Hoeganaes Corporation is to present a paper on warm die compaction at APMA, the 3rd International Conference on Powder Metallurgy in Asia, which takes place from 8-10 November 2015 in Kyoto, Japan.

The paper, entitled Warm Die Compaction with Reduced Lubricant Levels Promoting Higher Green and Sintered Densities, is authored by Francis Hanejko.

It describes a new multi-component lubricant system engineered to enable PM part production with lubricant levels of 0.25 weight per-cent for components having an overall length of up to 20 mm.  This new lubricant system enables green and sintered densities in excess of 7.4 g/cm³ at compaction pressures of approximately 750 MPa.  Details of the processing and resulting mechanical properties will be presented.  

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