By simulating powder technological processing steps and sequences, we make the manufacture of specifically shaped, defect-free components more accurate and efficient. An additional part of our focus as powder technology experts concerns the modeling and simulation of mechanisms and processes which involve complex fluids or fluids charged with particles. With all that we do as powder technology specialists, our goal is to improve products and processes, reduce development times and enable our clients to reduce costs. We use different simulation methods and a full range of materials to handle almost the entire range of granular material systems as well as particle-loaded fluids.
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Pressing and sintering processes
When using powder technology for the forming and shaping of components, die compaction has been established for many materials (ceramics, hard metals, sintered steel, magnetic materials, pharmaceutical powders). Complex components place high demands on the pressing technology: typical problems are the warpage caused by the green density gradients as well as cracks caused when extracting the component from the die or by temperature gradients during the sintering process. The ...