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POWDERMET Technical Sessions

Tuesday Morning, June 19

8:00–9:15 a.m.


Process Optimization

Session Chairman:
Timothy E. Geiman,
Keystone Powdered Metal Company

078 USA 8:00 a.m.

Effect of Carbon and Nitrogen Impurities on Aging of Sintered Soft Magnetic Materials

Katie Jo Sunday,
Hoeganaes Corporation

074 Belgium 8:25 a.m.

Measuring Electrostatic Properties of Metallic Powders with Granucharge Instrument

Quentin Ribeyre,

336 USA 8:50 a.m.

A Study Comparing the Performance of Natural Flake Graphite from Two Different Geographical regions in PM Alloys F-008, FC-0208, and FN-0208

Ryan Weir,
Asbury Carbons


Sintering Atmosphere Control

Session Chairman:
Mark Saline,
Gasbarre Products Group

169 USA 8:00 a.m.

Total Control of Powder Metal Sintering Process for Complete Optimization of Atmosphere and Its Thermodynamics

Daniel Enoch,
Linde North America, LLC

268 USA 8:25 a.m.

Hot Zone Nitrogen-Hydrogen Atmosphere Monitoring with Gas Density Sensor

Liang He,
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

8:50 a.m.

No presentation scheduled at this time.


PM Low-Alloy Steels

Session Chairman:
Arthur E Jones,
Symmco, Inc.

227 USA 8:00 a.m.

The Effect of Sintering Conditions on the Mechanical Properties of Prealloyed Vanadium Powder Metallurgy Steels

Roland T. Warzel, III,
North American Höganäs Co.

270 USA 8:25 a.m.

Standardization of Sintering Furnaces for Increased Furnace Optimization and Throughput

Cody J. Kalinoski,
Engineered Sintered Components

181 Canada 8:50 a.m.

An Experimental Study on PM Steel as a Metal Matrix Composite

Paul G. Tallon,
McMaster University


MIM I: Materials

Session Chairman:
Lane Donoho,
Advanced Metalworking Practices, LLC

260 USA 8:00 a.m.

A Comparative Study of the Properties of Metal Injection Molded Low-Alloy Steels

J. Alan Sago,
Metal Powder Products Company

098 United Kingdom 8:25 a.m.

Investigation of Sintering of Different Tool Steels Made by MIM

Martin A. Kearns,
Sandvik Osprey Limited

088 Japan 8:50 a.m.

The Effect of Pore Size and Grain Size on the High-Cycle Fatigue Behavior of Injection Molded Ti-6Al-4V Alloys

Kentaro Kudo,
Kyushu University

Student Poster Sessions

8:00–9:15 a.m.

Special Interest Program

8:00–9:15 a.m.

AMPM Technical Sessions

8:00–9:40 a.m.

POWDERMET Technical Sessions

Tuesday Morning

10:30–11:45 a.m.


Process Monitoring

Session Chairman:
Joseph C. Davis,
FMS Corporation

264 USA 10:30 a.m.

Acoustic Monitoring for Additive Manufacturing Process and Material Condition Determination

Lucas W. Koester,
Iowa State University—Center for Nondestructive Evaluation (CNDE)

066 Canada 10:55 a.m.

High-Speed Infrared Imaging of Metal Parts Fabrication by Additive Manufacturing

Vince Morton,

055 Canada 11:20 a.m.

Porosity Evaluation of Compacted and Sintered Parts Using X-Ray Tomography

Morgan Letenneur,
École de Technologie Supérieure


Sintering Processes

Session Chairman:
Dustin Yetzer,
Abbott Furnace Company

213 USA 10:30 a.m.

Improvements in Form Error of Large PM Parts Made From Production Tooling, Comparing New Technologies to Historical Production Methods and Materials

Arthur E. Jones,
Symmco Inc.

