3dprintmetal
General Topics

A Better Way to 3D Print Metallic Glass

25.10.2018 tribonet 556 Views

In the last several years, 3D printing with plastics has advanced rapidly. Now, a team of researchers have shown that it may soon be as easy and practical to use metals with 3D printing. Led […]

glass layer
Advanced Materials

Study reveals clue to Glass Mystery

18.10.2018 tribonet 171 Views

Addressing a centuries-old question, researchers have uncovered a key element to how glasses transition into very resilient states. This breakthrough could allow for more reliable ways to use glasses — metallic glasses in particular — […]

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Tribology News

20th International Sealing Conference Review

15.10.2018 F. Xavier Borras 286 Views

This week the 20th edition of the biannual International Sealing Conference (ISC) took place in Stuttgart. Around 200 assistants showed up to the 2-days sealing conference. Well-known companies such as Bosch, SKF, Trelleborg, Parker, Shell, […]

laser chaos
General Topics

The cure for chaotic lasers? More chaos, of course

15.10.2018 tribonet 42 Views

An international, Yale-led research team has taken a new approach to stabilizing high-power lasers: They’re fighting chaos with chaos. There has been a rapidly growing demand for high-power lasers for applications such as materials processing, […]

Life Like Object
Advanced Materials

Programmable surface

04.10.2018 tribonet 103 Views

Living organisms expand and contract soft tissues to achieve complex, 3-D movements and functions, but replicating those movements with man-made materials has proven challenging. A University of Texas at Arlington researcher recently published groundbreaking research […]