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Conferences, Seminars and the Basic PM Short Course 

Metal Powder Industries Federation holds international conferences in the spring of each year, providing a forum for exchanging information on the latest scientific and technical developments in the field of powder metallurgy. MPIF conferences bring together scientists, engineers, and researchers from academia, industry, and government laboratories to share results, transfer technology, and discuss issues on related topics through a variety of formats, such as oral presentations, poster sessions, and panel discussions.

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14 Jul 2020 Webinar Series - Tutorial - Powder Handling for Safety and Quality 7/14/2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This tutorial will provide basic information and guidance on the use of powders, including safety, handling and storage to maximize the quality of the powders and subsequent performance of the consolidated parts. The information presented and discussed is not regularly found in technical presentations. 
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21 Jul 2020 Webinar Series - A Look at Ferrous PM Alloying Using Metallography 7/21/2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Powder metallurgy (PM) parts are used successfully in a variety of applications, where the diversity in property requirements is satisfied through the use of a large selection of alloy compositions and many innovative manufacturing techniques.  Creating these alloy compositions in the powder volume is accomplished using several methods.  Each method takes advantage of the available particle surfaces and the internal grain structure for diffusion of specific alloying elements into the part volume.  Alloying elements are introduced to the larger, base ferrous particles in several ways and their behavior during sintering is followed in this presentation using several metallographic approaches.
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5 Aug 2020 Webinar Series - FEA Modeling and Simulation - Challenges and Opportunities 8/5/2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

During this webinar, the speakers will discuss the challenges that FEA modelers may face when modeling PM components.   A comparative analysis of elastic (linear) and elastic-plastic (nonlinear) material properties of PM materials will be presented along with possible methodologies to improve predicted stress results that are a closer match to actual test results. 

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10 Aug 2020 Basic Powder Metallurgy Short Course - VIRTUAL On-Demand Event 8/10/2020 - 8/12/2020
VIRTUAL OnDemand Event

The Basic Powder Metallurgy (PM) Short Course is the powder metallurgy industry's longest running course—celebrating its 55th anniversary in 2019. If you or your company's employees are new to the PM industry, this is the course for you.
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26 Aug 2020 Economic Indicators: Focus on Powders and Other Raw Materials 8/26/2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This webinar provides a deeper understanding of the powder shipments slides and the import and export slides for metal powders and intermediate raw materials.   It will also discuss sources of data and their relevant websites, as well as, explore options for how to obtain more details on shipments, country pricing, country unit price by district, HTS codes, shipments by NAICS codes, state of destination and combining data for further analysis. 

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Webinar Series

In response to the rapidly changing global climate, MPIF has launched an on-going webinar series for 2020 and beyond. The majority of our webinars are focused towards MPIF members and our various associations.