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2017 JPMA Awards Announced

November 9, 2017

The Japanese Powder Metallurgy Association (JPMA) has announced the recipients of the 2017 Japanese Powder Metallurgy Awards. The awards program originated in 1979 and continues to spread awareness of the possibilities of components made using powder metallurgy.

This year, seven PM components were chosen for awards.

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New Design Awards

Development of Low-Cost Sintered Ravigneaux Planetary Carrier
Toyota Motor Corporation

Development of Complex-Shaped Pulley with High-Accuracy Non-Circular Gear Teeth
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Development of a Sprocket for Low-Fuel Consumption AT Oil Pump
Diamet Corporation

New Materials Awards

High-Wear-Resistant Fe-Sintered Alloy Slider for High-Speed Trains
Fine Sinter Co., LTD

Development of Fe-Cu System Oil-Impregnated Sintered Bearing with Excellent High-Pressure Resistance and Wear Resistance
Diamet Corporation

Effort Prize Awards

Development of Gasoline Direct Injection Mechanism Part "Guide, Fuel Pump Lifter"
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Development of Thin Sprocket without Sizing Process
Diamet Corporation

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