Powder Metallurgy Review, Winter 2018, Vol. 7 No. 4



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In addition to 50 pages of news from the Powder Metallurgy industry, the 96-page Winter 2018 issue of Powder Metallurgy Review magazine (Vol. 7 No. 4) includes the following articles and special features:


Rio Tinto Metal Powders: Celebrating fifty years of metal powder production

This year, Rio Tinto Metal Powders celebrated the 50th anniversary of the opening of its metal powder manufacturing facility in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, Canada. Today, the company offers a full range of ferrous powder grades for almost all Powder Metallurgy applications, and is strongly committed to a programme of research and development.

The following article provides a brief history of the company, as well as highlighting the importance of working with PM part makers as it looks to the future.

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Catalus Corporation enters a new era of Powder Metallurgy manufacturing

Catalus Corporation is an international supplier of custom Powder Metallurgy parts to a diverse range of markets and applications. Headquartered in St. Marys, Pennsylvania, USA, the family-owned business was, until recently, known as SMC Powder Metallurgy.

With almost 70 years in the PM industry, Catalus has recently opened a new state of the art production facility, as well as establishing dedicated R&D operations.

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WORLDPM2018: Ferrous PM materials and processes for demanding automotive applications

A number of developments in new materials and processes to improve the performance of PM components were presented at the 2018 World Congress on Powder Metallurgy (WORLDPM2018) in Beijing, China, September 16–20, 2018.

In this article, Dr Yoshinobu Takeda reports on work underway to meet the increasing demands of the automotive industry, highlighting specific applications and advances in processing technology.

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WORLDPM2018: Plenary sessions highlight continued growth for global Powder Metallurgy

The reviews of the status of the PM industries in Asia, Europe, and North America, as presented during the Plenary Sessions at the WORLDPM2018 Congress in Beijing, China, September 16-20, again served to highlight positive market trends in the various sectors of Powder Metallurgy as well as technological developments.

Bernard Williams, Consulting Editor, reports on the industry status presentations, including the rapid development of PM in China over the past decade.

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JPMA Awards 2018 recognise innovations within Japan’s PM industry

The winners of the Japan Powder Metallurgy Association 2018 Powder Metallurgy Awards once again served to highlight the ongoing developments being made to further expand the range of PM applications.

The winners included innovations in component design and processing, demonstrating the continued potential for new applications in the automotive sector, as well as other high-volume application areas.

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In the latest issue of PM Review…

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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

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