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Applications for DC & AC Motor Stators

Modern powder metal (PM) components first appeared in self-lubricating bearings and Lionel Train wheels. But the powder metallurgy process has evolved, just as DC and AC ...
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Motor Weight Reduction Via Powder Metallurgy Materials

Weight is a concern in just about every metal-based product today. Notably, cars have been on a strict diet for years now, and powder metallurgy materials have had an ...
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5 Things to Tell Your Powder Metallurgy Supplier About Your Design NOW

Powder metallurgy (PM) is increasing in popularity for both magnetic and structural  applications. But no matter how many design proposals come across the desk of a PM ...
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8 Common Secondary Operations in Powder Metallurgy

Making components through powder metallurgy is an exercise in trimming the fat. Its ability to create a net shape part means you can skip some -- or all -- secondary ...
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Sizing in Powder Metallurgy: Ensure a Net Shape Part

Sintering is a wonderful way to improve part properties via powder metallurgy (PM). But like any other manufacturing process, it’s not perfect. A component that goes ...
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COMPONENT SPOTLIGHT: Improve Solenoid Response Time With Sintering

Some industries are constantly addressing the need for more speed, and electromagnetics is no different. Specifically, solenoid response time seems to be a sticking ...
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Powder Metallurgy Vs. Stamping: Advantages & Disadvantages

Stamping has produced pieces from cold sheet metal for hundreds of years. In contrast, the powder metallurgy process is even older and involves temperatures that reach ...
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Powder Metallurgy Vs. Machining: Advantages & Disadvantages

All manufacturing processes and technologies have their share of pros and cons. Yet, when it comes to powder metallurgy, few processes have changed for the better in a ...
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Decoding Hysteresis Loss in DC Motors With the BH Magnetization Curve

Looking for the right material and process for your metal project? You can learn a great deal about the properties of a ferromagnetic material by studying its magnetic ...
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Is Powder Metallurgy a Green Technology? Here Are 3 Facts to Prove It

Powder metallurgy is a manufacturing process that’s a leading candidate for both prototype and end-use parts across an increasing range of industries. More design ...
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