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  • ABSTRACT Precipitation-hardened nickel-based superalloys have long been known as the material of choice for industrial gas turbine blade applications. They derive their high temperature This article was originally published in MTI CONNECT 2022, Issue 1 . Download the complete article with charts ...

  • The Materials Technology Institute (MTI) is delighted to announce the hire of Rolf Kirchheiner for the European Associate Director (AD) position to replace Patrice Houlle, who plans to retire later this year. Kirchheiner, based in the Rhine-Ruhr area of the western part of Germany, comes to MTI with ...

  • St. Louis, MO  --- The Materials Technology Institute (MTI) is holding a Renewable Diesel Roundtable June 21 in Kansas City, MO, in conjunction with MTI’s North American Technical Advisory Council (AmeriTAC) meeting. This special event, open to producers of bio diesel and renewables, will focus on processing, ...

  • The largest gathering of MTI members and guests in two years took place at the second MTI Global Solutions Symposium in Orlando, Florida March 1-3. It was the perfect opportunity to celebrate member company anniversaries, Value Awards, project completions, and individual accomplishments. In fact, one ...

  • Paul Whitcraft, MTI’s Executive Director (ED) since October 2016, retired at the end of March. MTI recognized his years of service at a ceremony during the MTI Global Solutions Symposium 2022 reception on March 1, in Orlando, Florida. Whitcraft has been involved with MTI for more than 30 years in multiple ...

  • Renewable Diesel

    A Hot Industry Topic – MTI Roundtable Aims to Bring Awareness and Identify Industry Gaps for Future Sustainability Projects Renewable diesel is one of the fastest-growing “new” additions to the suite of energy sources. The Knowledge Roundtable focused on Renewable Diesel, scheduled for June 21, 2022, ...

  • The Materials Technology Institute (MTI) will be offering a comprehensive three-day Dual Laminate and FRP Training Course in Europe in 2022. Date and location are to be determined. The course will cover a wide range of valuable information, including FRP and Dual Laminate materials and design fundamentals, ...

  • MTI ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR The Materials Technology Institute (MTI) is seeking candidates for an Associate Director for our European community otherwise known as EuroTAC. The Associate Director (AD) reports to the Executive Director. He/she must be capable of functioning independently within all areas ...

  • ST. LOUIS, MO – The Materials Technology Institute (MTI) is pleased to announce the hire of Kevin Ganschow as an Associate Director (AD). Ganschow has a history of participation as a member of MTI. He served as the Designated Representative for Chevron for a number of years, as well as a Project Champion ...

  • What to Expect at the Upcoming MTI Global Solutions Symposium: Are you ready for the upcoming MTI Global Solutions Symposium March 1-3 in Orlando, Florida? There are already 35 exhibitors and more than 100 attendees registered across the Specialty & Commodity Chemicals, Oil & Gas, Mining, ...

  • Piping systems and circuits have been used for many years to organize effective piping inspection programs. Piping incidents have been a concern in the process industries for many years. Circuitizing piping improves inspection effectiveness. The process for developing circuits will be described. It is ...

  • Q: Please introduce yourselves and describe your role at your companies. Meghan: My name is Meghan Oaks. I am a Senior Material Engineer at BASF. I am responsible for supporting all our sites within North America with their materials related issues: failure analysis, material selection, corrosion ...

  • Highest concentration of Materials SME's in the CPI at any meeting all year Keynote Keith Couch, Honeywell, on "Refinery of the future – Securing a Future through Integration" Technical track dedicated to Safety/Maintenance/Reliability, featuring presentations on MIC Corrosion, DSS and many ...

  • The Materials Technology Institute ( MTI) is seeking candidates for Associate Director. The Associate Director (AD) reports to the Executive Director. This individual must be capable of functioning independently within areas of responsibility while keeping the Executive Director informed. Weekly ...

  • In the Canadian oil sands industry, the bitumen-containing sand is mixed with water, and the resultant slurry is transported through pipelines. Due to the abrasive nature of solid particles in the slurry (slurry can contain solid particles up to five inches in size), pipeline wear has been a major issue. ...