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This section highlights the most recent news and innovation for metals and alloys. Find news about best practice design with metals, and news on developments including steel, aluminium, magnesium, copper, new and complex alloys, metal foams as well as joining and manufacturing constraints.

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26/04/2018

Two weeks to go until Engineering Materials Live

Engineering Materials Live is just around the corner, and we are looking forward to welcoming design engineers and material suppliers to the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham on Thursday 10 ...  Read More

05/04/2018

Technique combines multiple metals into metallic alloy nanoparticles with unprecedented chemical capabilities

Researchers from four US universities have managed to combine up to eight different metals into single, uniformly mixed nanoparticles, creating new and stable nanoparticles that the researchers say ...  Read More

26/03/2018

Military method slashes titanium production by 50%

Scientists at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory’s (Dstl) Porton Down military research base have reduced the 40-stage titanium production process down to just two, which could cut costs ...  Read More

FeaturesRSS
11/06/2018

Slashing titanium production costs allows broader range of applications

In many senses, titanium fulfils the criteria one might expect of a ‘wonder material’. It is significantly stronger than most commonly-used grades of steel, but is approximately half the density (and ...  Read More

11/06/2018

Materials take centre stage

Another successful Engineering Materials Live event was held in May, with visitors able to access some hugely valuable information to aid them in their materials selection.  Read More

12/03/2018

Is the automotive industry about to give up on advanced materials?

The automotive industry is on the cusp of some drastic changes. According to a recent report by analyst IHS Markit, changes in personal transportation over the next 20 years will be more profound ...  Read More

Videos
30/01/2018

NASA tests foldable wings

NASA and Boeing have tested a drone that can hit incredible speeds due to a material innovation that allows the wings to dynamically change shape and position based on flight needs.  Watch Video

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