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powder metallurgy

the art or science of manufacturing useful articles by compacting metal and other powders in a die, followed by sintering.
Origin of powder metallurgy
1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for powder metallurgy
  • Used in powder metallurgy and as a catalyst in chemical manufacture.
  • The powder is consolidated by powder metallurgy techniques or by argon-arc welding.
  • Application of powder metallurgy techniques for the development of non-toxic ammunition.
  • These alloys are being produced by melting and casting as well as powder metallurgy approaches.
  • Densification may occur by cold compaction, sintering, hot pressing or other powder metallurgy methods generally used.
British Dictionary definitions for powder metallurgy

powder metallurgy

the science and technology of producing solid metal components from metal powder by compaction and sintering
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