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Design for Manufacturability Part 1: Powder Metal Parts & SMCs

Powder metallurgy has grown increasingly popular for the fabrication of complex-yet-reliable components. But what if we told you there was a nearly entirely different ...
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3 Advantages & Disadvantages of Additive Manufacturing Process Vs. PM

Sometimes manufacturing moves faster than its customers. Methods of manufacturing metal powder that seemed unthinkable a decade ago are now suddenly part of the ...
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Electric Motor Design 101: Choosing a Best-Fit Material

The design of an electrical machine is difficult at best. It’s always a compromise between manufacturability and performance.
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Prototyping Motor Components With Soft Magnetic Composite Materials

In metal components production, prototyping is often a necessary evil so you can evolve your engineering design and, eventually, get the best final product possible. 
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Electric Motor Core Material: Steel Laminate vs Soft Magnetic Powder

Vehicles are filled with motors -- and the number continues to climb. More motors means more performance demands. And that means more research is necessary to identify ...
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Somaloy 700: Electromagnetic Component Design Optimized at Last

Powder metal does more than you might think -- if you’ve got the right material. Knowing the strengths and subtleties of each material process can make your product ...
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SMCs Are Changing Cooling System Design in Electric Vehicles & More

Large cooling fan assemblies meant to cool electric motors consume a lot of energy and space. There’s a need for new solutions for electric motor designs that offer ...
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INFOGRAPHIC: Powder Metallurgy Process Flow Chart

The process for making a powder metal part is often overlooked in terms of how much it impacts the finished product. It’s a shame, because how powder parts are made is ...
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Sintering Process for Powder Metallurgy | Advantages & Disadvantages

At this point, we all know that powder metallurgy can make small, complex parts for a variety of industries, including: Electric motors  HVAC Automotive Firearms Lawn ...
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Sinter Bonding & Brazing for Enhanced Shape Making

Powder metallurgy (PM) is a highly unique and nuanced process, even down to the joining of parts. While welding is the obvious choice for many manufacturing processes, ...
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