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Technology and equipment for high velocity sheet-metal forming

Research institute from Belarus specialising in materials processing offers technology and equipment for high velocity sheet-metal forming. Present designs require materials with specific properties. With increasing... more


Fast method for determination of metal concentration in water.

method for metal concentration determination in water that is fast and exhaustive, offering information about most of the chemical composition of a sample. This approach saves time and reagents, while still allowing... more


Method for the manufacture of nanostructured metal coatings

Nanoporous templates with different geometry for nanostructured metal coatings The method consists of the following steps (Figure 1): 1. Starts from high purity aluminium laminates. 2. The mold (CD,DVD and... more


Looking for manufacturer of metal bellows expansion joints

The Swiss NGO & research centre intends to place a contract (manufacturing agreement) for the supply of 600 metal bellows expansion joints. The metal bellows expansion joints will... more


Improved lithium-ion battery performance with nanofoam metal current collectors

The institute has developed innovative nanofoam metal current collectors using a low cost and scalable ultrasonic method. The nanoporous foam collectors are designed to prepare copper metal... more


Thermal spraying technology for applying metal coatings on polymer substrate

components and the small thickness of the coating (5-20 μm), which provides effective shielding only for frequencies above 1 MHz. To form thicker metal coatings the research institute from Belarus offers thermal... more


New noble metal-free catalyst for the production of propylene oxide

group has developed a noble metal-free catalytic system for its use in the selective oxidation reaction from propylene to propylene oxide (PO), mainly using gas-phase H2/O2 mixtures. This system presents catalytic... more


The technology of reinforced ceramic-metal composites based on titanium for extreme operating conditions

Today’s industrial development is needed of investigation and application of new technologies and materials which capable for working in extreme operating conditions. Proposed technology includes producing of reinforced ceramic-metal... more


Computer vision-based solution sought for quality control of metal stamped parts

The Catalan enterprise, founded in 1984, is a global Tier 1 leader providing shielding solutions to reduce heat and noise and eliminate electromagnetic interferences by means of metal based stamping parts. It currently... more


New technology offered under license for chemical plating the surface of a metal shaft with nano-particles

disperse nickel coatings with, nanodispersoids and/or nano-particles included. Extruding (pressing by pushing) of sheet material from non-metal materials (Plexiglas, PVC, other plastics) is widely used in households.... more


Developer and manufacturer of open-cell hybrid metal foams is looking for use cases and industry partners to refine the technology

In cooperation with a German university, this German SME has invented a method to produce cost-efficient multifunctional open-cell hybrid metal foams. There are closed-cell and open-cell metal... more


Established Slovak research institute has developed a unique metal composite material for implants and is looking for licensees or investors

The Slovak research institute in cooperation with university has developed a novel metal composite material for biomedical implants. The composite material fabricated via powder metallurgy comprises bioinert titanium... more


Non-destructive measuring method and instrument to gain information about the mechanical characteristics directly on the metal component

CONTROL PROBLEM TO SOLVE To guarantee quality, safety and reliability of metal material products, companies had to rely on destructive testing methods to obtain information about the mechanical properties of components.... more


Partners sought for new metal-organic frameworks with application in gas storage and separation, membrane fillers, catalysis, lithium batteries, proton conductors, sensors, drug delivery systems etc.

Metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) are coordination polymers consisting of metal ions or clusters coordinated to organic linker molecules forming ordered structures. Additionally, their... more


Dutch developer and manufacturer of metal sheet machine with focus on roll forming is looking for cooperation based on a commercial agreement with technical assistance

The company is supplier of sheet metal working machines, developer of sheet metal production lines and also of mobile roll formers. The company is specialized in developing complete... more


Sustainable technology to degrease all kinds of surfaces

The German company has developed a patented technology to degrease especially metal and non-metal surfaces replacing conventional methods (watery-alkaline as well as technologies... more


Greek SME company in the field of metals recycling and treatment is looking for new energy management systems for smelting aluminum for technical cooperation agreement

The Greek SME is active in the field of metals recycling and scrap metal treatment. The Greek company is amongst the three largest recycling business in Attica region with a furnace facility for smelting. The company... more


High performance 2D electrodes for Li-ion batteries

graphite anodes triggered extensive research focused on the development of alternative high-performance anode materials. Carbonaceous and metal oxide 2D materials are promising candidates for Li-ion storage due... more


New high performance electrode for capacitive deionization

Electrode for capacitive deionization in which fabrics of CNT (carbon nanotube) fibres and metal oxides hybridise forming interconnected porous networks, thus comprising a single element, i.e. a hybrid material.... more


Highly sophisticated industrial optical quality control system

inspected continuously. Domains of application comprise the metal, plastic and paper packaging industry (plastic, paper or similar cups, aerosol cans, lids, bottle caps, canisters, holders and dispensers), engineering... more


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