The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) will hold its Powder Metallurgy Sintering Seminar from November 15–16, 2022, in person at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel in State College, Pennsylvania, USA.
Held every two years, this two-day seminar is aimed at industry professionals either new to sintering or looking to further expand their knowledge of the process. Topics covered will include basic theory and practices, sintering at normal or elevated temperatures, improving properties of PM parts, the latest equipment and efficiency, as well as debinding and sintering of MIM and sinter-based metal AM components.
The programme for the popular event includes:
- Theory and Practices of Conventional PM Sintering and High-Temperature Sintering Carl Blais, Laval University, Québec City, Canada
- Using Metallography Techniques to Study Sintering in Ferrous PM Materials Conventional Sintering Furnaces Thomas F Murphy, FAPMI, Hoeganaes Corporation
- High Temperature Continuous Sintering Furnaces Mark Saline, Gasbarre Thermal Processing Systems
- Advancements and Options for Sintering Furnaces Stephen L Feldbauer, Abbott Furnace Company
- Achieving High Performance through the Use of High Temperature Sintering Thomas F Murphy
- Optimizing the Design of Sintering Furnace Belts Richard D Riva II, Wire-Mesh Products Inc.
- Fundamentals of Vacuum Sintering Mark Saline
- Safety, Production and Role of Sintering Furnace Atmospheres Raymond Serafini, PMT, Messer Industrial Gases
- Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance of Furnace Atmospheres for PM Sintering Thomas Philips, Air Products
- Introduction to AIAG CQl-9 Brian Martensen, AIAG Automotive Industry Action Group
- Conventional Sintering of Ferrous Materials Roland T Warzel III, North American Höganäs Co.
- Sintering of Stainless Steel Roland T Warzel III
- Sintering Processes for Nonferrous Materials Wayne Daye, Kymera International
- Sintering Refractory Metals Jim Neil, CM Furnaces
- Sintering in Metal Injection Molding (MIM) Mathew Bulger, ATPM Consulting
- Debinding & Sintering of Metal Additive Manufactured Components Bryan C Sherman, DSH Technologies, LLC
Registration is now open, with early discounted rates available until October 7.