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H.C. Starck Inc. - Fabricated Products Group - Tungsten, Molybdenum, Tantalum Aviation & Defense

Molybdenum, Tungsten, and Tantalum for Aviation & Defense

As aircraft turbine engines seek greater efficiency, their designs necessitate robust materials that withstand extreme mechanical and thermal stress.

H.C. Starck provides not only Molybdenum-based metal dies to forge the precision fan blades and rotors, but also the high performance powders to coat them pr... (read more)

H.C. Starck Inc. - Fabricated Products Group - Tungsten Alloys for Cancer Treatment

H.C. Starck’s tungsten alloys as critical components in radiotherapy cancer treatment, where radiation shielding and precision are required to effectively target and destroy cancer while preserving normal cells. (read more)

H.C. Starck Inc. - Fabricated Products Group - Tungsten Plate, Sheet, and Foil

H.C. Starck offers the only production facility which tension rolls Tungsten. Tungsten mill products available from H.C. Starck include plate, sheet, and foil with many options on width, length and thickness. Pure Tungsten flat rolled products are fabricated from pressed and sintered powder metallurgy ingot and are rolled to a wide range of plate, sheet, and foil thicknesses. (read more)

H.C. Starck Inc. - Fabricated Products Group - Molybdenum for Metal Injection

H.C. Starck offers superior furnace products from molybdenum and tungsten pure and alloyed materials including TZM and MoLa (molybdenum-lanthana). (read more)

H.C. Starck Inc. - Fabricated Products Group - 3D Printing with Molybdenum and Tungsten Metals

H.C. Starck and Rapid Prototype and Manufacturing (rp+m) print 3D parts from refractory metals tungsten, molybdenum, tantalum and niobium. H.C. Starck’s additive manufacturing products include 3D lead-free parts for collimators and anti-scatter grids as components of CT scanners, SPECT and gamma cameras. (read more)

H.C. Starck Inc. - Fabricated Products Group - Spherical Powders for Additive Manufacturing

H.C. Starck offers spheroidized molybdenum, tantalum, niobium, and tungsten powders with tailored chemistry and particle size distribution in pure and alloyed powder forms for additive manufacturing. (read more)

H.C. Starck Inc. - Fabricated Products Group - Tungsten Alloys for Nuclear Medicine

H.C. Starck’s fabricated products enable nuclear medicine and molecular imaging to absorb X-ray and gamma radiation to provide safer diagnostic and therapeutic treatment. H.C. Starck’s tungsten alloy components are utilized in gamma cameras, PET scanners, brachytherapy, and the handling of radioactive isotopes. (read more)

H.C. Starck Inc. - Fabricated Products Group - Molybdenum and Tungsten for Hot Runner Nozzle

Injection mold nozzle parts fabricated from H.C. Starck’s TZM and tungsten alloys are utilized in hot runner nozzles. Plastic injection molding applications employ hot runner nozzles in hot runner systems for a variety of applications such as automotive, electronics, industrial, medical, packaging, sports and recreation, where plastic components are required. (read more)

H.C. Starck Inc. - Fabricated Products Group - Molybdenum and Tungsten for Nuclear Fuel Process

H.C. Starck’s products help to chemically separate and recover fissionable plutonium from irradiated nuclear fuel has changed dramatically based on today’s requirements for nuclear fuel production. Zirconium and uranium raw materials can be easily and safely converted into finished components for nuclear fuel production. (read more)

H.C. Starck Inc. - Fabricated Products Group - Niobium and Tantalum for Superconductors

H.C. Starck supplies niobium (Nb) and tantalum (Ta) sheet and rod for low temperature superconductor (LTS) wire manufacturing requiring cryogenic cooling. We provide extrusion services for extruding large diameter wire bundles for final redrawing by the customer. (read more)

News articles and press releases for H.C. Starck Inc. - Fabricated Products Group:

05/11/2017

Greg Matula of H.C. Starck, was awarded the distinguished “Member of the Heat Treatment Forum Hall of Excellence” on April 26 at the 2017 Heat Treatment Forum & Expo in Wroclaw, Poland.

