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3 Pros and Cons of Additive Manufacturing Vs. Powder Metallurgy

Sometimes manufacturing moves faster than its customers. Technologies that seemed unthinkable a decade ago are now suddenly part of the mainstream -- or so you hear.
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History of Powder Metallurgy & Metal Powder Products - & Their Future

Today most metal powder products are produced through compaction and sintering. That hasn't always been the case, though -- just look at the ancient Egyptians.
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MPIF Standards and Tests You Should Know

Most OEMs rely on in-house mechanical engineers to create their product designs and specifications. The concern with these engineers is that most were not exposed to the ...
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You May Think Powdered Metal Parts Tooling is Expensive, But …

Those who think they know powder metal parts tooling often cite its high cost. Yet powder metal tooling is actually very competitive when you compare it to other metal ...
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Powder Metallurgy Advantages for Hand Tool and Lawn/Garden Products

Competition is fierce in the expanding hand tool and lawn & garden products industries. As an engineer or purchasing agent for these industries, are there enough ...
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CHART: Permeability of Popular Iron Powder Types

This article -- and this chart -- are a look at magnetic permeability. “Permeability” refers to how easily a material can be magnetized. If you’re having an issue ...
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Beginner's Look at High-Temperature Sintered Parts

Sintered parts start out as powder compacts, sometimes referred to as “green” parts. Heating these in a furnace -- a process known as sintering -- bonds the powder ...
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5 Major Trends in Automotive Technology

The automotive industry and powder metallurgy are synonymous with each other. Like (most) other industries today, the auto industry continues to push the envelope in ...
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Powder Metal Materials: A Visual Flow Chart of Possibilities

About 80% of the powder metal industry -- and its customers -- are stuck in an old set of technologies and can generate certain component performance numbers. But if you ...
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Education, Tech Key to Future of Powder Metal Suppliers & Customers

Manufacturers, engineers, and purchasers are slowly becoming aware of the expanded benefits of modern powdered metal manufacturing. Beyond the cost savings commonly ...
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