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National Ornamental & Miscellaneous Metals Association

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Does your company have an employee that you want to bring to METALfab 2019, or do you know of a NOMMA member shop that has not attended and you would like them to experience METALfab?

Go ahead and fill out the application or share it with them to complete. Applications are being accepted through January 10.

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Lewis Brass & Copper Co. Inc.
D & D Technologies (USA), Inc.
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Wishing you and your family a wonderful Holiday Season and a Prosperous New Year!!!


-Liz & Meda

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Have you taken the opportunity to make sure everything is checked off before 2018 ends? Just as Santa checks his list to see if you've been Naughty or Nice, be sure to check this list. Maybe even twice!

Have you updated all necessary company policies?
Have all your insurance needs been addressed and updated?
Do you have up-to-date information on your employees?
Are your certifications updated?
Have you set budgets and goals for 2019?
Lastly, have you registered for METALfab 2019?

Be sure to join us for the next Roundtable , scheduled for January 9 at 2:00 p.m. CST/ 3:00 p.m. EST.

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D & D Technologies (USA), Inc.
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A metallurgist shares insights on choosing the ideal metals for 3D metal manufacturing and ensuring quality production.


In this article, a brief introduction to commonly used metal and alloy powders for additive manufacturing (AM) is given. In addition, the reader will gain a basic understanding of metal structure, metallurgy, properties, and state-of-the-art in-process quality control measures used to reliably influence the performance of a part in service. For a more rigorous study of the AM process, structure, and properties of metallic components, the reader is referred to a recent review article and the comprehensive overview book on the fundamental elements and processes used to 3D print metal.

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