The following exhibitors will be in attendance at MIM2019:
Advanced Metalworking Practices, LLC
Advanced Metalworking Practices, LLC, was established in 1984 by Dr. Kishor Kulkarni, who developed proprietary MIM feedstock binder formulations for offer in 1988. The ADVAMET® trademark was established May, 2000. Acquired in November 2007 by PZM of Clarksville, TN, the original charter of AMP remains unchanged—a commitment to continuously providing the MIM industry with the highest-quality MIM feedstock systems available. AMP relocated its facility in October, 2012. Located in Carmel, IN, AMP doubled its capacity & production facility to 15,000 sq. ft.—all dedicated exclusively to the production of feedstock. Purchasing ready-to-use feedstock from AMP alleviates a MIM parts producer’s need for allocating space, personnel, excess inventory, and capital resources to the production of feedstock.
Florham Park, NJ
BASF Catamold® is the global leader in ready-to-mold feedstock for MIM. Catamold® offers a fast debinding time, high green strength and excellent dimensional stability. Our material portfolio includes various low-alloy steels, stainless steels, soft magnetics, super alloys, and specialty alloys. Please contact the BASF Catamold team to assist with your specific application or development needs.
Carpenter Powder Products, Inc.
Carpenter Powder Products (CPP) is one of the world’s most versatile producers of spherical, gas atomized, pre-alloyed metal powders and consolidated powder metallurgy products.
CPP materials solutions meet the unique performance and quality demands of aerospace, automotive, energy, medical, industrial, and
consumer applications. With a state-of-the-art powder metallurgy research and development facility and six manufacturing locations, CPP leads the way as a powder supplier for additive manufacturing, metal injection molding, hot isostatic pressing, near net shapes, surface enhancement processes as well as tool steels.
Centorr Vacuum Industries, Inc.
Centorr Vacuum Industries is a manufacturer of high-performance vacuum debind and sintering furnaces for the metal/ceramic injection molding market. Available with either metal or graphite hot zones, these units can process all Fe-Ni, 316-L and 17-4PH feedstocks as well as a variety of other materials including titanium, tungsten carbide, and tool steels. MIM-Vac™ furnaces operate at pressures from 1-750 torr in argon, nitrogen, and hydrogen gases for increased flexibility, and include CVI’s Sweepgas™ debinding system which is suitable for all commercially available binders and feedstocks. CVI operates a toll-firing applied technology laboratory and has a fully staffed aftermarket field service group.
CM Furnaces, Inc.
CM Furnaces has been involved in metal and ceramic injection molding for over 25 years. We manufacture both batch and continuous sintering equipment, in a large variety of sizes. We are also involved in thermal debinding, as well as catalytic debinding for the BASF feedstock. Furnaces are available in both standard and custom configurations.
Digital Metal AB
Digital Metal®—Additive manufacturing of complex metal parts
Digital Metal, a proprietary binder-jetting AM technology developed by Höganäs AB, is making great strides into territories previously ruled by conventional manufacturing technologies High productivity, excellent surface quality, great resolution and proven in serial production have brought our 3D metal printing technology to a world-class benchmark standard with over 300,000 components produced.
Dynamic Group designs and manufactures precision production injection molds for powder and plastic. In business since 1977, we have over 40 years of experience in applying leading-edge technology to high-precision molds. Dynamic has been providing innovative solutions for powder injection molding for over 30 years. Our PIM expertise encompasses the medical, dental, firearms, and automotive industries as well as other commercial industries. Dynamic Group has in-house tool sampling capability.
EAG Laboratories, now part of the Eurofins Scientific global network, is the leader in materials characterization for injection molded materials such as metals, ceramics and other advanced materials. We specialize in the determination of material identity, composition, purity, contaminant levels and crystal structure using advanced analytical techniques such as: GDMS, ICPMS, SEM, TEM, XRD, XRF, XPS, SIMS and Auger. EAG provides fast turn-around time, superior data quality and excellent results, with ISO 9001 and 17025 certifications. Our expertise in problem solving and advanced analytical methods can help you meet your goals quickly and cost-effectively.
Elnik Systems, LLC
Cedar Grove NJ
ELNIK SYSTEMS supplies MIM-telligence™. A manufacturer/reseller of solvent/catalytic debinding and ONE-step debind and sinter equipment for metal injection molded and 3D/Additive Manufactured parts, with integrated shelving systems for reduced handling/staging time. Innovation driven through its sister company DSH Technologies, LLC, your partner in MIM/AM; Offering trial runs, Knowledge Transfer, R&D, and set up of turn-key project MIM operations.
Epson Atmix Corp.—SCM Metal Products Inc.
Research Triangle Park, NC
SCM Metal Products, Inc., a Kymera International company, is the exclusive representative, in North and South America, for MIM powders provided by Epson Atmix Corporation, Japan (Atmix). Atmix provides a wide variety of high-quality alloys in particle sizes and particle shapes for the MIM industry. Alloy selection includes iron-based (stainless and low alloy), nickel-based, and cobalt-based alloys with particle sizes ranging from sub-20 micron to sub-3 micron distributions. Advances in Atmix’s high-pressure atomization process have made sub-10 micron powders cost-competitive while offering improvements in surface quality, dimensional stability, and final density.