252 USA 10:55 a.m.

Crack Initiation and Growth in Constrained Sintering

Reid Carazzone,
Rice University

069 USA 11:20 a.m.

Temperature, Geometry, and Particle-Size Effects on Slumping in Overhanging Features

Zachary C. Cordero,
Rice University



Session Chairman:
John Meyer,
Carpenter Technology Corporation

10:30 a.m.

No presentation scheduled at this time.

155 USA 10:55 a.m.

Investigation of the Effect of Binary Gas Mixtures on Close-Coupled Gas Atomization with Open Wake Gas Flow

Jordan A. Tiarks,
Ames Laboratory (USDOE)

126 Canada 11:20 a.m.

Experimental and Computational Analysis of a Water Spray; Application to Molten Metal Atomization

Kinnor Chattopadhyay,
University of Toronto


MIM II: Molding

Session Chairman:
S. K. Tam,

149 USA 10:30 a.m.

Influence of Feedstock Property Estimates on Powder Injection Molding Simulations and Experiments of PZT Micro-Pillar Arrays

Kunal Kate,
University of Louisvlle

125 Canada 10:55 a.m.

Molding Properties of Cobalt-Based Feedstocks Used in Low-Pressure Powder Injection Molding

Ehsan Gholami,
École de Technologie Superieure

279 United Kingdom 11:20 a.m.

Effect of Particle-Size Distribution and Powder Loading on Processing and Properties of MIM 17-4PH

Martin A. Kearns,
Sandvik Osprey Limited

Student Poster Sessions

10:30–11:45 a.m.

Special Interest Program

10:30–11:45 a.m.

AMPM Technical Sessions

10:30–11:45 a.m.

Center for PM Technology

2:15–3:30 p.m.

Special Interest Program

2:15–3:30 p.m.

AMPM Technical Sessions

2:15–3:55 p.m.

PM Technology Scan—2018

3:30–4:00 p.m.

POWDERMET Technical Sessions

Tuesday Afternoon

4:15–5:30 p.m.


Novel Materials

Session Chairman:
Leonid I Frayman,
Allegheny Coatings

4:15 p.m.

No presentation scheduled at this time.

4:40 p.m.

No presentation scheduled at this time.

5:05 p.m.

No presentation scheduled at this time.


Surface Modification & Characterization

Session Chairman:
Arun Chattopadhyay,
Etimine USA, Inc.

275 USA 4:15 p.m.

Progress Toward Increased Powder Quality for Additive Manufacturing by Gas Atomization

Iver E. Anderson, FAPMI,
Ames Laboratory (USDOE)

097 USA 4:40 p.m.

Understanding Surface Area Measurement Techniques for Improved Powder Production

Jack G. Saad,
Micromeritics Instrument Corporation

222 USA 5:05 p.m.

In-Situ Gas-Phase Passivation of Molten Calcium Surfaces to Enable Development of Atomization Method for Generating Calcium Powder

Charles F. Czahor,
Iowa State University


High-Complexity & High-Density Forming

Session Chairman:
John W. von Arx,
Metal Powder Products Company

246 Switzerland 4:15 p.m.

Recent Innovations on Cold Axial Die Compaction Technologies

Guiellermo Polo,
Osterwalder AG

249 USA 4:40 p.m.

Ultrasonic Consolidation of Nanostructured Copper Powder

Christopher A. Hareland,
Rice University

167 USA 5:05 p.m.

Methods of Achieving Higher Density in Powder Metal Parts by Single Press and Single Sinter-Critical Review

Kalathur S. Narasimhan, FAPMI,
P2P Technologies

Student Poster Sessions

4:15–5:30 p.m.

Special Interest Program

4:15–5:30 p.m.

AMPM Technical Sessions

4:15–5:30 p.m.

Co-Located POWDERMET2018

Learn more about the co-located POWDERMET2018: International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials.

Registration for either POWDERMET2018 or AMPM2018 provides full access to BOTH conferences.