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Terves and Powdermet enjoy ‘awarding; year

Published by David Bizley, Editor – Oilfield Technology Oilfield Technology, Friday, 11 November 2016 16:30 Terves and its parent company Powdermet are looking at 2017 with renewed optimism thanks in great part to the accolades they’ve received this past year, and due to the new developments they are bringing to market for 2017. In the […]

Terves Dissolvables Featured in Upstream Technology – The International Oil & Gas Newspaper

Downhole completion tools that disintegrate on prolonged contact with wellbore fluids or at certain temperatures save time and money by reducing post-frack steps. Jennifer Pallanich finds out about the evolution of dissolvable technology and some big ideas for new ways to apply it. View PDF article: Terves featured in Upstream Technology (PDF, 2 MB – […]

Lightweight, High-Strength Nanocomposite Magnesium for Radiators

New material offers an exceptional balance of properties and cost. Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama The next generation of radiators will be designed using a composite with the combination of the lowest density, highest thermal conductivity, and highest strength. A scalable, low-cost process was developed to advance state-of-the-art metal matrix thermal conductors to reach a […]

Terves commercializing second-generation disintegrating frac balls

Terves reports rapid commercialization of second-generation disintegrating frac balls EUCLID, Ohio — Terves Inc. announced that more than 500 of its second-generation TervAlloy engineered disintegrating frac balls have been successfully deployed in horizontal frac completions in North America since their introduction in late 2014. These new, lower-cost and higher strength metallic tools are easier to […]

A critical market sector: Downhole composites in oil and gas

Tremendous secrecy and non-disclosure has kept this profitable composites application out of the spotlight, while it has enabled the current shale oil energy boom. The U.S. has experienced an unprecedented onshore energy boom over the past decade that has brought the country nearly to energy-independence. Much of that boom has been the result of a […]

Video: Terves – 2014 NorTech Innovation Award Winner

Terves – 2014 NorTech Innovation Award Winner. Terves is developing metal tools and components that, based on changes in their environment, can disappear, change shape, absorb or deliver energy, or explode. Imagine a metal that can withstand pressures of up to 20,000 ksi and then suddenly disintegrates with a change in pH, temperature or pressure.