Showa Denko Materials Powdered Metals (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Production Process

Our Approach

Before we proceed to production, our professional and experienced engineers will work closely with you to analyse your current situation by finding out your specific needs and requirements. Whether you have concern in areas like quality, delivery or application, we will be able to assist you. With support from our Head Quarters, we are able to conduct a material analysis and develop and recommend including the design aspect for the application that will best suit your needs.

We specialise in manufacturing of powdered metal products and our sophisticated production technologies will contribute to the success of your development and rationalization in the long term.

Powder Metal Production Process

Weighing & Mixing (Blending)

Various types of raw powders are weighed in the specified ratios, and then mixed by blending machine to obtain a uniform mixture.

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Mixing process
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Compacting

The mixed powder is placed in a high precision tooling, then compacted by a vertical press machine to form a compressed part called Green compact.

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Compacting process
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Sintering

The Green compact is placed into a sintering furnace, where it is heated in gas atmosphere at temperatures below the melting point of base metals. An alloy component of near net shape is then ready for delivery or further processing.

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Sintering process
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The post treatments, such as repressing, machining and/or heat treatment may be applied for increased precision or strengthening if necessary.