MPP is an innovator in powder metallurgy material technology, including the development, selection, and blending of standard and custom powder metal materials and alloys. Our goal is to provide the highest quality, custom-engineered pm solutions for our customers.

MPP believes that using the latest design and manufacturing technology is vitally important. Our highly skilled engineers are involved with the customer from the initial discussion regarding part design and quality requirements, to developing unique production techniques that ensure a consistent and cost-effective product.

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MPP Wins Award of Distinction in MPIF Automotive Catagory

Press Releases, Tech Articles

MPP has won an Award of Distinction from MPIF for a High Strength Camshaft Bearing Cap. The part is made using a PM aluminum alloy. The machinability of the PM

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Light Weighting of Structural Automotive Components Using High Strength Powder Metallurgy Aluminum Alloys

Tech Articles

The intense effort by automotive companies to improve gas mileage and meet mandated CAFÉ Standards is aided by enabling vehicular mass reduction technologies. One area of such research is the application of appropriate powder metallurgy (PM) materials such as the alloys of aluminum, titanium, and magnesium. Each material option presents certain challenges that need to […]

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MPP Featured in Lightweighting World

Tech Articles

Aluminum powder metal was recently featured in the January/February issue of Lightweighting World magazine. The aluminum powder metal market continues to grow as automotive engineers take greater advantage of its capabilities in achieving weight reduction. MPP is recognized as the technology leader in aluminum powder metal and is ready to work with you to provide […]

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

Tech Articles

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 […]

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Wear Resistance and Mechanical Properties of Selected PM Aluminum Alloys and Composites

Tech Articles

ABSTRACT Wear resistance is often important in structural applications that use light weight PM aluminum alloys. Several aluminum PM alloys were evaluated for wear resistance using the ASTM G65 test method. This consists of dry sand that is dropped into the interface between the test sample and a rotating rubber wheel. Test results indicate that […]

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The Market Development of PM Aluminum (Abstract)

Tech Articles

Shuhai Huo, Bill Heath, and Chaman Lall   The application of powder metallurgy (PM) aluminum structural parts is at its early growing stage, despite of some automotive applications.  The market potential for PM aluminum, however, is large.  Growth is expected from the market expansion of the existing applications and new applications, including the replacements of […]

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Design Seminars

MPP offers in-house design seminars to assist existing and prospective customers in gaining a working knowledge of the fundamentals of powder metallurgy. Emphasis is placed on how to design for powder metallurgy and how to specify the right material for a given application.

In the Design Seminar, you’ll learn:

  • How powder metallurgy saves 30-80 percent compared to casting, extrusion, forging, stamping, machining, and other processes
  • The basics of powder metallurgy technology
  • How to design for powder metallurgy, including tooling
  • How to specify powder metal materials
  • What’s new in powder metallurgy
  • About density – the key to powder metallurgy
  • And much more!
  • Each seminar lasts 2-3 hours. To learn more about scheduling an MPP design seminar for your organization, click here.