India’s PM14 conference organisers announce dates and issue Call for Papers

May 29, 2013

May 29, 2013

The Powder Metallurgy Association of India (PMAI) has announced dates and issued a call for papers for its PM14 International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials & Exhibition. The popular event will take place January 23-25 2014 in Chennai, India.

Chennai has been an automotive hub since the 1960s with large manufacturers of auto parts as well as hundreds of SMEs in Ambattur and Guindy. 


PM14 will be held at the Hotel Le Royal Meridien in


A comprehensive technical programme will include the following topics:

  • Modeling of PM parts & processes
  • Materials & alloy development
  • Powder production & characterisation
  • Compaction & other forming processes
  • Compaction equipment
  • Sintering & sintering equipment
  • Hard metals & diamond tools
  • Refractory metals
  • Ceramics & composites
  • Materials for aerospace and defence applications
  • Testing & evaluation of PM parts
  • Health, safety & environment
  • Energy conservation
  • Materials for alternate energy generation.
  • Advances in equipment design
  • Medical applications
  • PIM (MIM & CIM) technology
  • Laser sintering, cladding and coating
  • Magnetic materials, SMC & hard magnets
  • Additive manufacturing

PM14 will also include a special session focussing on PM in the development of functionally gradient components, parts that are made up of different materials, each performing a specific function.

Organisers of the event have requested that abstracts of papers for oral presentation as well as posters should be submitted no later than October 30, 2013. 

May 29, 2013

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