Gammatec Engineering GmbH, Radevormwald, Germany, has received the Fachmetall PM Qualification Award 2019 for outstanding services to the Powder Metallurgy industry. Dr Georg Schlieper, General Manager of Gammatec was presented with the award by Holger Davin and Dr Evelyne Gonia of Fachmetall GmbH, Radevormwald, Germany.
Dr Schlieper has served the PM industry for the majority of his professional life; starting as an engineer he worked in R&D for high-strength sintered steels, soft magnetic PM materials and the emerging Metal Injection Moulding (MIM) technology. He is credited with the design and launch of the Gamma Densomat, a non-destructive measuring device for the sectional density of metallic and ceramic components.
In 2012, Dr Schlieper founded Gammatec Engineering GmbH, marketing the Gamma Densomat as well as products for industrial furnaces and other high-temperature applications, in molybdenum, tungsten, tantalum and engineering ceramics. Additionally, he regularly reports on company visits, technical conferences and trade exhibitions in Powder Metallurgy Review, Powder Injection Moulding International, and Metal AM.
Fachmetall GmbH is a metallurgical laboratory specialising in investigations of Powder Metallurgy and wrought materials. Its annual ‘PM Qualification Award’ and the ‘QM Context Award’ aim to promote companies for their outstanding Powder Metallurgy and quality management activities.