Powder Metallurgy

Achieve knowledge in powder metallurgy (PM) for producing solid metal components from metal powders by compaction and sintering.
Published on 6/15/2017
Categories: Applications

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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Published on 11/25/2016
Categories: Aerospace

Diffusion bonding of titanium: The Definitive Guide

Advanced engineering components require not only better materials but also new joining or welding processes. Recently, diffusion bonding has become a viable process in the fabrication of structural hardware or fluid and gas flow devices for aerospace and electronic industries. This technology heats and applies pressure on joint materials and uses molecular diffusion to bond them. This means that the resulting joint has properties similar or equal to the parent materials. The process has the ability to produce high quality titanium joints so that neither metallurgical discontinuities nor porosity exist across the interface.

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