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Powdered Metal: What’s the Difference Between Sintering and Melting?

If you’re new to powder metallurgy or aren’t involved in the design process, the difference between sintering and melting can be hard to find. 
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COMPONENT SPOTLIGHT: Electrical Lamination + SMC Powder Metal Part

Welcome back to our PM Component Spotlight series, where we ID ideal components for metal powder manufacturing. 
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Electrical Switchgear Parts Design Guide: 6 Bright Ideas

The #1 priority of any design involving electricity should be user safety.
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CHART: Asterisks & Advantages of Powder Metallurgy Vs. Other Methods

Manufacturers are always looking for an advantage. Often they’re comparing apples to apples, but when they really crave innovation or a more cost-effective part, they ...
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What Is Sintered Soft Magnetic Material?

You know about the ability of powder metallurgy to lower component cost. One of the other benefits of powder metallurgy (PM) is that you can tailor the material ...
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Friction Stir Welding Materials: Are Powder Metal Parts an Option?

When you think of all the ways to join metals, friction stir welding probably isn’t the first thing that pops into your head. This is especially true if you use powder ...
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Your Powdered Metal Material Properties Expert Can Be a Game-Changer

Powder metallurgy has too much to offer to become stagnant.
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Could Sinter Bonding or Sinter Brazing Boost Your Powder Metal Part?

You may not realize it, but sinter bonding and sinter brazing are two distinct metal forming processes in powder metallurgy. Both are great techniques for optimizing ...
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8 Common Secondary Operations in Powder Metallurgy

Making components through powder metallurgy is an exercise in trimming the fat. Its ability to create a net shape part means you can skip some -- or all -- secondary ...
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Advantages of Powder Metallurgy Vs. Die Casting

When order volume exceeds a few dozen, process economics dictate a near-net shape manufacturing process with little after-work necessary. Many engineers and buyers ...
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