04/05/2017

H.C. Starck, one of the leading manufacturers of customer-specific powders and components made from technology metals and advanced ceramics, expects to see a sustained recovery of its core markets in the 2017 fiscal year.

01/26/2017

H.C. Starck, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of technology metals and advanced ceramics, has once again received certification for processing of “conflict-free” tantalum raw materials – the sixth year in a row the company has done so.

09/13/2016

Featured will be H.C. Starck’s high purity molybdenum (Mo) and premium molybdenum-zirconium (MoZr) electrodes available with conventional threads and custom tapered threads. To protect the electrodes, we offer oxidation resistant coatings.

05/30/2016

H.C. Starck, one of the leading manufacturers of customer-specific powders and components made of technology metals and technical ceramics, performed well in 2015 despite a difficult market environment.

05/18/2016

Dr. Engelbert Heimes, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, temporarily assumes position

05/12/2016

H.C. Starck's Surface Technology and Ceramic Powders Division and abcr GmbH, an experienced distributor of chemical products, proudly look back upon 15 years of successful collaboration.

05/12/2016

H.C. Starck announces its investment in state-of-the-art processing capabilities to manufacture specialized refractory metal powders for additive manufacturing.

04/05/2016

H.C. Starck is pleased to exhibit at Metal Japan 2016 in Tokyo, Japan, April 6-8, at the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition center. On display are products featuring H.C. Starck‘s fabrication capabilities utilizing its pure and alloyed technology metals.

03/30/2016

H.C. Starck is pleased to announce its partnership with the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Center for Heat Treating Excellence. H.C. Starck has a wealth of research, technical knowledge, and experience in technology metals.

03/18/2016

H.C. Starck’s sputtering products offer a glimpse into the latest innovative pure and alloyed sputtering materials, as well as bonding capabilities for flat panel, touch sensor, photovoltaic, and semiconductor applications.

01/19/2016

H.C. Starck, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of technology metals and advanced ceramics, has received certification for processing “conflict-free” tantalum raw materials for the fifth time in a row.

12/09/2015

H.C. Starck, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of technology metals and advanced ceramics, has published an updated Sustainability Report that includes the relevant information for the 2014 fiscal year.

10/16/2015

H.C. Starck’s products are fabricated for a wide range of applications including vacuum, sintering, annealing, brazing, MIM and other high temperature applications for OEMs, end-users, and aftermarket manufacturers.

08/25/2015

H.C. Starck discusses the demands of the mobile device market on touch screen technology, and how their specialty alloys for sputtering targets help to improve the performance and reliability of touch screen devices.

08/24/2015

H.C. Starck‘s hottest new sputtering alloys for Touch Panel applications are on display at the Touch Taiwan 2015. H.C. Starck has developed innovative thin film materials for touch panel to support next generation mobile, automotive and display products.

07/27/2015

H.C. Starck’s Fabricated Products Division received the 2014 Boeing Performance Excellence Award in recognition of H.C. Starck’s superior supplier performance during the performance period from Oct. 1, 2013 to Sept. 30, 2014.

07/06/2015

H.C. Starck is a certified processor of “conflict-free” tungsten raw materials by the Conflict Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), a joint effort by the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI).

06/10/2015

H.C. Starck is turning up the heat at Thermprocess 2015 in Dusseldorf, Germany, June 16-20 with fabricated products from Mo, W, Ta, Nb and their alloys for vacuum heat treating, sintering, annealing, brazing, and all high temperature furnace applications.

06/09/2015

H.C. Starck’s Ultra 76 Plus Tantalum alloy combats aggressive, hazardous chemical corrosion in hot concentrated acid applications and will be on display at ACHEMA 2015, Frankfurt, Germany, June 15-19, Hall 5.1, Stand D50.

06/08/2015

H.C. Starck has acquired a minority stake in one of Sweden’s most innovative start-ups, Metasphere Technology for the production of spherical metal powders, a material in high demand in growth industries such as additive manufacturing.

05/26/2015

H.C. Starck’s Nb and Ta materials introduced at the Cryogenics and Superconductivity Conference Japan 2015 in Japan, May 27-29. Our materials are tailor-made for low temperature superconductor (LTS) wire manufacturing where cryogenic cooling is required.

