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MPP Adds New Molding Press at Ford Road Facility

Metal Powder Products (MPP) has installed a 750-ton multilevel molding press at its Ford Road facility in St. Marys, Pennsylvania. The addition of this press follows a similar installation that occurred in May of this year. The new press, which was ordered and built to MPP’s specifications, will be used for extra capacity to supply […]

High Nickel Alloys Offering a Combination of High Strength and High Impact Properties

ABSTRACT High nickel steels offer the opportunity to produce powder metallurgy components with excellent high strength and ductility combinations. These alloys are a sinter-hardenable class of materials that do not require conventional heat treatment processes to develop these unique properties. The alloys must be sintered at high temperatures in order to obtain the value of […]

MPP Adds New Molding Press at Ford Road Facility

Metal Powder Products (MPP) has installed a 750-ton multilevel molding press at its Ford Road facility in St. Marys, Pennsylvania. The Gasbarre press provides five-level capability, which was necessary to meet additional customer volume and to extend high tonnage capacity. “The 750-ton press ensures that MPP has elevated capacity to meet customer demand and fulfill […]

MPP Installs Two New Presses at Washington Street Facility

Metal Powder Products (MPP) has increased its capabilities at the Washington Street facility by installing two Cincinnati molding presses. The 200-ton and 100-ton presses were required to meet new business obligations. “Installation of the new Cincinnati presses was necessary as part of MPP’s growth in high-volume, automated product lines,” said Nick Gismondi, General Manager. The […]

MPP Installs New Furnace at Washington Street Facility

Metal Powder Products (MPP) recently installed a 30” high capacity furnace at its Washington Street facility in St. Marys, Pennsylvania. The Abbott furnace is required to increase capacity for contracts received for newly tooled business. “The 30” furnace will enable MPP to increase capacity and fulfill new contracts developed over the last year,” said Nick […]

MPP Parts Components of Ten Best Engines of 2012

Ward’s Automotive has announced the winners of the ten best engines for 2012. Two winners were Chrysler’s 3.6L Pentastar, which is used in various applications, and Ford’s 5.8L supercharged V-8 powering the Shelby GT500 Mustang. Metal Powder Products (MPP) supplies aluminum powertrain parts for both engines and is proud to be associated with these award […]

MPP Installs New Molding Press at Ford Road Facility

Metal Powder Products (MPP) recently installed a 400-ton molding press at its Ford Road facility in St. Marys, Pennsylvania. The Gasbarre press is required to increase capacity for contracts received for newly tooled business. “The 400-ton press will enable MPP to increase capacity to meet increased customer demand and fulfill new contracts developed over the […]

Principles and Applications of High Temperature Sintering (Abstract)

Chaman Lall, Ph.D., MPP VP-Mfg. & Technology   Components manufactured by powder metallurgy are being used in increasingly demanding applications and environments, which dictates that the optimum performance be obtained from these materials. One aid in the achievement of this goal is the appropriate utilization of high temperature sintering. In this review, the fundamentals and […]