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Powder Metallurgy

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P. Samal
P. Samal
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J. Newkirk
J. Newkirk
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ASM International
Volume
7
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-175-7
Publication date:
2015
Book Chapter

Pressing and Sintering of Copper Powders

By
Wayne K. Daye
Wayne K. Daye
ACuPowder International/ECKA Granules/SCM Metal Products, Inc.
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Thomas W. Pelletiers, II
Thomas W. Pelletiers, II
ACuPowder International/ECKA Granules/SCM Metal Products, Inc.
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Published:
2015
Page range:
555 - 557
Publication history
August 25, 2015

Abstract

Development of the properties of copper powder metallurgy parts is affected by pressing and sintering processes used in the production of components, such as contacts, carbon brushes, and friction materials. This article briefly describes the powder properties of copper and discusses the roles of lubricant and compaction dies in pressing of copper powders. It explains the structural defects that originate during the compaction process of PM parts. The article also provides information on sintering, re-pressing, and re-sintering of copper PM parts.

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Wayne K. Daye, Thomas W. Pelletiers, II, 2015. "Pressing and Sintering of Copper Powders", Powder Metallurgy, P. Samal, J. Newkirk

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