05/19/2015

Dr. Marc Abouaf, H.C. Starck Director of R&D presented a technical paper on the “Effects of Silicon Addition on Drawability of Niobium Sheet” at INTERTECH 2015 in Indianapolis which discussed the advantages of H.C. Starck’s niobium for synthetic diamonds.

05/16/2015

H.C. Starck discusses how their molybdenum and tungsten metal, composite and laminate products are used in thermal management applications in the power and transportation industry.

05/15/2015

H.C. Starck leads the technology metals industry with engineered materials for the power semiconductor and thermal management industries to support migration to increased miniaturization of electronic components that require rapid cooling to be effective.

05/14/2015

In this interview, Cristian Cretu from H.C. Starck Fabricated Products talks about how refractory metals like niobium and tantalum can be used in superconducting applications, and how H.C. Starck apply their expertise in this field.

03/17/2015

H.C. Starck's sputtering alloys for Touch Screen applications include MoNb targets to sputter thin films for barrier, capping and conducting layers, and MoW targets for forming gate and touch sensor layers for TFT- LTPS and in-cell type touch panels.

03/16/2015

In this interview, Douglas Hardy from H.C. Starck talks about how their molybdenum and tungsten metal, composite and laminate products are used in thermal management applications in the power industry.

03/02/2015

H.C. Starck announced that its tantalum supply chain has been declared free of “conflict minerals” by Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) as part of the Conflict Free Smelter Program (CFSP).

01/20/2015

H.C. Starck discusses the benefits of H.C. Starck's spun molybdenum crucibles for growing sapphire crystals for touchscreen applications.

12/10/2014

It is not as much the expansion to new applications that has driven the demand for refractory metals in medical equipment as it is the increase in cancer detection with their unique properties they are used in a large variety of medical devices.

12/03/2014

H.C. Starck and Rapid Prototype and Manufacturing (rp+m) announce an agreement to develop advanced, innovative products using the latest 3D printing and technology metal manufacturing.

11/13/2014

H.C. Starck has reached a settlement agreement in an ongoing patent infringement complaint with Ningxia Orient Tantalum Industry Co., Ltd.. The settlement is highly favorable for H.C. Starck to protect the company's intellectual property.

10/16/2014

H.C. Starck addresses the rapid growth in furnace production with its high temperature materials and fabricated components engineered for furnace applications on display at the Heat Treatment Congress 2014 in Cologne, Germany, October 22-24.

09/08/2014

AZoM interviews David Alvord from H.C. Starck talks about their refractory metal forging and extrusion capabilities, and how that benefits their customers.

09/08/2014

H.C. Starck discusses their refractory metal forging and extrusion capabilities, and how that benefits their customers.

09/05/2014

In this interview, David Alvord from H.C. Starck talks about their refractory metal forging and extrusion capabilities, and how that benefits their customers.

09/01/2014

H.C. Starck, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of technology metals and advanced ceramics, has published an updated Sustainability Report that includes the relevant information for the 2013 fiscal year.

05/28/2014

H.C. Starck announced that its Fabricated Products Division has received a 2013 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. H.C. Starck maintained a Silver composite performance rating for the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2013.

04/03/2014

H.C. Starck, one of the leading manufacturers of customer-specific powders and components made from technology metals and advanced ceramics, experienced a challenging fiscal year in 2013.

02/20/2014

H.C. Starck announces the launch of a new technical symposium “Tantalum in Anti-Corrosion Applications” (TaCORR) dedicated to the application of tantalum in the chemical processing industry.

02/19/2014

Two colors have been added to the successful product line of highly translucent zirconium oxide blanks made of STARCERAM® Z-Med TransColour zirconium oxide. Produced exclusively in Germany according to the highest quality standards.

02/19/2014

H.C. Starck announces a new technical symposium “Tantalum in Anti-Corrosion Applications” to be held at the Hotel Contessa in San Antonio, Texas on Monday, March 10th from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

01/28/2014

H.C. Starck’s Newton, MA site has been awarded Industry Week’s 2013 Best Plants. The award demonstrates H.C. Starck’s manufacturing excellence and its outstanding team who delivered extraordinary results.

