Author: Alessia Paraviso

An introduction to powder metallurgy

Powder metallurgy is a cost effective way to create customised, strong and durable metal components for a huge range of industrial uses.
Learn about how powder metallurgy works and choose the right metal manufacturing solution for any industrial challenge.

This article provides a brief introduction to the various powder metallurgy techniques, including vacuum sintering and additive manufacturing. It suggests a few of the major benefits of implementing powder metallurgy, as well as some contemporary uses of the technique which could provide inspiration for future applications.

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Published on 4/6/2018
Categories: Maintenance

Save time and money with vacuum furnace maintenance #2

Unexpected breakdown could bring operations to a halt. While there is no arguing with the fact that fixing something as soon as it breaks is important, what many people may not realize is that there are high costs associated with working in reactive mode. On the other hand, a proactive approach keeps your vacuum furnaces serviced and in working order through preventive and predictive maintenance. In particular, predictive maintenance (PdM) can help you make your furnaces more reliable and predictable through continuous monitoring and data analytics for mechanical and electrical conditions, operational efficiency and other performance indicators.

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Published on 2/6/2018
Categories: Maintenance

Save time and money with vacuum furnace maintenance #1

Like any other machine, your vacuum furnace can and will wear down over time – and if those little issues aren’t addressed, they can turn into big problems that require expensive future repairs or even furnace replacement. The way to keep your system running well for decades to come is to invest in regular preventative maintenance up front. Don't leave a potential disaster just waiting to happen! Learn how corrective maintenance can end up costing you more in the long run.

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Published on 12/13/2017
Categories: Aerospace
Tags: Nadcap

Why do I need Nadcap for my heat-treating processes?

Quality is a crucial procurement consideration for companies in the aerospace and aviation industries. This is especially true for special processes and heat treating parts. Nadcap is an industry-managed approach to conformity assessment that brings together technical experts to establish requirements for accreditation, accredit suppliers and define operational program requirements. This results in a standardized approach to quality assurance.

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Published on 11/16/2017
Categories: Applications

TAV goes to Venice Biennale: new materials to design the future

“Material” is the critical component that determines whether a product works as planned, or fails. Over the last 50 years there has been an explosion of new materials that today’s engineers have been experimenting with. The key challenge is to raise the sustainability and performance level of products. By adopting an unusual, artistic approach, TAV VACUUM FURNACES encourages you to reflect on new materials, and it does so with Biennale Arte in Venice.

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