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Sintering Seminar Classroom

Powder Metallurgy Sintering Seminar—VIRTUAL OnDemand Event

September 28–October 1, 2020


This course contains nearly 16 hours of technical content, watch at your pace but all of the programming must be watched between the dates of September 28, 2020 8:00 a.m. GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) and October 1, 2020 8:00 p.m. GMT (Greenwich Mean Time).

One of the industry's most popular programs, the Powder Metallurgy Sintering Seminar is only offered every two years.


Learn from industry experts about:

  • Sintering parts at normal or elevated sintering temperatures
  • Increased productivity by reducing rework and scrap
  • Improving properties of PM parts with sintering
  • The latest equipment capabilities
  • Troubleshooting sintering problems
  • Efficiency in daily sintering operations
  • Debinding and sintering of MIM and Metal AM components


Register for the Sintering Seminar

Program Co-Chairmen: 

Mark Saline, Gasbarre Products, Inc.

Raymond Serafini, PMT, Messer North America

No Camera

Restrictions on Recording. No photography, or audio or video recording of presentations is permitted.

Register by August 26, 2020, to save with advance rates.


Advance Date August 26 After August 26
MPIF member $550 $650
APMI member $650 $750
Non-member $750 $850

Discounts available for multiple registrations from the same organization. For every two list price registrations your organization will receive one FREE registration! To take advantage of this cost savings registrations must be made through our registration department by contacting Stephanie Schember, 609-452-7700 ext 114.


This course contains nearly 16 hours of technical content, watch at your pace but all of the programming must be watched between the dates of September 28th, 2020 8:00 a.m. GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) and October 1st, 2020 8:00 p.m. GMT (Greenwich Mean Time).

Theory and Practices of Conventional PM Sintering and High-Temperature Sintering

Using Metallography Techniques to Study Sintering in Ferrous PM Materials

Conventional Sintering Furnaces

High Temperature Continuous Sintering Furnaces

Advancements and Options for Sintering Furnaces

Achieving High Performance through the Use of High Temperature Sintering

Optimizing the Design of Sintering Furnace Belts

Fundamentals of Vacuum Sintering

Safety, Production and Role of Sintering Furnace Atmospheres

Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance of Furnace Atmospheres for PM Sintering

Introduction to AIAG CQl-9

Conventional Sintering of Ferrous Materials

Sintering of Stainless Steel

Sintering Processes for Nonferrous Materials

Sintering Refractory Metals

Sintering in Metal Injection Molding (MIM)

Debinding & Sintering of Metal Additive Manufactured Components


Registration Fee includes:

Course registration includes over $450 of publications related to Sintering Theory, Equipment and Technical Literature on Powder Metallurgy Sintering along with a Certificate of Course completion

Advanced Registration

Take advantage of special pre-registration discounts by registering advance. Registration and payment must be received by Friday, August 26, 2020, to qualify for the reduced rates. If you do not receive an acknowledgement by e-mail within 10 business days, please contact Stephanie Schember.

If you are registering multiple people from your organization, please contact Stephanie Schember for a paper registration form.

Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be provided for cancellations. Should a registrant not be able to attend on planned dates, with written requests received prior to September 24, 2020, MPIF will work with individuals to replay the recorded content at a later date.

Special Needs

Attendees that require special arrangements or have a special need (dietary or physical), please contact Diane Haggerty in advance so that arrangements can be made.

Course Sponsor

MPIF is a federation of independent trade associations representing companies engaged in the application of powder metallurgy, including manufacturers of PM parts, metal powders, and PM processing equipment.

Code of Conduct Policy

Presenters, Vendors and all other Attendees at MPIF/APMI/CPMT events are expected to comply with instructions from staff members and are expected to conduct themselves at all times in a courteous, professional and respectful manner, refraining from language and conduct that might bring discredit upon themselves, their organizations, and MPIF/APMI/CPMT. Such conduct includes, but is not limited to disrupting the businesslike atmosphere, harassment, discrimination, inappropriate language, failing to comply with local, state, and federal laws, and conduct that puts themselves and others at risk. This code of conduct applies to both official activities of the event and its program as well as to any informal and social activities taking place in connection with the event. Presenters, and any other Attendees who do not comply with this code of conduct may be removed from the event and barred from attending future MPIF/APMI/CPMT sponsored or co-sponsored events.