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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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31/05/2019

Powerful laser could boost car manufacturing

With the ability to cut and shape ultra-high-strength boron steel up to one thousand times faster than existing technology, a new precision pulse laser looks set to boost the car industry with a 10% ...  Read More

04/03/2019

Additively manufactured spinal implants

A collaboration between advanced technology and engineering companies has demonstrated the advantages of additive manufacturing (AM) in the production of spinal implants.  Read More

02/10/2018

New materials could make future vehicles more comfortable

Scientists from Surrey joined forces with Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and the University of California to develop a material that has high stiffness and damping. The material, that is as ...  Read More

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04/06/2019

Sandvik challenged a challenged rock legend Yngwie Malmsteen (and Tom Austin-Morgan) to try to break its smash-proof, 3D printed guitar

Rock stars have been smashing guitars for decades, few with more enthusiasm than Swedish guitar virtuoso Yngwie Malmsteen. Global engineering company Sandvik decided to test its cutting-edge ...  Read More

30/05/2019

Silverstone hosts latest innovations

The co-located FAST and Engineering Materials Live exhibitions gave visitors a range of valuable insights.  Read More

01/03/2019

New material development transforms design and manufacturing processes

The use and availability of new materials sometimes not merely enhances an existing design or process, it revolutionises it entirely. As a global leader in materials manufacturing, Morgan Advanced ...  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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