MPIF has released a new materials standard designation code and property data for sinter hardened steel as an addendum to the 2018 edition of MPIF Standard 35–Structural Parts, “Materials Standards for PM Structural Parts.” The new data on FLC2-4208 provides minimum and typical mechanical property data tables in both inch-pound and SI units.
In response to the rapidly changing global climate, the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) and APMI International have launched a complimentary, ongoing webinar series for 2020 and beyond for members.
The University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and The ExOne Company, North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, a metal additive manufacturing company, have partnered to develop reusable metal filters that fit into a specially designed respirator cartridge for sustainable, long-term protection against contaminants, such as COVID-19.
One of the many benefits that the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) offers is a Career Center with Positions Wanted and Positions Available ads to help future employees and PM companies connect. Due to the current economic crisis, and for the foreseeable future, MPIF is offering free ad space to anyone seeking employment at a PM company who is currently unemployed.
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced up to $28 million in funding for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program, ULtrahigh Temperature Impervious Materials Advancing Turbine Efficiency (ULTIMATE). The ULTIMATE program will develop and demonstrate ultrahigh temperature materials that can operate in high temperature and high stress environments of a gas-turbine blade. Projects will specifically target gas turbine applications in the power generation and aviation industries.