Perfect vacuum sintering step by step #4

The process of binder removal, also referred to as debinding, is an important step before sintering. It is essential that all binder or binder residues are removed in order to ensure correct and reliable operation. Now, the question is: may the binder residues, pumped up with the process gas, affect the smooth functioning of the primary pump?

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Perfect vacuum sintering step by step #3

The processability of the metal injection moulding feedstocks depends on different parameters such as their binder composition, the powder used, the method used for their fabrication, their thermal properties. Binder removal is a critical step for producers, but a wide array of options exists for debinding.

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Perfect vacuum sintering step by step #2

From mass production to laboratory applicative research, when it comes to vacuum sintering, a number of questions can arise. I mean, doubts regarding the thermal insulation, the gas fluxing, loading and unloading operations, and so on. In this second part, I will try to solve any doubt you may have related to hot zone for vacuum sintering furnaces, the distribution of gas flow, and the use of furnace box for loading and unloading sintered parts and components.

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Perfect vacuum sintering step by step #1

Several industries rely on sintered parts and components including automotive, medical, and tools. Vacuum sintering produces consistent, bright parts with no seams, joints, or fillers. Beginning with an overview of the benefits of sintering in a vacuum, the article focuses on debinding, with regard to the decision-making process for performing or not debinding and sintering in the same furnace.

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Vacuum diffusion bonding: a true success story

Experience, innovation and customer focus are the basic components of this article on vacuum furnace diffusion bonding. Intuitive studying, based on physical concepts and technical testing, has led to an innovative solution for vacuum furnace equipment. This story has started more than 20 years ago...

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