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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Publié sur 9/6/2018
Catégories: Insider tips

The buyer's guide to vacuum furnaces: 10 things to know #2

We continue our journey to discover the basic elements of a vacuum treatment furnace.

The heat is our job, and we explain how not to be confused between points of heat dispersion and the yielding of heat during shutdown.
No more doubts with this small but exhaustive guide to vacuum technology.

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The buyer's guide to vacuum furnaces: 10 things to know #1

What are the elements that contribute to the development and perfect functioning of a vacuum furnace?

Do not be intimidated by the size of the topic: we will proceed gradually, I will address the topic by stages to help you read and understand.
This is the first of two articles...

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Publié sur 6/11/2018
Catégories: Insider tips

Do I really need a vacuum furnace?

Who needs a vacuum oven? Does the vacuum furnace really represent a solution capable of stimulating the achievement of company objectives?
Definitely yes, but be careful to carefully consider which parameters are priority for you. Remember that once you have gathered basic information, an interview with an expert advisor will make the difference between a rough choice and a successful long-term investment.

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Publié sur 5/10/2018
Catégories: Applications

Metal additive manufacturing and vacuum heat treatments

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is any of various processes of making three-dimensional solid objects from a digital file.
Unlike subtractive manufacturing methods that start with a solid block of material and then cut away the excess to create a finished part, additive manufacturing builds up a part (or features onto parts) layer by layer from geometry described in a 3D design model.

Discover how the additive manufacturing processing of metals makes it possible to design and build lightweight parts in real time and understand potential of heat treatments in vacuum for 3D printed parts.

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