MIM Powder

Features

・Achieve high sintered density at lower sintering temp.
・lmprove mechanical properties.
・Achieve smoother surface.
・Good transcription ability.
・Enable thin and small parts production.

Typical Materials

C Si Mn Ni Cr Cu Nb Mo V Fe
316L ≤0.03 ≤1.00 ≤2.00 12.0-15.0 16.0-18.0 - - 2.0-3.0 - Bal.
304L ≤0.03 ≤1.00 ≤2.00 9.0~13.0 18.0-20.0 - - - - Bal.
630
(17-4PH)
≤0.07 ≤0.5 ≤0.30 3.0-5.0 15.5-17.5 3.0-5.0 0.15-0.45 - - Bal.
440C 0.95~1.20 ≤1.00 ≤1.00 ≤0.6 16.0-18.0 - 0.75 - - Bal.
2%Ni-Fe Report ≤0.35 ≤0.5 1.5-2.5 ≤0.2 - - - - Bal.
HK-30 0.45-0.50 0.751.75 ≤1.5 19.0-22.0 23.0-27.0 - 1.2-1.5 - - Bal.
SKD-11 1.4-1.6 ≤0.4 ≤0.6 ≤0.5 11.0-13.0 - - 0.8-1.2 0.2-0.5 Bal.
Ni-20Cr - - - Bal. 19.0-21.0 - - - - ≤1.0
ASTM F75 ≤0.1 ≤1.00 ≤1.00 ≤0.5 27.0-30.0 - 5.0-7.0 Co Bal.

Typical Particle Sizes

Grades D50 (µm)
PF-3F 3.0±0.5
PF-5F 4.0±1.0
PF-10F 6.0±1.0
PF-13F 7.0±1.0
PF-15F 8.0±1.0
PF-20F 10.0±1.0

Example of App

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∗ Orthodontic parts using 316L PF-5F

Example of Particle Distributions

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Typecal Properties of 316L

PF-3F PF-5F PF-10F PF-13F PF-15F PF-20F
D50
(µm)
2.9 4.0 6.3 6.7 8.3 9.7
Tap Density
(g/cm3)
3.6 3.9 4.5 4.6 4.4 4.5
Specific Surface Area
(m2/g)
0.66 0.57 0.24 0.24 0.27 0.22
Oxygen Content
(ppm)
5000 4000 3400 3400 3200 3200

Particle Shapes

316L PF-3F 316L PF-13F 316L PF-20F

Properties of Sintered Parts

Sintered Density Tensile Strength
Surface Roughness Examples produced by LIGA