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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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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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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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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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History of Powder Metallurgy & Metal Powder Products - & Their Future

Today most metal powder products are produced through compaction and sintering. That hasn't always been the case, though -- just look at the ancient Egyptians.
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Beginner's Look at High-Temperature Sintered Parts

Sintered parts start out as powder compacts, sometimes referred to as “green” parts. Heating these in a furnace -- a process known as sintering -- bonds the powder ...
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Can You Weld Powder Metal Parts?

Powder metal parts have become a major component in numerous applications thanks to their balance of tensile strength and ductility, low cost, corrosion resistance, ...
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