MPIF’s new Standard Test Methods for Metal Powders and PM Products published

September 24, 2019

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has announced the publication of the 2019 edition of its Standard Test Methods for Metal Powders and Powder Metallurgy Products. The most current versions of these standards, which are used in the manufacture of both metal powders and PM components, are often required by quality assurance programmes in order to maintain full compliance.

This new volume is said to contain forty-five standards covering terminology and recommended methods of test for metal powders, PM and MIM parts, metallic filters, and Powder Metallurgy equipment.

New to the 2019 edition are: 

  • MPIF Std. 70: Sample Preparation of Ferrous Powder Metallurgy (PM) Materials for Cross-Sectional Metallographic Evaluation
  • MPIF Std. 71: Sample Preparation of Copper-Based Powder Metallurgy (PM) Materials for Cross-Sectional Metallographic Evaluation
  • MPIF Std. 72: Sample Preparation of Aluminum Powder Metallurgy (PM) Materials for Cross-Sectional Metallographic Evaluation

The new standard is available to purchase via the MPIF’s publications page, and can be bought at a discounted rate by MPIF and APMI members. 

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