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Metal powder used in layer manufacturing

Abstract

Powder metallurgy is in a prolonged, if not steady, growth phase. The use of metal powders continues to expand and the field is growing fa ster than other metal working technologies. This paper gives a state of the art overview of today's methods and building materials for lay er manufacturing, and discusses the trend of tomorrow's technology. I t is shown that th e use of powder and P/M science will become a majo r part of layer manufacturing technology in the future.

Category

Academic article

Language

English

Author(s)

  • Jim Bakkelund
  • Roald Karlsen
  • J.H. Ulvensøen

Affiliation

  • Universitetet i Tromsø - Norges arktiske universitet
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • SINTEF

Year

1996

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