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Powder Metallurgy Design Considerations: 8 Tooling Do's & Don'ts

  • Horizon Technology
  • 05.30.2019
  • Tooling
The tools you use to create something are just as important as the “something” itself. That’s true in life, and it’s true with powder metal tooling.
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4 Advances in Powder Metallurgy Technology Customers Must Know

Powder metallurgy technology has come a long way. While some sectors have stalled in the last few decades, the more thrill-seeking of us suppliers and customers are ...
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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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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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Machining Powder Metal Parts: Rarely Necessary, Usually a Pain

Producing metal parts by machining is inherently wasteful. Your vendor expends energy turning metal into chips, which get scrapped and perhaps remelted. Clearly, a net ...
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