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When Is Soft Magnetic Composite NOT Ideal for Powder Metal Components?

  • Horizon Technology
  • 11.30.2018
  • Design
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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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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Advantages of Powder Metallurgy Vs. Die Casting

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 ...
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3 Cases Where Powder Metal Was a Better Manufacturing Process

Cost. Performance. Efficiency. All terms that are thrown around by those looking to perfect their metal manufacturing process. Yet we could give you so many case studies ...
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What Is Magnetic Hysteresis & How Does It Impact Powder Metallurgy?

Looking for the right material and process for your metal project? You can learn a great deal about the properties of a material by studying its magnetic hysteresis loop.
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Powdered Metal Manufacturing Benefits for Your Industry

Manufacturers in a wide range of industries are showing greater interest in using powder metal manufacturing to replace some of the components made in more traditional ...
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VIDEOS: Horizon Trigger Assembly Fires up Winchester Model 70

The Winchester Model 70 gun trigger assembly is genius in its simplicity and user-friendly design. And it comes straight from the unique mindset of powdered metallurgy. ...
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CHARTS: Hysteresis & Eddy Current Loss -- SMCs Vs. Steel Lamination

Have you ever wished you had superpowers that could stop both hysteresis and eddy current loss in a project that demanded high magnetic performance?
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Viscous Fan Drive System Relies on Horizon Flux Ring

Viscous fan drives may not be well known, but they provide a great service to engines -- while helping drivers save on fuel and maintenance costs. Horizon's flux ring is ...
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What’s a Net Shape Part, & Why Should You Use Powder Metal to Get One?

Many people working with small components have heard the term “near net shape” thrown around. This term refers to when a vendor can, with its primary process, ...
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