Horizon Technology discusses durability when selecting metal powders

May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019

Horizon Technology discusses durability when selecting metal powders

Horizon Technology’s new guide looks at durability as a consideration when selecting metal powders for PM parts (Courtesy Horizon Technology)


Horizon Technology, St. Marys, Pennsylvania, USA, recently made available a number of online guides that provide an introduction to various Powder Metallurgy processes and applications. The company has now added a new guide, ‘Choosing Powder Metallurgy Materials Part 1: Durability’.

The guide, which is the first in a series on selecting PM materials, lists what factors should be considered before constructing a PM part:

  • Corrosion resistance
  • Hardness
  • Tensile strength
  • Impact toughness
  • Fatigue strength

The guide also covers ‘Materials and Their Qualities’, breaking down the properties and advantages/disadvantages of the following materials:

  • Stainless steel
  • Copper
  • Nickel
  • Aluminium
  • Titanium

The guide is accessible via the company’s website or by clicking here.


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