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Metals Handbook Desk Edition

Edited by
Joseph R. Davis
Joseph R. Davis
Davis & Associates
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ASM International
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-199-3
Publication date:
1998
Book Chapter

Powder Metallurgy

By
Erhard Klar
Erhard Klar
Consultant
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Published:
1998
Page range:
876 - 891

Abstract

This article focuses on the significant fundamental powder characteristics, which include particle size, particle size distribution, particle shape, and powder purity, followed by an overview of general and individual powder production processes such as mechanical, chemical, electrochemical, atomizing, oxide reduction, and thermal decomposition processes. It also covers the consolidation of powders by pressing and sintering, as well as by high density methods. Further emphasis is provided on the distinguishing features of powders, their manufacturing processes, compacting processes, and consolidated part properties. In addition, a glossary of powder metallurgy terms is included.

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Erhard Klar, 1998. "Powder Metallurgy", Metals Handbook Desk Edition, Joseph R. Davis

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