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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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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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How Are Metal Powders Made? Step 1 of the Powder Metallurgy Process

When most people think of the metal-making process, they picture a stream of molten metal pouring into a mold -- it makes a nice visual for films and commercials. But ...
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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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Glossary of Metalworking Terms in Powder Metallurgy

Powder metal, and powder metallurgy, have special materials and processes that make it stand apart from traditional and other machining processes. This truth applies to ...
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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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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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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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