World-Class Powder Metal Parts
1049 Owens Road, Jamestown, TN 38556
931-879-9946
 

Processes & Resources

Powder Metallurgy (P/M) is the ideal process for
manufacturing durable, complex mechanical
components such as gears, cams, sprockets
and other multilevel parts.

Equipment

Micro Metals has a complete plant, including pressing, sintering, heat/steam treating, secondary, tool room and inspection equipment.
Click below to view list of equipment:

Engineering

The customer of today demands suppliers that can provide them with the technical support required by a world market. Micro Metals stands ready to assist you in engineering a powder metal part to meet your needs by recommending suitable materials and appropriate part configurations, tolerances and processing. After the material and dimensional parameters have been established, our staff will design all tooling and fixtures while producing the pertinent FMEAs, control plans and PPAPs utilizing the latest-generation 3-D CAD software.
  • Fully integrated, Internet-linked CAD workstation with Intergraph Imagineer software, compatible with .DXF and .IGES files
  • Microtek Scanmaker E3 scanner
  • Hewlett-Packard Design Jet 350C printer/plotter (up to "E" size)
  • Brunning PD-101 Diazo (blueprint) copier
  • Engineering software Autodesk Inventor with 3D capabilities
  • Bar coding
  • JIT system
  • Powder metal part and process research, design, and development support
  • Research, design and development support for prototyping, tooling, gauging and fixtures
  • Pull system
  • Kan-Ban system
  • Full EDI system
  • Innovative, efficient and responsive service to meet or exceed customer requirements

Pressing

  • (1) Cincinnati Press
  • (3) Stokes A-3
  • (1) Stokes F-4
  • (3) Stokes T-4
  • (1) Stokes R
  • (4) Stokes R-4
  • (5) Stokes 575
  • (1) Stokes S-5
  • (6) Stokes 640
  • (3) Stokes 294
  • (3) Stokes 280G
  • (1) Stokes 280G
  • (1) Gasbarre
  • (1) Gasbarre
  • (1) Gasbarre
  • (1) Gasbarre
  • (1) Cincinnati
200 ton
1.5 ton
4.0 ton
12.0 ton
20.0 ton
20.0 ton
20.0 ton
40.0 ton
50.0 ton
60.0 ton
100.0 ton
100.0 ton (Auto Sizing)
200.0 ton
150.0 ton
220.0 ton
550.0 ton
880.0 ton

Sintering

  • (1) Abbott 18" conveyor or belt sintering furnace
  • (1) Area Electric 18" conveyor belt sintering furnace
  • (2) Sinterite 24" conveyor belt sintering furnaces, one being equipped with "Vari Cool System" for sinter-hardening capabilities

Heat & Steam Treating

Heat Treating
  • (1) Dow integral heat treat and quench furnace
  • (1) Dow draw furnace
Steam Treating
  • (2) Leeds Northrop steam treatment furnaces

Secondary

  • (1) MW 200 Muratec twin spindle lathe with auto gantry load
  • (1) Speedycut drill/tap/machine
  • (4) Custom single-spindle drill presses
  • (2) Govro twin-spindle drilling machines
  • (1) Fosdick three-spindle drill press
  • (4) MW 120 Muratec twin spindle lathes with auto gantry load
  • (2) Lo-Swing automatic lathes
  • (1) Mori Seiki M-300 machining center
  • (1) Wasino A-12 CNC lathe 5-axis w/gantry
  • (1) Howa MSN-P320 vertical CNC machining center with automatic load/unload
  • (1) Mori Seiki BBI-05 turning center
  • (1) Mori Seiki SH-400 machining center
  • (2) Sunnen Honing machines
  • (2) Oil impregnation systems

Tool Room

  • (2) 13" South Bend lathes
  • (1) 18" Monarch lathe
  • (1) Excello EDM machine
  • (1) Moore #1 jig grinder
  • (2) Harig surface grinders
  • (1) Abrasive surface grinder
  • (1) Covel ID/OD grinder
  • (1) Supermax milling machine
  • (1) Bridgeport milling machine
  • (1) Mitsubishi FX-10 wire EDM machine
  • (1) HAAS CNC mill
  • (1) Actspark Ram EDM

Inspection

  • (1) Bausch & Lomb computerized strip chart recorder
  • (1) Buehler Digital micro hardness tester (Vickers/Knoop)
  • (1) Wilson/Tukon micro hardness tester
  • (2) Rockwell hardness testers
  • (1) Gateway PC with statistical package
  • (3) Radio Shack PC2 with statistical packages
  • (1) Sunnen Model PG-700-S small-bore gage set
  • (2) Mitutoyo electronic-bore gage sets
  • (1) Mounting press for metallographic tester
  • (1) Buehler "Ecomet 2" dual-head metallurgical grinder/polisher with automatic 6 specimen polishing head
  • (1) Arnold powder flowmeter
  • (1) Tinius Olsen tensile tester
  • (1) Browne & Sharpe
  • (1) Scherr Tumico optical comparator
  • (1) Resonance sound wave tester
  • (1) Powder sampling probe
  • (1) Powder sampling splitter
  • (1) Leak test equipment
  • (1) Hommel electronic profilometer
  • (1) Zeiss C400 coordinate measurement system
  • (1) Electrometer plating thickness checker
  • (1) DVT vision system for automatic, 100-percent, part-specific inspection
  • (1) Mitutoyo 14" optical comparator
  • (1) Mettler analytical balance (Least Count 0.0001 gm)
  • (10) Fisher and Ohaus electronic scales
  • (1) Detroit Testing LPT-3 tensile test machine
  • (1) Chantillion tensile tester
  • (1) Leco carbon analyzer
  • (1) Vari-Role gear checker with computerized strip chart recorder
  • (1) Modal resonance testing/inspection machine
  • (1) DVT vision inspection machine
CERTIFIED
TS 16949
May. 2011
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