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International Conference on Injection Molding of Metals, Ceramics and Carbides

West Palm Beach, FL  ~  February 21–23, 2022

Daily Schedule

    Programming is subject to change


Daily Schedule

Monday, February 21

8:00–9:00 a.m.


9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

PIM Tutorial (includes lunch)

5:00–6:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception

Tuesday, February 22

7:00–8:00 a.m.

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m.

Program (includes lunch)

5:00–7:30 p.m.

Tabletop Exhibition / Networking Reception

Wednesday, February 23

7:00–8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Program (includes lunch)


MIM2018 Exhibitors


Case studies will be presented throughout the conference.

Abstracts of Presentations


Corrosion Behaviors of Additively Manufactured H13 and Maraging steel MS1 Tool Steels for Die Casting Mold Applications
Xuehui Yang, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, Co-authors: Alan Jones, Yeou-li Chu, Jing Zhang

Chemical-Mechanical Surface Finishing of MIM and Binder Jet Components: Observations and Recommendations
Justin Michaud, REM Surface Engineering,  Co-authors: Agustin Diaz, Lane Winkelmann

Development of biobased feedstock for PIM-like Extrusion-based Additive Manufacturing
Nicolas Charpentier,  Femto-ST, Université de Franche-Comté, Co-authors – Thierry Barriere, Frederic Bernard, Nathalie Boudeau, Alexandre Gilbin

Metal Binder Jetting of Superalloy Impeller for Turbocharger Application
Chad Beamer, Quintus Technologies LLC, Co-Author - Fredrik Berg Lissel, Mattia Forgiarini, Tim Noronha

Solvent Debinding: An update to the continuing lab studies comparing the Overall Efficiency of Traditional Debinding Solvents to Halogenated Azeotropic Solvent Mixtures. 
David Ferguson, MicroCare, LLC

Role of Nitrogen and Other Minor Alloying Elements on Microstructural Evolution During the Heat Treatment of 17-4 PH Grade Stainless Steel
Derek J Shaffer, Pennsylvania State University, Co-author – Todd Palmer

Production of Permanent Magnets from Recycled Nd-Fe-B Powder using the Extrusion Debonding Sintering Process
Stefan Rathfelder, Co-Authors - Santiago Cano, Christian Kukla, Carlo Burkhardt, Clemens Holzer

Additive manufacturing of aluminum alloy by metal fused filament Fabrication (MF3)
Luke Joseph Malone, Co-author – Sundar Atre

Building Confidence Through Virtual Metal Injection Molding
Harshal Bhogesra , SIGMA Plastic Services, Inc.

Costing of MIM Components
Matt Bulger, ATPM Consulting

Plasma powder production for MIM applications
Jérôme Pollak,  Tekna

Exploring Automated Bending Process for MIM Part Dimensional Correction
Douglas Kaercher,  The Arc Group Worldwide

Reduction in Shrinkage of Binder Jet Printed Large Stainless-Steel Parts Using Novel Metal Powders
Kyle Myers, ExOne

17-4PH stainless Past and Present
Tim McCabe, OptiMIM

The 1st Ever Direct Jetting for High-Definition Additive Manufacturing of Metals & Ceramics
Dror Danai, XJet LTD.

A review of state of the art Vacuum induction melting Inert Gas Atomization (VIGA) technology as well as modified efficient Water Atomized technology and the fine metal powders possible from this technology
Ralf Carlström, Höganäs  AB

Powder Production and Metal Injection Molding (MIM) of a Novel Light-weight, High-strength, Non-magnetic Steel, Compared with Ti6Al4V Alloy Alternative
Paul A. Davies, Sandvik Osprey Ltd., Co-authors: Rudolf Seiler, Thorsten Staudt, Eleonora Bettini, Luke Harris

Mitigating Post-Sinter Distortion in MIM via Machining in the Green State
Levi M. Rust,  ARC Group Worldwide

Application of Hot Disk Transient Plane Source for Thermal Conductivity Evaluation During Metal Injection Molding: Case of Metal Powders
Artem A. Trofimov, Orton Ceramic Foundation

Impact of Gas Guiding in an Improved Debinding and Sintering Furnace for AM Parts: CFD Simulations and Initial Experimental Results
Tim Ohnweile, Carbolite Gero

Sintering Behavior of Binder-Jet Printed H-13
James W. Sears, AMAERO

Comparison of Binder-jet and MIM
Animesh Bose, FAPMI, Desktop Metal, Inc.

Dry Ice Cleaning in MIM - Who Needs It?
Steve Wilson, Cold Jet LLC

Metal Injection Molding of F75 (Co-28Cr-6Mo)
John L. Johnson, FAPMI, Novamet/Ultra Fine Specialty Products

Effect of Nb Addition and Sinter Conditions on AISI-420 Martensitic Stainless Steels Produced by Powder Injection Molding: Microstructural, Mechanical and Corrosion Properties
H. Özkan Gülsoy, Marmara University

Two Component Micro Powder Injection Molding of Bi-Material Stainless Steel 17-PH and Yttria Stabilized Zirconia
Abu Bakar Sulong, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Co-authors: Ai-Basir, Nashrah Hani Jamadon, Norhamidi Muhamad

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