12/02/2013

As of December 1, 2013, Edmar Allitsch will join the Executive Board of the H.C. Starck group. In his function, he will lead the company’s Tungsten, Surface Technology as well as Ceramic Powders business.

10/09/2013

H.C. Starck, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of technology metals and advanced ceramics, is publishing its first sustainability report, thus strengthening its profile as responsible corporate citizen in the specialty chemicals industry.

09/16/2013

H.C. Starck participated in the ASM Materials Camp for teachers, the first ever held in New England at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston.

07/29/2013

H.C. Starckand Nui Phao Mining Company (“Nui Phao”) Masan Group Corporation (HOSE: MSN, “Masan Group”), have announced the signing of definitive agreements to establish a joint venture for the production of value-added tungsten chemicals in Vietnam.

07/08/2013

H.C. Starck announced today that its tantalum supply chain has been declared free of “conflict minerals” for a third consecutive year following an independent audit.

04/25/2013

H.C. Starck announces that it has been chosen by ARC Energy to supply hot zones and furnace components fabricated from high performance technology metals for ARC Energy’s CHES furnaces.

03/20/2013

H.C. Starck, one of the leading manufacturers of customer-specific powders and components made from technology metals and advanced ceramics, has sustained its position in 2012 despite a more difficult market environment.

03/01/2013

H.C. Starck Euclid, Ohio was selected as one of eight winners of this year’s 2013 Evolution of Manufacturing Award presented by Smart Business Magazine. H.C. Starck Euclid has won this award for the third straight year.

11/12/2012

H.C. Starck Ceramics to introduce a newly developed electroconductive silicon nitride (Si3N4) compound, which can be processed using electrical discharge machining (EDM), during the hybridica 2012 in Munich, Germany.

10/02/2012

H.C. Starck, one of the leading manufacturers of technology metals and advanced ceramics, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Ningxia Nonferrous Metals Import and Export Corporation in the United States.

08/14/2012

Jiangxi Rare Metals Tungsten Group Holding Co. Ltd. (JXTC) and H.C. Starck celebrated groundbreaking ceremony for production plant of joint venture with over 500 guests in City of Ganzhou.

07/25/2012

Dr. Michael Fooken will take over the research and development activities for the H.C. Starck Group in Goslar (Germany) on September 1, 2012.

07/09/2012

Developed in Germany, manufactured in Japan: CS Energy Materials joint venture started production of cathode materials for high performance lithium-ion batteries.

06/12/2012

H.C. Starck’s tungsten alloy products used in aerospace applications are on display at Marine Week Cleveland. H.C. Starck’s diverse product portfolio provides state-of-the-art, innovative solutions for fixed and rotary wing aircraft designs.

05/31/2012

H.C. Starck’s tantalum supply chain is certified free of “conflict minerals” for a 2nd consecutive year by \Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) – Conflict-Free Smelter (CFS) Validation Program.

03/23/2012

H.C. Starck achieved sustainable profitable growth in 2011. Worldwide, H.C. Starck’s sales grew by 28% to 883.2 million Euros from 689.3 million Euros in 2010. Also operating profit grew significantly compared to the year before.

03/19/2012

Innovative thinking creates a sharp and brilliant vision for the future with OLED technology. The rapid growth of OLED screens in the flat panel display (FPD) industry punctuates the increased need for high tech materials.

03/14/2012

Ultra 76 tantalum alloy, a corrosion-resistant tantalum material for hot concentrated acid applications, is on display at NACE CORROSION 2012, Salt Lake City, UT, March 12-15, Booth 816.

03/02/2012

Going “green” wins H.C. Starck the Evolution of Manufacturing Award. H.C. Starck’s materials contribute to energy efficiencies in electronic devices, fuel efficiency of airplanes, power electric cars, and “green” energy generation by solar panels.

12/21/2011

H.C. Starck Group Executive Board expands with John van Put, Advanced Metals and Ceramic Powders (AMCP), and Dmitry Shashkov, Fabricated Products (FPR) joining CEO Andreas Meier and CFO Ludger Heuberg to support H.C. Starck’s future profitable growth.

