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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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01/10/2019

Smash-proof, all-metal guitar set to rock EDS

Global engineering group Sandvik will showcase its cutting-edge 3D-printed stainless-steel guitar at the Engineering Design Show (EDS) in two weeks’ time, on 16 October 2019 in Coventry.  Read More

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

FeaturesRSS
05/11/2019

Extreme high-speed laser deposition welding coats components at over 250cm2 per minute

The extreme high-speed laser deposition welding​ (EHLA) method, which is significantly faster than conventional laser deposition welding, was developed and patented by the Fraunhofer Institute for ...  Read More

03/09/2019

Engineering Materials Live: Too good to miss

Featuring top-level suppliers providing cutting-edge design and engineering solutions, Engineering Materials Live promises to make a visit more than worthwhile.  Read More

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

Videos
01/10/2019

EDS rocks!

Global engineering group Sandvik will showcase its cutting-edge 3D-printed stainless-steel guitar at the Engineering Design Show (EDS) in two weeks’ time, on 16 October 2019 in Coventry.  Watch Video

Suppliers
Goodfellow Cambridge Ltd
Huntingdon, PE29 6WR
Cold Formed Products Ltd
London, E13 9AD
SSI Schaefer Ltd
Andover, SP10 5QZ
IS&G Steel Stockholders Ltd
Chelmsford, CM2 8LL
Cutler & Woolf (Steel) Ltd
Letchworth, SG6 1SP
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