Iron Powder Production

CIM Bulletin, 1969

H. R. HUFFMAN, Chief Metallurgist, Peace River Mining & Smelting Ltd., Edmonton, Alberta

This paper reviews the history of iron powder production, and outlines t he various production methods. The uses of iron powder and the reasons for its use are also covered. The paper concludes with a look at future trends in powder metallurgy.
Keywords: Carbon, copper, Density, Iron, iron oxide, Peace River, powder metallurgy, Quebec Iron, sintering, Powder metallurgy, Process, Processes, Production, Sintering, Strength