ExOne The Americas
North Huntingdon, PA
ExOne, a global provider of three-dimensional printing machines and printed products to industrial customer, manufactures and sells 3D printing machines. Customer products are printed through our Production Service Centers in the United States, Germany, and Japan. We have industry-leading printing capacity and print in a variety of materials.
In business since 1987, defined and developed the concept of Medium Pressure Injection Moulding (MEDPIMOULD®). New binder system TeWeX™, can be used for feedstocks for Medium/High Pressure PIM and AM (3-D printing by direct extrusion). Supplier of complete production lines based on medium-pressure injection-molding systems with the flexible principle of CIModule® (Compact Injection Module), injection volume up to 400 cc. Deliveries including low-cost mixers, injection-molding machines and rate-controlled debinding furnaces as well as supercritical carbon dioxide binder extractors. Complete machinery and product-specific technology knowhow packages for all kinds of powders. Prototype development. Representatives in United States, Europe, South East Asia and India.
H.C. Starck’s trusted supply chain of superior refractory pure and alloyed materials—Mo, W, TZM and MoLa—delivers high quality products for heat treating medical, aerospace, defense and automotive products. Boats and trays, hot zones, furnace racks and heat shields are offered for MIM applications including sintering, debonding, annealing and heat treating. H.C. Starck‘s fabricated products are manufactured for OEMs, end-users and aftermarket furnace manufacturers.
Garden Grove, CA
Kittyhawk Products’ qualified experts in the field of hot isostatic pressing are available to provide individualized consultation to the industry. Designers and manufacturers of metal castings continually find themselves in a battle to lower costs and achieve higher performance. Kittyhawk products meets the growing needs of its customers, which include companies from the aerospace, commercial, military, automotive, medical, MIM, and recreational industries. Kittyhawk Products is ISO 9001:2008, AS 9100 Rv. C, NADCAP accredited, FFL licensed, and source approved by all major prime contractors.
New Britain, CT
Microcare is a manufacturer of precision cleaning fluids, including Tergo™ Metal Cleaning Fluid. A non-flammable, fast-drying solvent for dewaxing of MIM parts and components. This regulatory compliant fluid has an AEL of 200 ppm and is designed to work in vacuum or conventional vapor degreasing equipment. The high solvency and low surface tension of Tergo MCF are ideal for pre-sintering extraction. In addition, the engineers and technical lab at Microcare can partner with you to evaluate and utilize Tergo MCF in your process.
Nel Hydrogen is a global, dedicated hydrogen company, delivering optimal solutions to produce, store & distribute hydrogen. We serve industries, energy and gas companies with leading hydrogen technology. Nel Hydrogen has a history of development & continual improvement of hydrogen plants. Providing solutions that meet global hydrogen requirements including powder metallurgy, MIM and heat treating. Our patented Alkaline and Proton® PEM electrolysis systems coupled with uncompromising attention to excellence and quality enable us to partner with leading research institutions, governments and militaries. Globally Nel Hydrogen delivers, installs and supports gas generation units on every continent.
Orton Ceramic Foundation
The Orton Ceramic Foundation has produced products used to monitor temperature within furnaces, ovens, and kilns for well over 100 years. Orton has developed the patented product—TempTAB®, for use in checking the sintering furnace temperature uniformity, consistency, and reproducibility. TempTAB® is currently available in five different temperature ranges for use between (850–1,750 °C) and can be used in any type of atmosphere or in vacuum. TempTAB® are a low cost complimentary product that can enhance any quality control program and can be used between AMS-2750 or CQI-9 TUS surveys without disrupting the process.
PIM International Magazine
Powder Injection Moulding International is the only business-to-business publication dedicated to reporting on the technical and commercial advances in MIM and CIM technology. Available in both print and digital formats, PIM International is the perfect platform to promote your company to a global audience.
PLANSEE USA LLC
Plansee produces “strong metals” such as Molybdenum (Mo, ML, TZM) and Tungsten (W, WVM) for different industries and applications including the MIM market. Plansee has over 95 years of innovation in powder metallurgy and remains committed to developing new solutions, providing in-depth expert advice, and delivering premium-quality products and parts for demanding MIM applications.
Rio Tinto Metal Powders
Sorel-Tracy Quebec Canada
Rio Tinto Metal Powders (RTMP, formerly QMP) is a registered ISO9001, ISO14001 & IATF 16949 company and is the only major powder producer in the world to manufacture iron powder from low residual ore. RTMP offers exceptional consistency in its full range of iron and steel powders. Newly developed water atomized ATOMET® MIM iron powder meets the Metal Injection Molding industry requirements for particle size and chemical composition.
Ryer, Inc., is a manufacturer, developer, and supplier of custom and standard feedstocks for the metal injection molding industry. We offer the largest selection of MIM/PIM feedstocks in the industry. Our vast feedstock selection offers multiple choices of de-binding methods, material types, particle sizes, and distributions. As a custom compounder, RYER can match your current material shrink specifications and flow characteristics. Ryer feedstocks are inspected, tested, and documented to assure you receive consistent, predictable results with “batch-to-batch” repeatability. Contact Ryer today to learn how Ryer feedstocks can improve your yield, quality, and the consistency of your products.
