Carbolite Gero releases guide to heat treatment and sintering for metal AM and MIM

March 14, 2023

The guide includes furnaces for sinter-based technologies (Courtesy Carbolite Gero)
The guide includes furnaces for sinter-based technologies (Courtesy Carbolite Gero)

Carbolite Gero, part of Germany’s Verder Scientific GmbH, a division of the Verder Group, has published a twenty-page brochure ‘Heat Treatment / Debinding and Sintering for Additive Manufacturing of Metals & Metal Injection Moulding.’

The guide builds on Carbolite Gero’s experience in the design and manufacture of laboratory and industrial ovens and furnaces used in many sectors. It also includes solutions for MIM and metal AM from the wider Verder Scientific group.

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Included in the brochure are furnaces used for post processing laser and electron beam AM components. Also covered are furnaces for sinter-based technologies, such as Binder Jetting (BJT) and Material Extrusion or Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) processes.

The brochure identifies furnaces for post processing laser and electron beam AM components (Courtesy Carbolite Gero)
The brochure identifies furnaces for post processing laser and electron beam AM components (Courtesy Carbolite Gero)

In addition, the guide has an informative introduction to Metal Injection Moulding and highlights the company’s EBO-MIM furnace for catalytic debinding, the GLO-MIM for debinding & pre-sintering and the HTK-MIM for rest debinding & full sintering.

There is a focus on safety through to gas flow management, temperature uniformity and options to reduce power requirements.

The full brochure is available here.

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