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Kalashnikov signals further expansion of Metal Injection Moulding (MIM) technology usage following acquisition of Sintez

In Spring 2014 it was announced that that firearm producer Kalashnikov Concern, part of the Russian state corporation Rostec, was to purchase 51% of the shares in Russian Metal Injection Moulding (MIM) parts producer Sintez (Synthesis-PD).

Kalashnikov has recently re-stated its commitment to adopt MIM technology as part of a major capacity expansion and efficiency drive.

Sintez is an established Russian MIM components producer that has the advantage of also manufacturing its own carbonyl iron powders... Click for more


Metaldyne uses MIM to produce piston cooling jets

Metaldyne uses Metal Injection Moulding to produce piston cooling jets

Metaldyne Inc. of Plymouth, Michigan, USA, a leading producer of structural PM parts and Powder Forged connecting rods, has turned to Metal Injection Moulding (MIM) to produce complex net shaped piston cooling jets at reduced manufacturing cost compared to machining. The MIM jets are said to offer an ideal solution to piston lubrication and cooling in automotive engines... Click for more...

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Increased capacity for ARC Group’s RapidMIM technology

ARC Group Worldwide also announced that its 3D Material Technologies division (3DMT) has increased capacity for its rapid Metal Injection Molding t... Full story

Kalashnikov signals further expansion of MIM technology usage following acquisition of Sintez

In Spring 2014 it was announced that firearms producer Kalashnikov Concern, part of the Russian state corporation Rostec, was to purchase 51% of th... Full story

Indo-MIM organises successful end-user seminar in Detroit

Indo-US MIM Tec. Pvt. Ltd. (Indo-MIM), a leading global supplier of precision engineered products using Metal Injection Molding (MIM) technology, s... Full story

Centorr Vacuum Industries to supply ARCMIM

Centorr Vacuum Industries (CVI), based in Nashua, New Hampshire, USA, has announced that it will be building a new MIM-Vac M900 debind and sinteri... Full story

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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.

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Liquidmetal® and Metal Injection Moulding: Two complementary metal forming technologies

Metal Injection Moulding (MIM) is just one of a number of innovative technologies now available for the production of complex metal components.

Whilst MIM itself is considered to be a disruptive technology to processes such as machining and investment casting, Liquidmetal is also expected to compete with these conventional technologies as well as with MIM.

Paul Hauck recently joined Liquidmetal Technologies following a career of more than 27 years in Metal Injection Moulding and in the September 2014 issue of PIM International he introduces Liquidmetal technology and highlights both the differences and similarities in the two processes.

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PIM International: Celebrating the launch of our new digital edition

As of June 2014 PIM International is available as a FREE digital publication as well as via a print subscription.

This change will significantly broaden the publication’s readership and help to promote Metal and Ceramic Injection Moulding technology to a wide end-user community.

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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 LÖMI...read full story



ARC Group Worldwide, Inc.: A global leader in Metal Injection Moulding embraces the Additive Manufacturing revolution

ARCMIM, the combined Metal Injection Moulding businesses of the publicly traded ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCW), is a relatively new name on the global MIM scene but the operations that make up the business are amongst the most widely recognised names in the industry.

Advanced Forming Technology, Inc.(AFT Colorado) and FloMet LLC, both based in the USA, along with AFT Hungary Kft. (AFT Hungary), are three MIM facilities that make ARCMIM one of the world’s largest MIM producers..... 

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

Ipad-metal-amA new e-newsletter service and website, Metal Additive Manufacturing (www.metal-am.com), has been launched by Inovar Communications Ltd. Metal Additive Manufacturing brings together the latest international news and technical developments from the metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) / 3D printing industry. More....



Download your FREE digital copy of our latest issue

The 88 page September 2014 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.


Features in this issue....

  • Metal Injection Moulding in China: A growth phenomenon that shows no sign of slowing

  • MIM manufacturers lead the way in 2014 MPIF Design Excellence Awards

  • Liquidmetal and Metal Injection Moulding: Two complementary metal forming technologies

  • PM2014 World Congress: Advances in PIM processing, materials and applications

  • Hansuh MIM Tech: A Metal Injection Moulding pioneer in South Korea

  • The Hannover Fair 2014: Global buyers and design engineers learn about the PIM advantage

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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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