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Guide to PM Microstructures Website Updated

The MPIF comprehensive website of PM microstructures was recently updated to make the user experience more enjoyable. Several new materials were added including 300 and 400 series stainless steel alloys. 

Nominations for APMI International Fellow Award

APMI is seeking nominations for its Fellow Award.  This highly selective award recognizes APMI members for their significant contributions to APMI and high level of expertise in the technology, practice, or business of the industry.  Candidates must have been a member of APMI for a combined total of 10 years minimum, with the last two being concurrent.  Recipients will receive their awards at the annual PowderMet conference.  Click here for a copy of the Award Criteria, Nomination Form, and a listing of prior recipients.

Send the completed Nomination Form by May 1, to Turner Abbott (tabbott@mpif.org).

PM Flashback

Volume 20, No. 3, March/April 1991


John Cenko Receives P/M Automotive Achievement Award
Chicago Conference Program Released
P/M Trends Aired at SAE Congress
Ceracon Consolidates Tungsten-Nickel-Iron Powders
Midwest Sintered Products Expands
PTX-Pentronix Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Stackpole Corp. Sells Specialty Carbon Products Business Units
Nippon Promoting Aluminum P/M Materials
Compacting/Tooling Seminar
P/M Environmental Regulations Manual/Seminar
New P/M Bearing Standard
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Indian Scientists Develop Self-Disinfecting, Biodegradable Masks

To battle the highly transmissible Omicron variant, a self-disinfecting copper-based nanoparticle-coated antiviral face mask was developed by Indian scientists from Bengaluru. The mask, which is biodegradable, highly breathable and washable, is said to exhibit high performance against the Covid-19 virus as well as several other viral and bacterial infections.

Metal AM Chest Implant Saves Cancer Patient’s Life

An additive manufactured (AM) titanium implant was used to reconstruct a cancer patient’s entire chest bone and ribs by a hospital in India. The reconstructive sternum and ribs surgery assured the patient would not be dependent on medical ventilation for the rest of his life.