High purity carbonyl nickel powders within specific size ranges offered by Hart Materials

August 28, 2013

Hart Materials Limited, a UK based supplier of metallic and composite particulate materials, is now offering a range of high purity carbonyl-based nickel powders within specific size ranges, currently not available in the market place.

Dr Tony Hart, Chairman of Hart Materials Limited, told Powder Metallurgy Review, “About four years ago the number of grades of carbonyl nickel powders available commercially was reduced to two specific products, one spherical powder and one filamentary product. Although these powders are very high quality materials the particle sizes currently available are not necessarily ideal for all applications. Hart Materials Limited has therefore developed technology to separate different size fractions from the basic spherical powder.”

As a consequence the company is now able to offer three different size grades:

  • > 44 microns
  • < 44 microns > 20 microns
  • < 20 microns

The company states that products can be supplied with accurate particle size details and a basic chemical analysis. Further developments are in hand to produce an even finer grade with 100% of particles below 15 microns.

Dr Hart is a former employee of what was the International Nickel Research Laboratory in Birmingham, UK, and has a sound appreciation of the advantages of carbonyl nickel powders. Dr Paul Lansdell, who has been heading up the development project, graduated in metallurgy at Birmingham University and was later awarded his Doctorate in electrochemistry by the same establishment.

www.hartmaterials.com   

Download FREE PM magazine | News | Articles | 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