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Turkish researcher offers technology for composite metal foam production

This new technology, which is from a Turkish researcher, provides a mass production of metal foam and metal based composites in profile form. In production of closed cell composite... 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


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


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


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


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


Activation unit for increased performance of reaction electrodes, solid-state storage devices and membranes in metal-air batteries

Metal-air batteries are a new battery type with a theoretical storage capacity up to a hundred times higher compared to Li-ion batteries. A major practical obstacle is the currently achievable low number of charge-discharge... 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


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


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


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


Micro deep drawing to form small products out of metal foil with a thickness from 0.4 millimetres down to 0.02 millimetres

, the need arises for micro deep drawing. Micro deep drawing is a forming technique where metal sheet is deformed under mechanical pressure into a seamless three-dimensional shape. With this technology it is possible... more


A Korean automobile component manufacturer is looking for compression in-molding technology which enables molding of metal-insert panel and composite material simultaneously to produce ultra light-weight automobile components

The global automobile trend is safe, environment-friendly, and energy-efficient vehicle. In order to achieve this, lighter and stronger car body is needed. In case of car crash, sturdy and light weight car body acts as “safety cage” for the... more

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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


Medical technical company sought for launch of patented tendon fixation technology.

The German company was established out of a metal processing company with deep know-how in high-precision CNC processing, CAD design services and engineering. Thus, the company’s strengths lie in precise and high... more


A Korean company offers metallized ceramic substrate for electronics with its newly developed technology of sputtered thick coatings.

plasma diagnostics and synthesis of functional thin films. This newly developed sputtered thick coating(STC) technology can be applied not only to ceramic, metal and polymer substrates but also to various industries.... more

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Use of magnesium in electrochemical generators

. Magnesium – air fuel cells operate in salt water at room temperature. Mg is environmentally sound metal and safe in air at room temperature herewith also exhibits high electrochemical capacity: 2.3Ah/g. Spent... 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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