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Powdered Metal: What’s the Difference Between Sintering and Melting?

If you’re new to powder metallurgy or aren’t involved in the design process, the difference between sintering and melting can be hard to find. 
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Electrical Switchgear Parts Design Guide: 6 Bright Ideas

The #1 priority of any design involving electricity should be user safety.
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CHART: Asterisks & Advantages of Powder Metallurgy Vs. Other Methods

Manufacturers are always looking for an advantage. Often they’re comparing apples to apples, but when they really crave innovation or a more cost-effective part, they ...
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What Is Sintered Soft Magnetic Material?

You know about the ability of powder metallurgy to lower component cost. One of the other benefits of powder metallurgy (PM) is that you can tailor the material ...
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Your Powdered Metal Material Properties Expert Can Be a Game-Changer

Powder metallurgy has too much to offer to become stagnant.
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Could Sinter Bonding or Sinter Brazing Boost Your Powder Metal Part?

You may not realize it, but sinter bonding and sinter brazing are two distinct metal forming processes in powder metallurgy. Both are great techniques for optimizing ...
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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 after-work necessary. Many engineers and buyers ...
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How to Improve Magnetic Saturation in DC Motors? With Powder Metal

There’s no shortage of engineers coming to Horizon and other metal manufacturers with design issues relating to magnetism. Perhaps most interestingly, there’s a push to ...
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COMPONENT SPOTLIGHT: Bolt Action Rifle Trigger Mechanism

Welcome to our new PM Component Spotlight series!
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What Are the Best Materials for Electric Motor Design?

The design of an electrical motor is difficult at best. It’s always a compromise between manufacturability and performance.
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