A free guide to welding stainless steels has been put out by the Lincoln Electric Company (www.lincoln-electric.com). Aptly titled Stainless Steels—How to Weld Them—Where to Use Them, the guide discusses the weldability of various stainless steels and offers advice on how to pair each type of stainless steel with the appropriate filler metals. It also includes information on arc welding processes, weld preparation, and operator techniques.
Imagine being able to illegally download a physical product the same way you can with music and videos. That’s basically what’s happening with 3D printing and digital manufacturing, with huge repercussions in the intellectual property domain.
Ford will be the first automaker to commercially use Alcoa's tough & fast Micromill aluminum alloy process and materials, debuting on several 2016 F-150 truck components. Alcoa will also license its Micromill process and materials technology to Danieli Group.
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