TAT Technologies announces metal powder sintering courses for April

February 2, 2024

February 2, 2024

Students attending one of TAT Technologies’ previous sintering courses (Courtesy TAT Technologies)
Students attending one of TAT Technologies’ previous sintering courses (Courtesy TAT Technologies)

TAT Technologies LLC, located in St. Marys, Pennsylvania, USA, has announced April dates for its popular Powder Metallurgy sintering courses. The courses are intended to offer a balanced combination of lectures and hands-on experiments, enabling students to simulate actual production under different conditions using a real sintering furnace and real green Powder Metallurgy parts.

The classes are limited in size to better facilitate interaction between student and lecturer, with best practices taught that benefit new employees, sintering supervisors, quality engineers, plant managers, and industry veterans.

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter
Sign up

Course 1: Preparation for Better Sintering

April 16-19, 2024

Covering all aspects of preparation of parts and the pre-heat section of the sintering furnace, this course aims to give attendees a clear understanding of what is needed to ensure that parts will be properly and thoroughly delubed, oxide reduced, and graphite diffused by the time they reach about 1066ºC and before proceeding to the high heat section of the furnace where sintering itself takes place. This will make sintering in the high heat section provide better dimensional control with less variations in sintered properties.

Course 2: Sintering for Increased Throughput

April 22-25, 2024

Building off the knowledge and skills gained in the Preparation for Better Sintering course, this second course looks to teach students the role of temperature, atmosphere composition/flow, and time at temperature (belt speed), and how they can be optimised to increase throughput from a conveyor belt furnace without adversely affecting the properties of sintered parts.

This knowledge will be gained through ten specially designed experiments using ferrous parts of different compositions, densities, and sizes. Students will be guided to achieve quality sintered parts with minimal property variation at higher production rates when they return to their plants. Attending the first course is a prerequisite for taking this course.


Download PM Review magazine
February 2, 2024

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