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Powder Metallurgy Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory provides a detailed list of powder metallurgy companies and suppliers. Find powder metallurgy companies that can design, engineer, and provide powder metallurgy services to your specifications. Peruse our website to review and discover top powder metallurgy companies with roll over ads and complete product descriptions. Connect with the powder metallurgy companies through our hassle-free and efficient request for quote form. You are provided company profiles, website links, locations, phone numbers, product videos, and product information. Read reviews and stay informed with product new articles. Whether you are looking for metallic powder metallurgy, sinter processing, and molten metallurgy, IQS is the premier source for you.

  • St. Marys, PA 814-781-7004

    Catalus Corporation is a leading manufacturer of powder metal parts. Our products include parts used in the automotive, marine, heavy truck, lawn and garden, and recreational vehicle markets. We work with a variety of materials like iron, stainless steel, brass and bronze. Our research and development is done at our Galeton, PA facility and we offer strong engineering support and design assistance to our customers. We are registered to both the IATF-16949:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 standards.

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  • Tulsa, OK 918-663-7511

    If you are in need of powdered metal then you have come to the right place. Our methodology is unsurpassed and we have greatly improved our processes over the years. We offer a comprehensive line of powdered metal products are our engineers are available to assist you with determining the most ideal solutions for your applications. Contact us today to learn more about our company and our services!

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  • Kersey, PA 814-885-6277

    Liberty Pressed Metals is a designer and producer of Powder Metals (PM) components for use in various industries, such as automotive, lawn and garden, office equipment, power tool, home appliances, and more. Our process boost product strength, precision, and durability. We are ISO 9001: 2015 certified. Our quality management system assures top-quality sourcing of materials, as well as unmatched customer service.

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  • Anaheim, CA 714-630-3670

    Compax is an full service sintered powder metal parts producer that has been in business for over 50 years. Compax, Inc. is ISO 9001:2008-certified. We specialize in high quality gears, structural parts, and assemblies. The industries we serve include automotive, medical, aerospace, high security locks, electronics, tech, power tools, pump, and many others. We have high temperature sintering and sinter-hardening capabilities. We work with a wide variety of metals and alloy systems.

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  • Emporium, PA 814-486-1011

    Embassy Powdered Metal offers you a forward-thinking partner in the design and production of a wide range of engineered powdered metal parts. Our commitment to green technology, smart management, and lean manufacturing processes delivered by a talented team of 21st century powdered metal professionals results in a US-made steel product delivered at globally competitive prices.

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Powder Metallurgy

Powder metallurgy utilizes metallic powders in the manufacture of shaped components which may be finished or semi-finished products. Also known as press-and-sinter processing, metallurgy is an increasingly common alternative to traditional casting from molten metal or forging at softening temperatures to create application specific metal parts.

Powder metallurgy heats metal components to temperatures just below the melting point in order to compress and combine them. Because no actual melting occurs, the powders keep their specific properties. These metal powders can be elemental, pre-alloyed or partially alloyed allowing for the creation of highly unique and, more importantly, highly specific metal compositions. Metals that are commonly used in powdered metallurgy and other powdered process include copper, iron, bronze and steel. Automotive, biomedical, aerospace, energy, hardware, computer and electronics industries all utilize this technique. Specific products include powdered metal gears, medical implants, heat shields, magnets and fuel cells. Though not all, many of these items are fully formed with powdered metallurgy and require no secondary manufacturing. The inherent time and money savings of this process are compounded by its high material utilization. Approximately 97% of materials used in press-and-sinter processing end up in the actual parts themselves leaving only three percent as ‘in process scrap.’

There are three basic stages of powder metallurgy. First, the primary material, or materials, must be converted into powder. A number of machines are available for just this purpose. These mechanisms convert stock metal into powder, or finely divided metals, using techniques such as pulverization, chemical reduction, electrolytic techniques, mechanical alloying, atomization and flaking, with the later two being the most common. The powders are then injected into a mold or compact die. These provide the structural constraints for what the final product should be. As the molds are preformed, powder metallurgy is adept at creating intricate parts requiring bends, projections and depressions. The filled mold or die proceeds to the final stage, consolidation. As with the first step, there are a number of possible consolidation techniques to be used. Possibilities include cold unaxial pressing, cold isostatic pressing, sintering, hot isostatic pressing, hot powder forging and metal injection molding. Each of these involves a great deal of pressure, though cold processes must apply considerably more pressure to obtain the cohesion possible in heated consolidation. The final result is a solid metal with variable properties and porosity. In addition to specific mechanisms used, considerations include choice of metal, size of the finished product and quantity. Powder metallurgy manufacturers can assist in making the decisions to create the desired product.

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