MIM, CIM and sinter-based AM news

H.C.Starck introduces new hardmetal binder

November 9, 2007

H.C. Starck, of Goslar, Germany, has introduced a new hardmetal (cemented carbide) binder material designated AMPERSINT® MAP which is based on iron and is said to be a cheaper alternative to the cobalt binder normally used. The company states that in add ... Read more »

Name change for Japanese MIM producer

October 29, 2007

Mould Research Co. ltd which has been producing MIM parts in Kasutsu City, Shiga Pref., since 1998 and is today one of Japan‘s leading MIM companies, has changed its name to Technes Co Ltd with effect from August 2007. The company uses a patented single ... Read more »

OMG sells nickel business to Norilsk

October 29, 2007

OM Group, the Cleveland, Ohio, based producer of cobalt powder and specialist nickel powders, has completed the previously announced sale of its nickel business to Norilsk Nickel for $408 million in cash. Norilsk is Russia’s largest mining and metallurg ... Read more »

QinetiQ adds alloy powders to its nano range

October 20, 2007

QinetiQ Nanomaterials Ltd (QNL) is to commission a new small scale production plant in Farnborough, UK, in October 2007 for its range of nanopowders produced by the plasma vaporisation process – the so-called Tesima® process. ‘The new rig will enable Q ... Read more »

ECKA reorganises powder production

October 20, 2007

ECKA Granulate GmbH of Fürth/Bayern, Germany, one of the world’s largest non-ferrous powder producers reports that it is to discontinue copper powder production at its MicroMet site in Hamburg early in October 2008 where Cu and other powders have been ... Read more »

Engel introduces new fully electric IM machine

October 15, 2007

Engel Austria GmbH launched its newly developed, compact, fully electric E-Motion Focus 100 injection moulding machine earlier this year at Chinaplas in Guangzhou, China. The major features of the new model series, which will be available by the end of 20 ... Read more »

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