Publicado em 2/6/2019
Categorias: Applications

Advanced ceramics: realizing the potential after ICACC19

Advanced ceramics are experiencing a boom. After attending ICACC19, an expo for researchers and industry professionals dedicated to the topic, we offer a peek inside the fascinating world of transparent and translucent ceramic composites.
Unlike conventional ceramics that we encounter in our daily lives, advanced ceramic materials are characterized by high purity, low porosity, and exceptionally small grain sizes.
Thanks to these properties, these materials find wide industrial and commercial application, from large machinery to highly resistant windows, to orthodontic brackets.

Vacuum sintering at extremely low pressures is the key to giving transparent ceramics their strength and translucence. Vacuum furnace sintering proves to be essential to that process.

Read more about this affordable, reliable, and exciting material and see if one of its many applications can transform your own production processes!

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Metal Injection Molding vs. Binder Jetting #1

MIM is a mature technology used for the large scale production of small and complex components with high precision and that not require subsequent processing.

What's the downside of Metal Injection Molding?
Are there any alternatives?

Let's take a look at a cheaper and more versatile technology, 3D Binder Jetting, analyzing pros and cons.

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Publicado em 11/15/2018
Categorias: Applications

Additive manufacturing of nickel superalloys

What are Nickel-based superalloys?
What advantages do they provide in high-performance industrial applications?

Let's see how they are used in production processes through additive manufacturing technology and what are the advantages offered by special furnaces for vacuum heat treatment, regarding the components made with 3D printing.

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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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Publicado em 9/6/2018
Categorias: 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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