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sinter

[′sin·tər]
(metallurgy)
The product of a sintering operation.
A shaped body composed of metal powders and produced by sintering with or without previous compacting.
(mineralogy)
(petrology)
A chemical sedimentary rock deposited by precipitation from mineral waters, especially siliceous sinter and calcareous sinter.

sinter

To form a material from fusible powder by holding the pressed powder at a temperature just below its melting point for a period of time; the particles are fused (sintered) together, but the mass, as a whole, does not melt.
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27 /PRNewswire/ -- GKN Sinter Metals has purchased privately owned Zenith Sintered Products, Inc.
1 for the 81G samples compacted at two pressures and sintered at two sintering temperatures.
The rubber mold is removed after the mixture cures, and the cured part is sintered.
Michigan Sintered Metals is a producer of powdered metal structural components for high-stress applications.
He notes that PBMCs impart higher mechanical load-bearing performance than other magnets, as seen in the flexural strength of Ticona's grades, which is at least double that of sintered magnets.
It was found that 13 vo1% of ceramic powder was enough to enable a large decrease of the resistivity of the sintered materials at least for the PE-L, as shown on Figure 4.
At least three more production steps are necessary before the sintered parts can be used as prototype molds.
The WC-15Co hardmetals, sintered from oxide powders, showed rapid shrinkage and full densification at a lower temperature than conventional W, Co and C powder mixtures, which underwent reactive sintering [21].
Important contributions in analyzing the wear resistance of sintered basalt were presented by Cikara et al.
The films were sintered at a range of temperatures in air atmosphere for the optimization of sintering temperatures using reflection spectroscopy.
The author also outlines criteria for selecting additives, their concentrations, and sintering regimes for controlling the microstructure of the material being sintered.
After full inspection, the sintered lost models were used for the casting process.