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POWDERMET Technical Sessions

Wednesday Morning, June 20

8:00–9:15 a.m.


Powder Characterization

Session Chairman:
Thomas F. Murphy, FAPMI,
Hoeganaes Corporation

032 USA 8:00 a.m.

Online Particle-Size Characterization: Feedback for Real-Time Metal Atomization Process Optimization and Control

Michael J. Curtis,
Malvern Instruments

180 Canada 8:25 a.m.

An Experimental Study on the Powders' Sizes and Hardenability

Paul G. Tallon,
McMaster University

267 Canada 8:50 a.m.

Review of Parameters Influencing the Compressibility of Fe-Based Powders

Serge Grenier,
Rio Tinto Metal Powders


Refractory Processing

Session Chairman:
Ravi K. Enneti,
Global Tungsten & Powders Corporation

063 USA 8:00 a.m.

Factors Influencing Microstructural Evolution in Cemented Carbide

Pankaj Trivedi,
Kennametal Inc.

076 USA 8:25 a.m.

Modeling Heat Transfer and Reaction Energy of Tungsten Carburization in a Pusher Furnace

Peter Witting,
Harper International

052 China 8:50 a.m.

Powder Injection Molding of Tungsten Nanopowder

Zheng Chen,
University of Science and Technology Beijing


Post-Sintering Operations/ Industrial Gases

Session Chairman:
John W. Lyons III,
Line Craft, Inc.

242 USA 8:00 a.m.

Inertia Rotary Friction Welding of New Generation PM Aluminum Alloys

Gabe J. Hostetter,
Manufacturing Technology, Inc. (MTI)

051 USA 8:25 a.m.

Study on Microstructure, Mechanical Characteristics and Corrosion Performance of Artifacts Processed by Post-Sinter Hybrid Porosity Sealing and Subsequent Heat Treatment

Leonid I. Frayman,
Allegheny Coatings

041 USA 8:50 a.m.

Industrial Gas Supply Systems for the Additive Manufacturing Industry

Steve Mueller,
Praxair, Inc.

Student Poster Sessions

8:00–9:15 a.m.

Special Interest Program

8:00–9:15 a.m.

AMPM Technical Sessions

8:00–9:15 a.m.

POWDERMET Technical Sessions

Wednesday Morning

9:30–10:45 a.m.


Sinter Hardening

Session Chairman:
Jeffrey A. Danaher,
Abbott Furnace Company

286 USA 9:30 a.m.

Sinter Hardening Response of a Lean Sinter Hardening Alloy

Suresh O. Shah,

179 Canada 9:55 a.m.

An Experimental Study on the Influence of Porosity on Hardenability

Paul G. Tallon,
McMaster University and Stackpole International

219 India 10:20 a.m.

Sinter Hardening Furnace Design for Normal and Hardened PM Parts

Ravi P. Malhotra,
Malhotra Engineers


Mechanical Properties

Session Chairman:
Edmond Ilia,

237 USA 9:30 a.m.

Fatigue of Powder Metallurgy Materials

Ian W. Donaldson, FAPMI,
GKN Sinter Metals, LLC

122 USA 9:55 a.m.

The Influence of Tempering Parameters on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Sintered Low-Alloy Steels

Amber Neilan, PMT,
North American Höganäs Co.

208 USA 10:20 a.m.

Tying Processing Parameter to the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Nano-Grained FeNiZr Consolidated via the Field Assisted Sintering Technique

Sean Fudger,
U.S. Army Research Laboratory


Lightweight PM Materials

Session Chairman:
Blaine Stebick,
Phoenix Sintered Metals LLC

284 USA 9:30 a.m.

Introduction of Aluminum PM Grade with Low Shrinkage and Excellent Wear Properties

Jessu Joys,
United States Metal Powders, Inc

083 USA 9:55 a.m.

Comparison of Consolidation Processes of Mechanically Alloyed Al-Sic Metal Matrix Composite Powders

Kyung H. Chung,
Materion Beryllium and Composites

192 USA 10:20 a.m.

The Manufacture, Thermo-Mechanical Processing and Characterization of Ceramic Particulate Reinforced Magnesium Powder Metallurgy Based Metal-Matrix-Composites

Cory Smith,
DWA Aluminum Composites USA, Inc.

Student Poster Sessions

9:30–10:45 a.m.

Special Interest Program

9:30–10:45 a.m.

AMPM Technical Sessions

9:30–10:45 a.m.

POWDERMET Technical Sessions

Wednesday Morning

11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.


Advanced Processing

Session Chairman:
Sydney H. Luk,
Royal Metal Powders Inc.

273 USA 11:00 a.m.

Functional Porous Metals Through Powder Metallurgy via Intraparticle Expansion

Samuel Brennan,
Millersville University

225 USA 11:25 a.m.

Process for Metallic and Metallic Alloy Powder Conditioning

Makhlouf Redjdal,
Amastan Technologies, LLC

115 Malaysia 11:50 a.m.

Effect of Thermal Cycling on Thermal Conductivity of Powder Injection Molded Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Copper Matrix Nano Composite

Faiz Ahmad,
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS


Titanium Alloys

Session Chairman:
W. Brian James, FAPMI,

110 USA 11:00 a.m.

Mechanical Properties of Beta 21S Alloy Produced by Hydride Dehydride Process

George Bernhard,
GKN Hoeganaes

262 United Kingdom 11:25 a.m.

Molten Salt Electrochemical Process for the Production of Metal Powder and Complex Alloys

Ian Margerison,
Metalysis Ltd

043 Canada 11:50 a.m.

Review of Laser Cladding/Direct Metal Deposition for Titanium Alloy Powders

Colin McCracken,
Oerlikon Metco (Canada) Inc.

Student Poster Sessions

11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Special Interest Program

11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

AMPM Technical Sessions

11:00 a.m.–12:40 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.