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