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  1. Inconel Alloys VS Stainless Steel: Which is Stronger?

    Apr
    28
    2021

    Are Inconel alloys stronger than stainless steel? That’s a frequently asked question. Which alloy is stronger depends on how one defines the word “stronger.” Unfortunately, there are several ways to measure a material’s strength. You can measure strength by a material’s tensile strength, yield strength, hardness, or compressive strength. A material’s strength also depends on […]

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  2. What Is The Difference Between Inconel and Incoloy?

    Apr
    15
    2021

    Choosing a suitable alloy for an industrial application is challenging. No doubt about it. You must find the right balance of characteristics and properties to arrive at an alloy that’s ideal for your production process, application need, and available budget. Choosing between Inconel® or Incoloy® alloys is especially challenging. The trick is finding a suitable […]

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  3. The Chinese Put the Fastest Maglev Train in the World on Rail

    Jul
    20
    2021

    China has unveiled the world’s fastest maglev train to be used in a commercial line, capable of reaching a top speed of up to 600 km/hr (373 mph). The train was designed and manufactured entirely by Chinese engineers in the coastal city of Qingdao, a 6.2 million people city that hosts many of the country’s […]

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  4. Why Choose Inconel 718 For Your Additive Manufacturing

    Jul
    13
    2021

    Inconel, is a superalloy better known as Alloy 718. It has long since been noted to be the go-to additive manufacturing material. Since it’s use post World War II, it has been cited as an alloy capable of performing high when it it’s exposed to extreme heat conditions. What Are Alloys? This material is a […]

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  5. The Latest Developments in Flying Car Technology

    Jul
    08
    2021

    Everyone thought that developing flying cars was going to be a challenging task. However, in our pursuit of environmentally friendly and long-term sustainable solutions, developing electric flying cars has proved to be even trickier! This is all due to the weight that lithium batteries yield versus the speed of the energy output! However, new advancements […]

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  6. These Are the Largest Engines in the World by Type

    Jul
    02
    2021

    Turbofan Engine – General Electric 90-115B A 18 feet (5.5 m) long and 11.25 feet (3.4 m) monster weighing 18,300 lbs (8300 kg) and delivering 127,000 pounds (565,000 N) of thrust. It is used in the Boeing 777 aircraft. Aviation Piston Engine – Pratt & Whitney R-4360 “Wasp Major” This is a 3,500 BHP beast […]

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  7. How Can Data Help Build Confidence in Vaccines? Let us Count The Ways!

    Jun
    25
    2021

    Despite their best efforts, companies that have dedicated their research to improving the lives of Joe Public have appeared to fall behind. This is primarily due to the sudden onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the companies’ non-readiness for such a disaster. However, a company in the United States used it to their advantage, and […]

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  8. South Korea Invests $450 Billion in Chip Manufacturing Upgrade

    Jun
    21
    2021

    The South Korean government has announced a behemoth investment of $450 billion for the development of chip manufacturing plants as well as the expansion of existing ones. South Korea is home to leading chipmakers such as Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix, two giants in the field. However, the country hasn’t stayed unaffected by the chip […]

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  9. Another Successful Mars Rover Deployment – This Time For China!

    Jun
    07
    2021

    Houston, the Zhurong has landed! The 15th of May 2021 saw the Tianwen-1, China’s probe, landed with great success and a roaring technical crowd on the red planet! The China National Space Administration (CNSA) Unlike their space exploration counterparts in America, the CNSA are less vocal about their plans until it comes to their actual […]

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  10. GM and Lockheed Martin – a Match Made…Well on The (MOON)

    Jun
    03
    2021

    These two stalwarts have joined forces in supplying lunar-enabled vehicles that are autonomous nonetheless to NASA’s Artemis program! The BIG Announcement! On the 26th of May 2021, the world woke up to a joint press release from Lockheed Martin and GM to collaborate on this exciting new venture. They will be working together to manufacture […]

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  11. How Do Frozen Wind Turbines Still Operate Successfully?

    May
    26
    2021

    Winter is known as the best season for wind power! The winds pack a bigger punch, and with the increased density in the air, the climate becomes colder, propelling more force to the turbine blades. The Effect of Icing on Wind Turbines Even the lightest layer of ice can dramatically impact the efficiency of wind […]

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  12. Self-Walking Exoskeletons Are Here!

    May
    24
    2021

    Very soon from now, exoskeletons will be able to determine by means of evidence and reasoning how to walk by themselves–all with the help of AI of course. The First-Gen Exoskeletons Up until very recently, humans still had to provide step-by-step instructions to prosthetics on the next action that had to be performed. Founding father […]

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  13. Metal Center News – Banking on the Status Quo

    May
    10
    2021

    The new administration is not likely to lead to significant changes in defense spending, at least in the short term. “I don’t see any issues. It’s going to be another banner year,” says Joseph Carbone, vice president of sales and marketing for Tech Steel and Materials, Holbrook, N.Y. Read Full Article –> Metal Center News

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