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Does Your Part have Powder Metal Conversion Potential? 
Unlock the benefits of converting your part to PM

Powder Metal Conversions have emerged as a game-changer for many businesses, offering a range of benefits such as increased part consistency, decreased production time, improved performance, and reduced costs.


What is a Powder Metal Conversion?

A powder metal (PM) conversion is when a part is converted from a metal forming process like stamping, plastics, casting, machining, or cold forming to PM. While not every part is a candidate for a conversion, new powder metallurgy manufacturing technologies have expanded the types of components that PM can produce.  



Modern-Day Powder Metallurgy Supports Diverse Design Needs

Modern-day PM advancements have steadily expanded the markets and industries that we can support. New presses, powders, sintering capabilities, and part-handling technologies make PM a viable option for your complex designs and mass-produced parts.  

At Atlas, we are committed to meeting your design and supply chain requirements, with recent plant expansions including:

  • Expanded press-fleet offering 5-ton to 825-ton press range
  • Upgraded Secondary Operations
  • Enhanced Materials Lab capabilities
  • Integration of Smart Manufacturing Platform

Benefits of Converting to PM

While powder metal is competitive with stamping, casting, machining, and cold forming, our customers have found that, when suitable, converting their parts to PM have resulted in:

  • Increased part consistency
  • Decreased production time
  • Improved performance
  • Reduced Costs


Check out our White Paper, Sinter Hardened Metal as an Economical Alternative to Machining, to read about our conversion success stories.

Assessing Your Part for Powder Metal Conversion Potential

If you are interested in assessing your part for PM conversion potential, we offer a comprehensive part review process. Our team will evaluate the materials, geometry, specifications, and application requirements of your part to determine its suitability for PM conversion. 

To learn more about this process, we recommend watching the first video in our Conversions series, which provides valuable insights into assessing your part for PM conversion potential.

Learn More about PM Conversions

If you are ready to assess your part for conversion potential or if you want to learn more about PM conversions, contact Joe Pfingstler, Technical Sales, at (814) 371-4800 or [email protected]. You can also request a custom PM Course focused on conversions HERE.

Unlock the potential of powder metal conversion for your part and harness the benefits it can bring to your business. Contact us today and embark on a journey towards improved efficiency, performance, and cost savings.