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Powder Metal Parts Conversion

What is PM 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 the powdered metal manufacturing process.

What are the benefits of PM manufacturing?

Customers have found that, when applicable, converting parts from stamping, casting, casting, machining and cold forming manufacturing methods to PM has provided the following advantages:

  • 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.

How can I learn more about converting my part to PM?

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 You can also request a custom PM Course focused on conversions HERE.

Contact Us Today
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Mailing Address 125 Tom Mix Dr.
P.O. Box P
DuBois, PA 15801


Fax(814) 371-4182


"I have been working with Atlas Pressed Metals for about a year but find them very responsive to any issues (which are very infrequent). Their Quality and Production teams resolve issues and answer questions very quickly. I would rank their experience/technical expertise and product quality as very high! Our company has been happy with Atlas as a whole and would recommend them for PM.”

- Elia C., Quality Engineer | Controls Industry