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Powder Metallurgy Basics

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Powder metallurgy is an ancient technology that has made a resounding comeback and has enhanced modern engineering capabilities. The THORS course Powder Metallurgy Basics presents a comprehensive view of powder metallurgy technology.

Learning Hours: 2.5

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Course Description

Powder metallurgy is an ancient technology that has made a resounding comeback and has enhanced modern engineering capabilities. The THORS course Powder Metallurgy Basics presents a comprehensive view of powder metallurgy technology. This introductory course, replete with audio, video, and interactive learning experiences, enables learners to discover powder processing and part processing methods. In addition, this course offers insights into the characterization of metal powders and its impact on the behavior of the bulk material.

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Who will benefit from this Powder Metallurgy course?

Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Technicians, and Quality

Course Classification

This manufacturing course by THORS eLearning Solutions covers identification of key terms and understanding of key concepts.

*THORS uses the Bloom’s Taxonomy Methodology for our course development.

Certificate Awarded for Powder Metallurgy Basics

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Gain comprehensive knowledge on the life cycle of manufacturing an engineered component from powder metal.
  2. Understand the principles and practices of major metal powder production methods.
  3. Learn the powder characterization methods in powder metallurgy.
  4. Learn the relationship between powder characteristics and powder processing methods.
  5. Compare and contrast the powder processing methods.
  6. Gain a broad knowledge of the process parameters associated with powder production.
  7. Identify the powder production method suitable for a particular powder processing method.
Powder Metallurgy Basics Course

Table of Contents

  1. Powder Production Methods
    1. Melt Atomization
      1. Mechanics of Droplet Formation
      2. Water Atomization
        1.  Process
        2.  Process Control
        3.  Powder Characteristics
      3. Gas Atomization
        1. Process
        2.  Process Control
        3.  Powder Characteristics
      4. Centrifugal Atomization
        1. Process
        2.  Process Control
        3.  Powder Characteristics
    2. Chemical Methods
      1. Electrolysis
        1.  Process
        2.  Process Control
        3.  Powder Characteristics
      2. Oxide Reduction
        1.  Process
        2.  Process Control
        3.  Powder Characteristics
      3. Thermal Decomposition
        1.  Process
        2.  Process Control
        3.  Powder Characteristics
      4. Solid-State Reduction
        1.  Process
        2.  Process Control
        3.  Powder Characteristics
      5. Other Chemical Methods
        1. Process
        2. Process Control
        3. Powder Characteristics
    3. Mechanical Disintegration
      1. Milling
        1. Ball Milling
          1. Process
          2. Process Control
          3. Powder Characteristics
        2. Attrition Milling
      2. Other Mechanical Processes
    4. Post-Production Processes
      1. Formulation
      2. Scrap
  2. Powder Properties and Nomenclature
    1. Powder Characterization
      1. Powder Morphology
      2. Granulometric Properties
      3. Internal Structure
      4. Flowability
      5. Apparent Density
      6. Green Strength
      7. Specific Surface Area
      8. Powder Chemistry
    2. Nomenclature
  3. Powder to Part
    1. Part Processing
      1. Press and Sinter
      2. Powder Metal Forging
      3. Isostatic Pressing
        1. Hot Isostatic Pressing
        2. Cold Isostatic Pressing
      4. Metal Injection Molding
      5. Additive Manufacturing
      6. Hard Metal Production
    2. Application Drivers
      1. Prime Application Drivers
      2. Size and Production Volume
      3. Part Density
    3. Powder Production Selection

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