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H.C. Starck Joins CHTE

H.C. Starck of Newton, Mass. is the newest member of CHTE. H.C. Starck is a leading global supplier of technology metals, with production facilities in Europe, North America and Asia. The company supplies fabricated products to OEMs, end-users, and aftermarket furnace manufacturers for heat treating medical, aerospace, defense, automotive, energy, nuclear fuel, crystal growth and […]

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The History of Metallurgy

Bodycote, a founding and continuing member of CHTE, announces the launch of their infographic, the Interactive History of Metallurgy, which explores the evolution of metallurgy and heat treating and also acknowledges the collective work of scientists and engineers whose hard work and discoveries have enhanced the properties of metals and alloys making them better suited […]

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International Journal of Metalcasting Designated Official Research Journal of WFO

The International Journal of Metalcasting (IJMC) which is published by our ACRC member – the American Foundry Society – has been designated the official research journal of the World Foundry Organization (WFO). “Being selected as the official research journal of the WFO is a testament to the quality of the journal, our editorial board and […]

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ACRC Announces Two New Research Projects

ACRC members voted to begin work on two new research projects focused on process development and new alloy systems: 60-40-10 Cast Aluminum Alloy. This project will focus on developing an aluminum alloy system that improves the toughness of sand castings in order to enhance the ability of designers to achieve weight reduction without sacrificing part […]

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prweb Features Diran Apelian

A recent prweb article features Diran Apelian as the recipient of the 2015 John Campbell Medal from the Institute of Cast Metals Engineers in the United Kingdom. For the full article, read Diran Apelian, Director of Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Metal Processing Institute, Receives the British Institute of Cast Metals Engineers’ John Campbell Award.

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ACRC Begins Research on New Aluminum Alloy Projects

Industrial members  of the Advanced Casting Research Center (ACRC) have selected two new projects to be conducted by WPI reseachers. The projects will expand the ACRC research portfolio in the areas of process development and the development of new alloy systems. 60-40-10 Cast Aluminum Alloy.  This project will focus on developing an aluminum alloy system […]

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Zhang Wins 2015 HTS/Bodycote Best Paper Award

Lei Zhang, WPI graduate student and CHTE researcher, won the prestigious 2015 HTS/Bodycote Best Paper Award which was presented at ASM’s Heat Treating Conference and Exposition October 20-22, 2015 in Detroit for his research on Enhancement of Carbonitride Tool© – Retained Austenite and Microhardness Prediction. The award, established in 1997 by the ASM Heat Treating […]

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Mishra To Receive the TMS Fellows Award

Brajendra Mishra, Kenneth G. Merriam Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Associate Director of the Metal Processing Institute at WPI, is one of six candidates to receive the TMS Fellows Award Class of 2016.  The award is given to TMS members who have made outstanding contributions to the practice of metallurgy/materials science and technology.  The formal […]

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Apelian Receives 2015 John Campbell Medal

On October 10, 2015, Diran Apelian, Director of the Metal Processing Institute at WPI, received the prestigious John Campbell Medal from the Institute of Cast Metals Engineers at the Botanical Gardens in Birmingham, England. The award is named in honor of John Campbell, who presented the medal to Diran. Campbell is one of the world’s leading […]

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