The use of Additive Manufacturing of PEEK in Osteosynthesis

The high-performance polymer PEEK (Polyetheretherketon) is a popular material with versatile properties and applications. Often, injuries or serious illnesses make it necessary to use implants to recover from traumas or malformations. In the following we consider materials for in vivo implants, their properties and their scopes. In addition to PEEK, titanium and stainless steel are Read more about The use of Additive Manufacturing of PEEK in Osteosynthesis[…]

Lianxin Steel and Shandong Laigang Yongfeng order TMbaR mill from SMS group

For decades, SMS group (www.sms-group.com) has been a pioneer in and promoter of thermomechanical rolling. Now, two Chinese companies, Lianxin Steel and Shandong Laigang Yongfeng Steel, have decided to employ TMbaR, the process developed by SMS group for thermomechanical rolling of rebar. With SMS group’s TMbaR process, it is possible to produce fine-grained final products while Read more about Lianxin Steel and Shandong Laigang Yongfeng order TMbaR mill from SMS group[…]

New, self-sealing GEMÜ connection principle for modular valve solutions

Faulty O-rings can cause direct and indirect consequential costs through machine downtimes, recalls or environmental damage. In the presence of chemicals and additives as well as of elevated temperatures, these elastomer seals reach their limits of wear soon. Therefore, GEMÜ has developed an innovative sealing method without O-ring for its iComLine product range. Two contours Read more about New, self-sealing GEMÜ connection principle for modular valve solutions[…]

Successful modernization of AOD converter at SěAH CSS

The 100-ton AOD converter at the SěAH CSS stainless steel mill in Changwon, South Korea, was successfully re-commissioned in March 2018, after installation of an electro-hydraulic torque retainer from SMS group. The purpose of the modernization was to minimize the destructive forces acting on the gears, bearings and converter car during gas injection. The scope Read more about Successful modernization of AOD converter at SěAH CSS[…]

Nominees for Benelux Office Products Awards 2018 announced

The jury gathered at the end of June to evaluate the products submitted for the Benelux Office Products Awards 2018. The expert jury, consisting of specialist retailers, retailers, management consultancies, end consumers and the trade press, judged the large number of submitted products and concepts that were of a consistent high quality. There was a Read more about Nominees for Benelux Office Products Awards 2018 announced[…]

From the Orient Express to the “Wolkenspange” building

Since Wien Westbahnhof (Vienna West Station) was modernised, the “Wolkenspange” building has been its distinguishing feature. BahnhofCity Wien West also includes a hotel, a shopping centre and an office block. The building parts are connected by a framework structure made of steel girders (known as the “Wolkenspange” [Buckle in the clouds]). The architectural statement of Read more about From the Orient Express to the “Wolkenspange” building[…]

Yongfeng orders two five-strand billet casters for direct rolling from SMS Concast

Shandong Laigang Yongfeng Steel Corporation (YONGFENG), based in Dezhou, China, is a subsidiary of Yongfeng Group Ltd. In February 2018, Yongfeng  ̶  as a private company  ̶  placed an order for two continuous casting machines with SMS Concast AG, a company of SMS group (www.sms-group.com). The two continuous casters are part of a project aimed Read more about Yongfeng orders two five-strand billet casters for direct rolling from SMS Concast[…]

ProMinent at ACHEMA 2018: Orlita® Evolution range of process pumps

At this year’s ACHEMA in Frankfurt, June 11 to 15, 2018, ProMinent will present the extended product range of the Orlita® Evolution series at its stand J94 in hall 8. The Evolution 1 to 4 ranges, which were previously only available with a stainless steel metering unit, can now also be equipped with metering units Read more about ProMinent at ACHEMA 2018: Orlita® Evolution range of process pumps[…]

Ruifeng orders continuous hot-dip galvanizing line from SMS group

Ruifeng (Shandong Ruifeng Stainless Steel Co.), China, has selected SMS group (www.sms-group.com) to supply a continuous hot-dip galvanizing line for steel strip, which is to be erected in Binzhou in the Chinese province of Shandong and is scheduled to start production in the second half of 2019. The new galvanizing line will enable Ruifeng to Read more about Ruifeng orders continuous hot-dip galvanizing line from SMS group[…]

“Our SOCKET-X desktop connection panel reflects our understanding of design and functionality”

Every installation requires a connector panel. "But why are they always so big?" was the question the developers at ELEMENT ONE asked themselves. Small, lightweight, with an innovative magnetic closure and various optional surfaces, the SOCKET-X now supplements the ELEMENT ONE product range with an attractively priced desktop connection panel in the company’s proven high Read more about “Our SOCKET-X desktop connection panel reflects our understanding of design and functionality”[…]