This extensive introduction to the Powder Metallurgy (PM) process provides a detailed overview of a dynamic technology.
The following pages guide the reader through the steps required to produce components via the Powder Metallurgy route, highlighting the material choices, design considerations and economic advantages of the process. The guide includes information explaining the properties achievable and looks at the international standards relating to the Powder Metallurgy industry.
- The Powder Metallurgy Process
- Why Powder Metallurgy?
- Markets for Powder Metallurgy components
- Economic considerations for PM structural parts
- High density, high performance PM structural parts
- Designing for Powder Metallurgy
- Powder production technologies
- Properties of PM materials
- PM standards
- Further reading
Powder Metallurgy: Award winning parts
The award presentations made by the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF), the European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA) and the Japan Powder Metallurgy Association (JPMA) clearly demonstrate Powder Metallurgy’s versatility and cost competitiveness.
Award winners are featured in the following reviews and include ferrous, non-ferrous and Metal Injection Moulded (MIM) products made around the world for a variety of end-user industries.
Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) awards
European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA) awards
Japan Powder Metallurgy Association (JPMA) awards
Further PM related resources
To learn about the Powder Injection Moulding process read our Introduction to PIM Technology on the PIM International website
To find out more about metal Additive Manufacturing read our Introduction to metal Additive Manufacturing on the Metal AM website