11/01/2011

An expert in technical ceramics, Carsten Rußner will successfully develop and expand H.C. Starck’s Ceramics internationally. He held positions in R&D, Production Technology and Planning, Process Innovation, Systems Technology, and Business Development.

10/31/2011

H.C. Starck demonstrates its innovative powers with advanced technology metals targeting the accelerated growth in furnace production. Visit H.C. Starck at the upcoming 26th ASM Heat Treating Society Conference and Exposition, Cincinnati, Ohio, Nov 1–2.

10/31/2011

H.C. Starck was honored with the Oro “Gold” Award at the Annual Sandia National Laboratories Supplier Conference held October 5, 2011 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

10/07/2011

H.C. Starck’s UK facility in Calne was honored to receive the “Judges’ Special Award” at the 20th Best Factory Awards 2011 held September 30th at the Sheraton Park Lane Hotel in London.

09/20/2011

H.C. Starck and Clausthaler Umwelttechnik-Institut (Cutec) have joined forces to successfully develop a completely new generation of catalyzers and process technology for the production of substitute natural gas from biomass as a renewable energy source.

08/31/2011

H.C. Starck is proud to be a sponsor of the Welcome Reception as well as exhibitor at this year’s 26th European PV Solar Energy Exhibition, September 5-9, in Hamburg, Germany.

06/17/2011

H.C. Starck’s diverse product portfolio provides state-of-the-art, innovative solutions for Aerospace and Defense applications using its ceramic and refractory metals for complex designs in engines, airframes, warheads, and rocket nozzles.

05/18/2011

H.C. Starck and Jiangxi Rare Metals Tungsten Holding Group Co. Ltd. (JXTC), one of China’s largest tungsten mine operators, signed today two agreements in Hong Kong to form a Joint Venture to produce advanced tungsten chemicals, metal and carbide powders.

05/17/2011

Creating flexible solutions for future technologies in a rapidly changing marketplace requires creative ideas, innovation, and the right materials. H.C. Starck, a market leader and innovation driver in powder metallurgy, offers a unique product portfolio.

05/12/2011

After an excellent fiscal year 2010, H.C. Starck, one of the leading manufacturers of refractory metals and advanced ceramics, continued the positive growth in all of its business units through the first quarter of 2011 as well.

04/14/2011

With over 30 locations worldwide including the U.S., Asia, and Europe, H.C. Starck offers local support to customers and is pleased to exhibit at this year’s Society of Vacuum Coaters TechCon 2011 Exhibition, April 19-20 in Chicago, Illinois - Booth 1214.

04/08/2011

H.C. Starck has signed an agreement with AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V.’s subsidiary, CIF Mineração S.A. to purchase the vast majority of tantalum and niobium concentrates from AMG’s Brazilian MIBRA mine’s.

04/05/2011

H.C. Starck, one of the leading manufacturers of refractory metals and advanced ceramics, who uses only raw materials from ethical, non-conflict sources received certification from the independent Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC).

04/04/2011

H.C. Starck Inc., Fabricated Products site in Coldwater, Michigan receives the coveted “Sony Green Partner” certification, paving the way for H.C. Starck’s materials to be used in components for products bearing the Sony name.

03/09/2011

H.C. Starck Inc., Fabricated Products Group, a global supplier of refractory materials and fabricated products will exhibit at the upcoming NACE CORROSION 2011 in Houston, TX, March 14-17 featuring its Ultra 76 Tantalum alloy.

02/17/2011

H.C. Starck exhibits at the SNEC 5th International Solar Photovoltaic Power Expo, February 22-24, Shanghai, China and offers local presence in China, Taiwan, and Japan for the critical, rapidly increasing demand for sputtering targets and ceramic powders.

02/02/2011

H.C. Starck Inc. recently signed an agreement with Leading Edge Metals & Alloys to supply flat and round mill products for made-to-finish customer orders from West coast site for faster turnaround, lead time reduction, and improve product availability.

01/06/2011

Join H.C. Starck Inc., Fabricated Products Group at the upcoming Glasspex India 2011 exhibition in Mumbai, India, January 12-14 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Hall 6 Booth C41 where high purity molybdenum Glass Melting Electrodes will be featured.