August 21, 2019
Sweden's Höganäs AB, is celebrating 20 years since the opening its offices in North America, following the sale of its stake in Hoeganaes Corporation and the founding of North American Höganäs»
Plansee's latest sputtering targets will feature at Taiwanese international display manufacturing event
August 20, 2019
Plansee will be showcasing its sputtering targets for flat screens, touch screens and smart glasses at the Touch Taiwan 2019 - Display International exhibition which is taking place at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition»
August 19, 2019
The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has issued a call for papers for the 2020 World Congress on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials (WorldPM2020), as well as the 2020 Additive Manufacturing»
August 19, 2019
The International Titanium Association (ITA) has issued a call for papers for the 8th annual Titanium Europe 2020 conference, which will take place in Dublin, Ireland, from May 4 – 6, 2020»
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.