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Metal Powder Applications for Dry Grinding Mills

Metal powders have continued to gain use in fabricating sintered parts through additive manufacturing, which eliminates much of the waste of traditional machining.

Other applications for metal powders include:

  • Chemical processes
  • Food supplements and additions
  • Friction materials
  • Magnetic composites
  • Polymer filtration
  • Printing
  • Thermal spraying
  • Surface coatings
  • Welding

Dry grinding mills are well-suited to metal powder requirements such as homogeneity of the mixture, uniformity of the morphology and relatively narrow particle size distribution.

Milling offers a number of advantages over atomization, the other major production method for metal powder. These advantages include:

  • Fast, efficient and reliable fine grinding
  • Versatility of the process
  • Low power consumption
  • Cooling or heating temperature control
  • Ease and safety of operation
  • Low maintenance
  • Compact design, requiring less plant space

Union Process offers several batch production models and continuous production mills, as well as cryo grinders, to meet your metal powder production requirements.

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