Metal Injection Molding: An introduction

Metal Injection Molding: Process, Materials & Applications

Metal Injection Molding is today a crucial technology for a wide range of manufacturing sectors, from consumer electronics to medical devices to automotive and aerospace applications.

In the following introduction we review the main process steps and present a representative applications.

We also look at the range of materials that can be processed along with the basic properties that can be expected when using Metal Injection Molding technology. Whilst Metal Injection Molding is the focus of this review, much of the content is also application to Ceramic Injection Molding.

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The latest issue of PIM International magazine is available to view online or download in PDF format.

As well as an extensive MIM and CIM industry news section, this 116-page issue includes the following exclusive articles and reports:

  • Design for Metal Injection Moulding: Ten rules to save time, reduce costs and improve quality
  • The future of Powder Injection Moulding: Innovations and opportunities at Arburg’s second PIM conference
  • Ultrafuse 316LX: BASF’s ‘Catamold® on a spool’ presents opportunities for MIM producers
  • A review of the sintering behaviour of selected tool steels processed by MIM
  • POWDERMET2018: The influence of material characteristics on the processing and properties of PIM parts
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