Still time to register for MPIF’s Basic Powder Metallurgy Short Course

July 7, 2023

July 7, 2023

MPIF Basic Powder Metallurgy Short Course (Courtesy MPIF)
MPIF Basic Powder Metallurgy Short Course (Courtesy MPIF)

Registration is still open for the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF)’s Basic Powder Metallurgy Short Course, scheduled to take place August 7-9, 2023, at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, State College, Pennsylvania, USA.

The course is recognised for being an essential educational tool for newcomers to the industry, while also providing an update on the latest advancements in Powder Metallurgy technology and networking opportunities.

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A new feature for this year’s course is the availability of introductory videos shared prior to start of course. These cover Powder Metallurgy terms, alloy methods, properties of PM materials, and phase diagrams.

The three-day programme for the Basic Powder Metallurgy Short Course includes the following presentations:

  • August 7
    • Overview of Powder Metallurgy
    • Metal Powder Production
    • Testing, Characterisation, and Mixing of Metal Powders
    • Basic Principles of Compacting
    • Lubricants in Ferrous PM
    • Penn State CIMP-3D Lab Tour
  • August 8
    • Design of PM Parts
    • Sintering Principles
    • Conventional Sintering Furnaces and Practices
    • Tooling for PM
    • Metal Injection Moulding
    • Isostatic Pressing Techniques
    • Penn State CISP Lab Tour
  • August 9
    • PM Material Standards
    • Secondary Operations on PM Parts
    • Microstructures: How Do They Affect Our Parts?
    • Refractory and Hardmetals
    • Additive Manufacturing and Powder Metallurgy
    • Closing Remarks and Wrap-Up Discussion

Registration costs $1,895 for MPIF members, $1,995 for APMI members and $2,195 for non-members.

To register, click here.

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