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Advanced Materials Technologies unveils new 3D metal printing centre

Advanced Materials Technologies Pte Ltd (AMT), Singapore, has announced that it is now offering metal Additive Manufacturing services to complement its existing range of mass manufacturing processes. The company specialises in the high volume manufacture of complex precision components via Metal Injection Moulding (MIM) and Ceramic Injection Moulding (CIM)... Click for more...

Profits increase at GKN’s Powder Metallurgy division

UK-based GKN plc has reported a solid performance in its half-year sales figures ending 30 June 2015. Overall six-month sales were reported as £3,853 million, up 1% on the same period in 2014. GKN’s Powder Metallurgy division, which comprises GKN Sinter Metals and metal powder producer Hoeganaes, achieved first half organic sales of £474 million, £6 million higher (1%), after the £8 million pass through to customers of lower scrap steel prices...
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UK MIM specialist CMG Technologies targets users of metal 3D printing technology


CMG Technologies, the UK’s leading Metal Injection Moulding (MIM) specialist, states that it has trademarked the term ‘CMG Technologies 3D Metal Moulding®’ as part of the company’s efforts to raise awareness of the scope of opportunities offered by MIM...
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Sinterite appoints new Sales Engineer

Sinterite, a Gasbarre Furnace Group company, has announced the appointment of Josh Parslow as Sales Engineer. Since earning his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, Parslow has worked widely in the Powder Metallurgy industry, gaining knowledge and real world experience at all levels of the manufacturing process...
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Metal Injection Moulding (MIM) & Ceramic Injection Moulding (CIM): An introduction 

000482Powder Injection Molding (PIM), which encompasses Metal Injection Molding (MIM) and Ceramic Injection Molding (CIM), is a net-shape process for the manufacturing of high volume high precision components for use in a diverse range of industries. Click here to learn more about the process.




MIM in the firearms industry

New report gives a global view of Metal Injection Moulding in the firearms industry

The firearms industry is a major consumer of Metal Injection Moulded (MIM) parts, accounting for significant levels of production not only in North America but also Europe and Asia.

As an industry that encompasses both civilian, law enforcement and military markets it is a sector that is subject not only to consumer trends, but to national and international political events.

A new 17 page report published in the December 2014 issue of PIM International magazine reviews trends in the use of MIM components in firearms, looks at regional variations and considers opportunities for the future.

Whilst most attention has traditionally been given to the use of MIM in the North American firearms industry, as this report shows the use of MIM technology in this sector is truly global... Read full story



Success for LÖMI debinding technology in the watchmaking industry

LÖMI, a market leader in solvent debinding furnaces for the PIM industry based in Aschaffenburg, Germany, has recently delivered a large order of CIM solvent debinding furnaces to one of its renowned regular customers in the watchmaking industry.

The customer, reacting to ongoing technological advances in the PIM industry, changed all of its previous debinding technology to organic solvent debinding technology in 2011. Since then, it has placed orders for increasing numbers of CIM debinding furnaces with LÖ full story



Metal Additive Manufacturing: The website and e-newsletter dedicated to 3D printing with metal

Ipad-metal-amOur website Metal Additive Manufacturing ( brings together the latest international news and technical developments from the metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) / 3D printing industry. More....



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The 72 page June 2015 issue of PIM International is now available as a FREE PDF download as well as via a print subscription. Click on the links below to download your copy. 

Articles in this issue....

  • USD Formteiltechnik GmbH and USD Powder GmbH: Playing an increasing part in MIM technology

  • UCLM’s PIM Research Laboratory and pilot plant offers expertise in feedstock development and optimisation

  • Growing demand from the aerospace sector drives MIM superalloys research

  • Energy management in the Metal Injection Moulding industry

  • ExOne: Binder Jetting technologies for Powder Injection Moulders

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Metal and ceramic injection moulding: A guide for designers and end-users

If you are considering MIM or CIM for the production of your components, take a look at our guidelines that end-users need to consider when looking to use the powder injection moulding (PIM) route for the production of components.

As this free-to-access online feature clearly demonstrates, the greater the understanding of the MIM process that a designer has, the greater the chances of successful adoption of MIM technology. 


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