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sin·ter

(sin'tĕr),
To heat a powdered substance without thoroughly melting it, causing it to fuse into a solid but porous mass.
[Ger. dross, slag]

sinter

(sĭn′tĕr)
1. The calcium or silica deposits formed from water obtained from mineral springs.
2. To reduce material to a solid form by heating without melting.

sin·ter

(sin'tĕr)
To heat a powdered substance without thoroughly melting it, causing it to fuse into a solid but porous mass.
[Ger. dross, slag]

sinter (sin´tər),

v to treat by applying heat below the boiling point to a powder in order to bond and fuse the particles together; this can be done with or without applying pressure.
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GKN Sinter Metals is the world's largest full-service supplier of precision powder metal parts.
GKN Sinter Metals, with 37 production facilities worldwide and business assets spanning 13 countries and five continents, has annualized sales in excess of $800 million and is the world's leading producer of powder metal components.
Specific to the P/M production process, GKN Sinter Metals' Technology Group has been working to reduce the number of powder blends the company uses; further standardize design and tool production; continue conversion of selected sintering atmospheres to a single, optimal atmosphere; increase automation in sizing operations, and undertake additional technical improvements to secondary operations.
The available market for CEIP product is significantly larger than many other proposed magnetite projects as the majority of blast furnace based steel mills have associated sinter plants.
The city has been very supportive of PresMet and now GKN Sinter.
The plant also recently produced its 95 millionth tonne of sinter since being commissioned in February 1978.
Mr Seifi Ghasemi, president and chief executive of GKN Sinter Metals, said the addition of Borg-Warner Automotive, when combined with GKN's Zenith Sintered Products acquisition last week, represented an increase of about 20 per cent in annualised sales for the division.
New facility home to GKN Driveline, GKN Sinter Metals divisions, increases engineering capabilities, employment opportunities to support global customer programs
A result shows that by using this material we can sinter products of roughly the same roughness which is very important for a supplier of services, since it can guarantee a specific roughness with a minimal deviation to a customer.
WORCESTER - GKN Sinter Metals plans to close its Worcester manufacturing operations this year, a move that will shutter a sprawling automotive-parts facility in the Green Island neighborhood and affect 150 workers.
The Corus sinter plant at Redcar, which employs around 40 workers, has beaten its previous annual production record.