Powder Metallurgy : Powder Metallurgy P/M is the production of metal parts by way of compacting metal powders in appropriate dies and sintering (heating without melting) them.
3000 BC – Egypt; sponge irons
1100 AD – Arabs; high quality swords from iron powder
1900s – prod’n of tungsten filaments for incandescent bulbs
Powder Metallurgy : Powder Metallurgy
Slide 4: Sources
E.P. DeGarmo, et. al. Materials and Processes in Manufacturing. 6th Edition, Macmillan Publishing Company, 1984.
S. Kalpakjian. Manufacturing Engineering and Technology. 3rd Edition, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1995.