Powder Metalurgy (PM), also called Metal Injection Moulding (MIM), allows sophisticated and near-net-shape products of high complexity without (in most cases) needing a further machining.
Metal powder of 5-20 µm grain size is formed together with a selective binder. Debinding followed by sintering under vacuum brings up gas-tight, scale free, resilient, and ready-to-use MIM form parts.
Precision tools and fully automated production processes help designers to exploit all degrees of freedom and create enormous rationalization potentials for both new and existing components.
Besides surface roughnesses of Ra 0,5 - 1,0 µm, food-safety according to LFGB DIN 10955 / DIN EN 5495, and a minimum of machining neccessity, this economical and ecological production method allows thin wallthicknesses and the most complex undercuts.