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Powder Metal Vs. Forged Parts: Advantages & Disadvantages

Engineers, and probably purchasers too, have been comparing powder metallurgy with competing processes for a long, long time. As for powder metal parts vs. forged parts, ...
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Metal Injection Molding Vs. Powder Metallurgy the 'Old' Way

If you’ve paid any attention to the “Part of the Year” awards in powder metallurgy circles, you’ve probably noticed that metal injection molding (MIM) parts are popular ...
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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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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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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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Soft Magnetic Composite FAQs

If you’re reading this, you’re likely interested in designing and producing a more compact, higher-performance electromagnetic product. You’re in the right place -- soft ...
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When Is Soft Magnetic Composite NOT Ideal for Powder Metal Components?

Soft magnetic composite is maybe the best-kept secret in powder metallurgy. We’ve exhaustively covered the benefits it can offer vs., say, a steel lamination. But that ...
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