Sintered Metals in Engineering Design

  • S. W. McGee
  • E. R. Andreotti


The design engineering task wherein the functional requirements of machinery are translated into manufacturable component parts becomes feasible only when a high degree of predictability for the mechanical and physical properties of engineering materials is maintained. To serve this design need, sintered metals present not only the predictability required but also offer a wide selection from which many combinations of mechanical, physical, and corrosion-resistant properties may be chosen. This paper surveys and updates the range of properties which are now available in sintered metals and relates these to engineering design requirements. The predictability of properties obtained in articles from sintered-metals production is examined in relation to composition, processing, and structures of sintered metals.


Ultimate Tensile Strength Powder Metallurgy Nodular Cast Iron Spur Gear Face Width 
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© Metal Powder Industries Federation and The Metallurgical Society of AIME 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. W. McGee
    • 1
  • E. R. Andreotti
    • 1
  1. 1.Burgess-Norton Manufacturing CompanyGenevaUSA

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