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Meet Your New Go-to for Cashing in on Powder Metallurgy’s Advantages

Education and technology are the bridge that should connect powder metallurgy companies with design engineers looking to gain a competitive edge. Those two goals revolve ...
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Design Considerations for Powder Metallurgy: Magnetic Resistivity

Engineers designing for AC electrical applications are probably familiar with the concept of resistivity. Engineers consider resistivity in their electrical device ...
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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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Design Considerations for Powder Metallurgy: Overcoming Tolerances

  • Horizon Technology
  • 04.09.2019
  • Design
For engineers and purchasers interested in a switch from traditional machined parts to powder metal (PM) parts for their next project, there’s often one hangup. Can you ...
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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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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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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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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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