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What's the Most Durable Powder Metallurgy Material?

When considering the composition and design of a component for a new product -- or a redesigned one -- you probably have a certain attribute you’re prioritizing above ...
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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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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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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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What Is Prealloyed Powder Metal?

In the highly competitive parts production world, engineers and purchasers search for low-cost alternatives that can stand up to the wear and tear of rugged use. The ...
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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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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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