(Updated February 8, 2018)
Los Angeles, CA
3DEO’s Intelligent Layering® metal 3D printing technology unlocks the potential of high volume additive manufacturing by dramatically reducing final part cost. Despite the low cost, our high-quality parts meet widely accepted MIM quality benchmark MPIF Standard 35 while still achieving tight tolerances and the best surface finish in metal 3D printing. 3DEO will open additive manufacturing to most industries that can’t afford it today. 3DEO is a metal component supplier.
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.
Evans City, PA
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, tool steel, soft magnetics, super alloys, and specialty alloys. Please contact the BASF Catamold team at CC_Electronics@basf.com or call at 1-800-433-4739 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.
Cold Jet® is the world leader in developing innovative, environmentally responsible dry ice cleaning solutions that help companies reduce maintenance costs, enhance product quality, prolong equipment life and improve productivity. Cold Jet's dry ice cleaning systems are used in a variety of industries, making productive use of recycled carbon dioxide while eliminating chemicals and water. The company's dry ice production equipment is used by every major gas company to produce the highest density dry ice available. Cold Jet headquarters are in Ohio with international operations in Europe, Asia, Canada and Mexico.
Digital Metal AB
Additive manufacturing of small and 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 and great resolution have brought our 3D metal printing technology to a world-class benchmark standard with over 200,000 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 has in-house tool sampling capability.
EAG Laboratories is the global 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 certification. Our expertise in problem solving and advanced analytical methods can help you meet your goals quickly and cost-effectively. Ask EAG. We Know How.
ECM USA Inc.
Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158
ECM-USA is the WORLD LEADER in Low Pressure Vacuum Carburizing and High Pressure Gas Quenching Furnaces. ECM's implementation of these heat treat systems has added flexibility, safety, reliability and cost savings to our customers.
ECM has successfully integrated over 200 installations and over 1000 heating cells worldwide, including de-waxing, sintering, and hardening/carburizing furnaces for optimal mechanical properties with minimum distortion. ECM’s SYNERGY CENTER is capable of distortion testing using our new Zeiss CMM system. ECM provides customers with millions of carburized parts with years of equipment and process reliability.
Elnik Systems, LLC
Cedar Grove, NJ
ELNIK SYSTEMS supplies MIM-telligence™. A manufacturer 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; Offering trial runs, consulting, 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.
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.
Quintus Technologies, LLC (Part of the Avure Technologies Group)
Lewis Center, OH
Quintus Technologies specializes in the design, manufacture, installation, and support of high pressure systems for sheet metal forming and densification of advanced materials and critical industrial components. Headquartered in Västerås, Sweden, and represented in 35 countries worldwide, the company is the world leader in high pressure technology and has delivered more than 1,800 systems to customers across the globe within industries such as aerospace, automotive, energy, and medical implants. Quintus Technologies is truly in the business of helping customers create the "Owning Experience" they want in the most economical way for over 60 years. We are proud of our capability to customize our machinery to meet the exact material development needs of every customer.
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
Neath, United Kingdom
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.
Sunrock Ceramics Company
Sunrock Ceramics is a U.S. manufacturer of high-alumina setter tiles, pusher plates, saggers, refractory bricks, hearth plates, and other specialty shapes used for sintering operations in powder metallurgy and advanced ceramics industries, including metal injection molding and ceramic injection molding. Sunrock presses and casts very high-purity alumina ceramics that can withstand the severe thermal cycles and aggressive chemical environments inherent in hydrogen-atmosphere sintering operations. Our press production process and large tooling portfolio provides a wide assortment of available shapes, including thin setter plates used in batch hydrogen and vacuum furnaces. Larger or more complicated shapes such as hearths, muffles, or saggers can be cast.
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®
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.