Defence manufacturing conglomerate Taurus Armas, São Leopoldo, Brazil, has stated that it has purchased a MIM-Master Neo XL from Cremer Thermoprozessanlagen GmbH, Düren, Germany. The sale was facilitated via Trilux Chemical Supplier. Taurus Armas already has high volume Metal Injection Moulding production capability, with a focus on parts for firearms applications.
The MIM-Master Neo XL is a continuous walking beam sintering furnace, chosen by Taurus Armas to further enhance its large-scale production of complex MIM parts. The production capacity for this furnace is reported to be 120% greater than the previous iteration of the MIM-Master, while still reporting energy (40%) and cost (35%) savings.