Nippon Atomized Metal Powders expands capacity for ultrafine powders

News
July 17, 2012

July 17, 2012

Nippon Atomized Metal Powders Corp., a subsidiary of Nihon Seiko, with its headquarters in Chiba, Japan, has been a leading producer of water atomised non-ferrous and precious metal powders since the 1960s, and succeeded in developing and producing a range of ultra fine metal powders by water atomisation technology around 10 years ago. 

The company reports that it has recently expanded production capacity of the latest generation of ultrafine atomised non-ferrous powders through the construction of a new plant in Tsukuba where monthly melting capacity has been increased by 60% to 320 tonnes.

This is in addition to the capacity of 200 tonnes at its Chiba plant for metal and alloy powders used in bearings and structural parts, and also the expansion of production of atomised powders for magnetic materials at the Chiba site. 

Nippon Atomized Metal Powders has seen considerable increase in demand for its ultrafine copper and precious metal powders having particle size of less than 1 micron for use in multi-layered ceramic capacitors and other electronic parts due to the surge in demand for smart phones and other mobile devices worldwide.

The company reported sales of Yen 4.901 billion for the financial year ended March 31, 2012.

www.atomize.co.jp  

Posted by: Paul Whittaker, Editor ipmd.net, [email protected]   

News | Articles | Market reviews | Search directory | Subscribe to e-newsletter

News
July 17, 2012

In the latest issue of PM Review…

Download PDF

Extensive Powder Metallurgy industry news coverage, and the following exclusive deep-dive articles and reports:

  • Phoenix Sintered Metals: A story of transformation, growth and community from America’s PM heartland
  • World PM2024 Yokohama: The stage is set for the PM industry to find a path to sustainable growth
  • The state of Europe’s hard magnets industry and the challenge of optimising the mass production of Nd2Fe14B permanent magnets

The latest news from the world of metal powders, delivered to your inbox

Don't miss any new issue of PM Review, and get the latest industry news. Sign up to our weekly newsletter.

Sign up

Join our community

Discover our magazine archive…

The free-to-access PM Review magazine archive offers unparalleled insight into the world of Powder Metallurgy from a commercial and technological perspective through:

  • Reports on visits to leading PM part manufacturers, metal powder manufacturers and industry suppliers
  • Articles on technology and application trends
  • Information on materials developments
  • Reviews of key technical presentations from the international conference circuit
  • International industry news

All past issues are available to download as free PDFs or view in your browser.

 

Browse the archive

 

Looking for PM production equipment, metal powders, R&D support and more?

Discover suppliers of these and more in our
advertisers’ index and buyer’s guide, available in the back of PM Review magazine.

  • Powders & materials
  • Powder process, classification & analysis
  • PM products
  • Atomisers & powder production technology
  • Compaction presses, tooling & ancillaries
  • Sintering equipment & ancillaries
  • Post-processing
  • Consulting & toll sintering
View online
Share via
Copy link