EPMA’s “Powder Metallurgy Sintering Short Course” declared a runaway success

April 25, 2012

After a hiatus of nearly 13 years, the European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA) reintroduced its sintering Short Course, which took place from 18 – 20 March 2012 in Helsingborg, Sweden.

Sintering_Course

Participants at the EPMA’s 2012 Sintering Course

The two-day course on “Sintering – Fundamentals and Mass Production” attracted 65 engineers and scientists from throughout Europe, along with 12 speakers drawn from industry and academia. The course examined the practical capabilities and applications of sintering technology as applied to the powder metallurgy process.

Lectures included: Fundamentals of Sintering – Theory and Practice; Sintering Atmospheres – Thermodynamics, Selection and Production; Analysis of a Typical Sintering Belt Furnace; Debinding/Delubing/Cooling and Sinter hardening, amongst others.

Participants had the opportunity to discuss and explore problems and case studies with the finest experts in their field.

“We are delighted with the success of this course,” said Jonathan Wroe, EPMA Executive Director, “and we are planning to run another one next year”.

Further information on the 2013 Short Course and its content will be available on the EPMA website in the autumn.

www.epma.com 

News | Articles | Market reviews | Search directory | Subscribe to e-newsletter

Powder Metallurgy Review magazine cover

In the latest issue of PM Review…

Download PDF

Extensive Powder Metallurgy industry news coverage, and the following exclusive deep-dive articles and reports:

  • Hot Isostatic Pressing for the production of large, near-net shape components
  • Safeguarding PM part usage in a new automotive industry
  • How to make metal powders., Part 3
  • Company profile: Jiangxi Yuean Advanced Materials

The latest news from the world of metal powders, delivered to your inbox

Don't miss any new issue of PM Review, and get the latest industry news. Sign up to our weekly newsletter.

Sign up

From the industry…

Discover our magazine archive…

The free-to-access PM Review magazine archive offers unparalleled insight into the world of Powder Metallurgy from a commercial and technological perspective through:

  • Reports on visits to leading PM part manufacturers, metal powder manufacturers and industry suppliers
  • Articles on technology and application trends
  • Information on materials developments
  • Reviews of key technical presentations from the international conference circuit
  • International industry news

All past issues are available to download as free PDFs or view in your browser.

 

Browse the archive

 

Looking for PM production equipment, metal powders, R&D support and more?

Discover suppliers of these and more in our
advertisers’ index and buyer’s guide, available in the back of PM Review magazine.

  • Powders & materials
  • Powder process, classification & analysis
  • PM products
  • Atomisers & powder production technology
  • Compaction presses, tooling & ancillaries
  • Sintering equipment & ancillaries
  • Post-processing
  • Consulting & toll sintering
Download PDF
Share via
Copy link