The primary differences are the amounts of carbon combined with iron during the refining process. After that, other mineral elements may be added to achieve tensile strength, temperature resistance, and ductility, or other qualities.
$176-million, IIoT-driven project in Japan is assembling VMCs and MTMs, working toward full operations in 2019.
Mazak’s forthcoming “hybrid multi-tasking” system with laser cladding is an example of the steady integration of additive and subtractive manufacturing
Six-year award to repair, refurbish high-pressure hot-section parts for LM2500 engines, for Littoral Combat Ships
Proper seating of toolholders would lower labor costs per part, allow for more competitive bidding on jobs, increase profit margins, and reduce the need to invest in new capital equipment to meet production demands.
Demand totaled $203.68 million in April, -1.6% from March, +21.2% over the April 2017 consumption