Sandvik Osprey Ltd
Sandvik Osprey is a leading manufacturer of high-quality gas-atomized, spherical powders for metal injection molding, additive manufacturing, and other markets. The company offers a comprehensive range of alloys including stainless steels (17-4PH, 304L/316L, 420, 440C, HK30), low-alloy steels (4140, 4340, 4605), cobalt alloys (CoCrMo & stellites), nickel alloys (Inconels, Nimonics, hastelloys, etc.), and copper alloys. Master alloys are also a specialty (17-4PH, 316L, 420, 4140 and others). Sandvik Osprey has a strong track record of successful developments with customers from pilot plant to bulk production. As part of the global Sandvik AB corporation we can give effective technical support for customers’ projects. The company is continually expanding its capacity to satisfy market needs.
Signature Vacuum Systems, Inc.
Signature Vacuum Systems, Inc., a contributing leader in vacuum heat processing equipment, designs and manufactures vacuum furnace systems for a broad range of thermal processing applications in the metals and ceramics industries.
With over 100 years of combined experience in Industrial Heat Processing Equipment, Signature has achieved a position of distinction in advanced vacuum technology by providing innovative solutions to demanding material processing challenges. These demanding challenges have provided opportunity to gain application and process experience ranging from debinding and sintering to tungsten carbide reclamation. Signature sintering equipment offers the most advanced gas flow distribution technology and pre-heat system to enhance gas flow performance within the hot zone. Signature is a full service supplier, manufacturing and servicing vacuum furnaces for sintering metal and ceramic materials.
Steward Advanced Materials, LLC
Steward Advanced Materials designs, engineers and manufactures high-performance specialty metallic alloys and ceramic materials to meet the most stringent requirements for advanced technologies and applications. With a long history dating back to the late 1800’s, Steward Advanced Materials has a reputation of providing the highest level in quality of products and customer service. In 2017 Steward Advanced Materials became the exclusive North and South American Distributor of Atomizing Systems Limited’s inert Gas Atomized, Water Atomized and UHP Water atomized powders. These powders are available in Fe based, Ni based, Co based and Cu based alloys. ASL’s gas atomization technology produces virtually satellite free spherical powders enabling consistent powder feed rates for all application and powder sizing technology to optimize yield for all MIM, Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) and all Thermal processes.
Tundra Innovations, LLC
White Bear Lake, MN
Tundra is a specialty polymer additives and composites company. Tundra’s proprietary coating technology, TundraKoat™, enables loading of extremely high concentrations of particles (up to > 80% by volume and >90% by weight)—metals, fibers, and minerals—into many different polymer systems. The result is polymer composites that can be made stronger, heavier, lighter, magnetic, insulative, conductive, sinterable, recyclable—depending on the desired characteristics and end-use application. TundraKoat™ also allows these composites to be manufactured on traditional thermoplastic processing equipment while maintaining the viscoelastic and rheological properties of the underlying polymer.
Using TundraKoat™, Tundra has developed the Dynamik® platform of materials. This platform includes metal composite feedstocks that are ready-to-use in Metal Injection Molding and 3D printing applications. Dynamik® materials range from common feedstocks used in traditional MIM applications, to very low shrink formulations (<8%) that can be used to make complex and/or very large parts. TundraKoat™ improves the sintering
USD Powder GmbH
iPowder® is USD`s unique, high-quality, pre-alloyed, gas-water combined atomized metal powder.
We offer a wide range of standard and tailored alloys which are specifically designed for metal injection molding. iPowder® stands for unique green part and as sintered chemical and mechanical properties.
Our products are suitable for all available feedstock systems and could be adjusted according to the exact requirement.
iPowder® (like 1070, 4140,420W,430L, 440C, 17-4PH, 316L, HK30, Kovar, CuNi25, Fe6.5SiCr and FePBNbC) is worldwide used - for example 3C products incl. mobile phone frames, SIM card holders, watch housings etc.
Contact USD to get more information about the economical, reliable and high quality iPowder®
Verder Scientific, Inc.
Verder Scientific Inc., proprietor of the Retsch, Retsch Technology, Carbolite Gero, and ELTRA brands, sets the standard in the development, manufacture and distribution of high-tech scientific equipment. The well-known Verder Scientific companies have served research institutions, analytical laboratories as well as manufacturing companies in quality control and process applications for many decades, with ever more sophisticated and reliable products which offer the solution to their individual task. The company manufactures and supplies instrumentation for sample preparation, particle characterization by dynamic imaging analysis, elemental analysis, as well as heat treatment of solid materials.
ZIRCAR Ceramics, Inc.
ZIRCAR Ceramics, Inc., manufactures and markets a range of high Al2O3 sintering accessories that enable MIM producers to manufacture challenging parts. Products include: machinable porous sintering fixtures, veneers and boards; dense Al2O3 tape cast substrates; reticulated and recrystallized Al2O3 plates. In-house CNC mills produce custom machined fixtures—great for prototyping.