Powder metallurgy is an efficient and versatile advanced manufacturing process for both ferrous and non-ferrous parts. Powders are fed into a die and compacted under pressure. The resulting shapes are then sintered in a furnace to bond the particles together, a process that produces very little waste.
With the latest powder metallurgy manufacturing techniques, the scope of what is possible continues to grow and expand. Powder metallurgical engineering allows for the manufacturing of complex and unique shapes that simply aren’t possible with other metalworking processes. Considered a “Green Process,” the powder metallurgy process uses scrap metal to make many of the powders used today and then eliminates the excess chips and other waste produced by other forms of metalworking. Catalus is proud to be a leader in creating environmentally sound products for its customers.
When it comes to long-term performance reliability in your critical applications, the advanced manufacturing capabilities of Catalus powder metal components have advantages above the rest.
Top Advantages of Powder Metallurgy
When you choose powder metallurgy products from Catalus, you’re getting:
Very little or no machining
Minimal to no scrap or waste
Close dimensional tolerances
A wide variety of alloy systems
Heat-treatable materials for increased strength or wear resistance
The ability to combine multiple parts into one
Catalus’ powder metallurgy parts are also customizable with face details and logo/labeling options of your choosing.
We offer high-skilled powder metallurgy engineering to our clients, and our solutions can easily work for your business. Whether you’re in the market for parts for the automotive, appliance, lawn and garden, marine, outdoor recreation or other industries, Catalus delivers top solutions. Choose from iron-based, stainless steel, non-ferrous, brass, bronze and other materials for your parts.