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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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Our research has proved that by using addiive technologies, products can be produced from any type of material that is available on the market in a powder form, and also that powder particles sinter (stick together) by adding energy.
We believe that the addressable market for sinter FGD systems specific to RINO is over 200, which includes sinters at least 90m2 in size, and creates a billion dollar plus opportunity for our Company.
Geological, geophysical and geochemical surveys by Atna have identified a second target area on the northern part of the property: an extensive, structurally-controlled zone of sinter and silicified volcanic rocks that strikes northward toward the area of the past producing Hollister pit and its feeder vein sets (Clementine & Gwenivere) on the Ivanhoe property.