant Manager at 32 years 
  • CEO at 40 years
  • Ends of 90″s : CEO of Constellium
  • 2002 to 2005:  CEO of Ugine & Alz 
  • 2011 -2014 : Aperam CEO
  • Best achievement : the man behind APERAM’s financial Recovery 

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Un quart de siècle dans le feu de l’action. Et Philippe Darmayan formule un souhait pour la suite : «  Retrouver de la liberté au quotidien»

On peut pourtant douter que ce capitaine d’industrie, figure du monde de la métallurgie, trouve davantage de temps pour ses petitsenfants et sa passion pour la voile : Philippe Darmayan, qui dirige au passage la Fédération française de l’acier, vient de prendre, en l’espace de quelques jours, la présidence en France du premier Continue Reading

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