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POWDER METALLURGY YIELDS SUPERIOR RESULTS

Materion’s proprietary powder metallurgy manufacturing technology allows for the customization of our powder metal products, resulting in the production of consistent, high quality materials. Ultimately machined and transformed into finished parts used in a multitude of applications, these materials include:

OUTSTANDING CAPABILITIES FOR ADVANCED MATERIALS SOLUTIONS

The precise nature of Materion’s powder metallurgy process delivers materials with higher strength microstructures and ductility properties, which are critical to design requirements and controlling machining costs. The uniform physical and mechanical properties produced through powder metallurgy enables designers to use our materials with confidence.

DESIGNED FOR USE IN A WIDE RANGE OF DEMANDING APPLICATIONS

Powder metallurgy base materials are ideal for use in applications that require low density, high stiffness, high thermal conductivity, low CTE or unique nuclear characteristics. Applications include:

  • Aerospace - including low CTE/high conductivity avionic substrates
  • Space Structures - including low density structural beams and members
  • Nuclear - including low atomic mass, low eroding fusion walls and neutron fission reflectors
  • Optical / Electro-Optical - including high specific stiffness polished space borne mirrors and high vibrational damping / low density targeting systems
  • Medical - including X-Ray transparent windows and emerging cancer technology neutron multipliers
  • Energy / Momentum Conservation - including high speed raster mirrors and precision robotics

Contact a Materion Metallurgist today to discuss our powder metallurgy manufacturing technology.