Advantage Metal Powders expands powder blending capacity

November 4, 2016

Advantage Metal Powders expands powder blending capacity

Installation of the blender increases the company’s lot blending capacity from 45,000lbs to 60,000lbs

Advantage Metal Powders, Inc., a specialist supplier of virgin and remill metal powder mixes, has installed a new 60,000 lb (27,215 kg) powder blender at its facility in Ridgway, Pennsylvania, USA. Supplied by Sinterite, a Gasbarre Furnace Group Company, the blender consists of an opposed/double cone design with a maximum metal powder volume of 450 ft3 (12.7 m3) and allows for a consistent blend in larger lot sizes.

The cones themselves are made of carbon steel, fabricated on-site at the Sinterite facility. The unit operates on a 200 HP motor with a gear to gear drive train and features a cycle timer, adjustable speed control and variable speed reducer. It is accompanied by a steel access platform, which was also fabricated at the Sinterite facility.

Advantage Metal Powders expands powder blending capacity

AMP has over 25 years experience in material processing and blending

Advantage Metal Powders, Inc., supplies virgin powder metal mixes and remilled blends. Independently owned and operated, AMP has over 25 years in material processing and blending. The company delivers multiple blend types for the automotive and non-automotive markets.

In addition to its line of custom continuous belt and batch industrial furnaces, Sinterite manufactures fabricated alloy and mild steel products, providing a wide range of fabrication capabilities from powder processing to parts handling to custom projects. Sinterite’s manufacturing facility is located in St. Marys, Pennsylvania.

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