Metal powder processor loses weight, breathes easier with automated handling
Labor-intensive production and safety concerns led processor to install three pneumatic conveying lines.
Novamet Specialty Products Corp., Wyckoff, N. J., is a subsidiary of International Nickel. Novamet processes nickel and stainless steel powders for specialty products used in the automotive, electronic, powder metallurgy, paint, and other industries. The powders can be processed for diverse uses such as oxides for electronic components, nickel flakes for radio frequency shielding in computer cases, and catalysts in various products.