Tekna Plasma Systems Inc., Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, has announced it has received an order valued at CAD $1.7 million for its titanium powder from a Metal Injection Moulding manufacturer in Asia. The first shipment of the material has been completed, with subsequent deliveries planned to continue until the end of 2023.
The undisclosed customer will reportedly be using the powder for the Metal Injection Moulding of sub-components destined for personal electronic devices.
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“We are excited that we have achieved this significant milestone in one of our most promising market segments – consumer electronics. This is a rapidly growing sector with great potential for Tekna. We believe that this order is proof of the quality of our products and the strength of our brand,” stated Luc Dionne, CEO of Tekna.
Tekna’s titanium alloy powder is said to offer a high level of sphericity, low oxygen content, high density (bulk and tapped) as well as controlled grain size. In addition to Ti64 titanium alloy powder, Tekna produces tungsten and tantalum powders for MIM applications.