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Spotlight – How to... find heat treatment data for a specific steel grade

Joakim Fagerlund*, Senior R&D Engineerat steel solutions company Ovako, Sweden, talks about the company’s new online heat treatment guide.

Materials Marvels: A strategic waterway

A major part of global trade routes, the Panama Canal celebrated its centenary in 2014. However, the first attempt to build the canal failed. Kathryn Allen examines how the waterway, nevertheless, became
a vital access point.

Obituary – Thomas Smith CEng FIMMM

Tom Smith was an active member and supporter of the mining communities and the last President of the National Association of Colliery Managers

Material Marvels: The bended brain clinic

Only in Las Vegas, USA, could you get a brain clinic that has an alter ego as an events venue, the Lou Ruvo Clinic for Brain Health. Ines Nastali investigates the materials used to build the hospital with a twist.

Spotlight: Making the move to bio-plastics

Materials World talks to Nigel Flowers, UK Managing Director at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, about injection moulding with bio-plastics.

 

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