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An Overview on the Properties and Testing of Metal Powders

April 23, 2020

The main purpose of powder testing is to ensure that the powder is suitable for subsequent processing. The basic properties or characteristics of powder are chemical composition and purity, particle size and its distribution, particle shape, particle porosity and particle microstructure. The secondary properties or characteristics are specific surface, apparent density, tap density, flow rate, […]

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A Quick Review on Powder Injection Moulding

April 14, 2020

Powder metallurgy is a process where fine powdered materials are pressed into a desired shape or form and then heated or sintered in a controlled atmosphere to form the final product. To date, numerous alternative processes have been deployed under powder metallurgy. One of them is the powder injection moulding process. What is the origin […]

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Advantages of Powder Metallurgy Over Die Casting

March 23, 2020

To date, there are two popular options in creating metallic parts and materials. One of the options is powder metallurgy. It is a metal-forming technology that uses powders as raw materials. These materials are formed into a determined space and dimensions and then sintered at high temperature. The process powder metallurgy can significantly decrease the […]

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The Differences Between Sintering and Melting Powdered Metals

March 13, 2020

If you are into the industry of metal fabrication, you might know some processes behind it. One kind of metal fabrication is powder metallurgy, which is the production of materials or components out of metal powders. Sintering is exclusive to powder metallurgy when it comes to metal fabrication. Melting, on the other hand, is the […]

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Common Powder Metallurgy Parts and Their Markets

February 28, 2020

Different manufacturers have been producing numerous metal parts and components out of powder metallurgy processes. Powder metallurgy is a technique that involves the compression of elemental metallic powder into the desired shape. Consequently, the compressed metallic powder is then heated at a temperature below its melting point. The parts out of powder metallurgy can fall […]

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