September 11, 2019
YASA, Oxford, UK, a manufacturer of axial-flux electric motors and controllers for hybrid and pure electric vehicles has announced the closing of an £18 million funding round. The new funding is expected»
September 11, 2019
Osterwalder AG, Lyss, Switzerland, has launched a new 80 kN electric powder press. Capable of up to forty strokes per minute, the new SP 80 is said to be ideal for the production of ISO inserts and similar parts»
September 10, 2019
Miba Steeltec, a segment of Miba Friction Group, has broken ground on an expansion to its site in Vráble, Slovakia. The company is investing approximately €10 million into the project, which is expected to enlarge»
September 9, 2019
Plansee USA LLC, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA, the North American division of Austria's Plansee Group, celebrates its eightieth anniversary this year. The company was founded as American Electro Metal Corp»
India produced a total of 31 million vehicles last year, including passenger and commercial vehicles as well as three and two-wheelers, making it the fourth largest automotive manufacturer in the world. Domestic sales and exports are increasing year-on-year, with the country offering huge potential for growth.
The domestic market for sintered components is growing at a CAGR of 22%, with many businesses reporting further investment and new product lines. In this review, Kadambari Gopinath, Fluidtherm Technology, reports on the current state of India’s automotive market and provides an insight into the country’s growing PM industry.
There are many applications in the automotive sector where the use of Powder Metallurgy offers numerous advantages over other metal working processes. From reduced manufacturing costs to improved properties and unique material characteristics, Powder Metallurgy can be used to produce a wide range of automotive components. Over recent years, many of these parts have been the recipient of industry awards, and in this article, Dr David Whittaker highlights a number of the winning parts to showcase the potential for PM in the automotive sector.
In order to establish a better understanding of the use of PM components in modern automobiles, a team of engineers from Höganäs AB recently stripped back three new vehicles to their component parts. As well as discovering the exact content of PM in each vehicle, the team were able to identify numerous components that could easily be converted to PM.