Powder Injection Molding (PIM), comprising Metal Injection Molding (MIM) and Ceramic Injection Molding (CIM), is an advanced manufacturing technology for the production of complex, high volume net-shape components.
You can find the products of this industry, with global sales in excess of $2 billion a year, applied in all areas of life, from medical devices, to automotive and aero engines, watches, power tools, orthodontics and consumer electronics.
In our Introduction to Metal Injection Moulding you will discover more about the process steps for metal and ceramic injection molding.
We also look at a range of materials that can be processed, basic properties and some applications for the technology.
If you are considering Metal Injection Molding (MIM) or Ceramic Injection Molding (CIM) for the production of your components, take a look at our extensive design guide for end-users.
Essential information is provided on what an end-user needs to consider when looking to use the Powder Injection Moulding (PIM) route for the production of components.