Horizon Technology has released online guides that provide an introduction to various powder metallurgy (PM) processes and applications. The company’s most recent guide is “Choosing Powder Metallurgy Materials Part 1: Durability.” The guide is the first in a series and reviews what factors to consider when selecting PM materials before constructing a PM part, including corrosion resistance, hardness, tensile strength, impact toughness, and fatigue strength.

The guide also covers metal types and their properties. It reviews information on stainless steel, copper, nickel, aluminium, and titanium and is available on the company’s website, www.horizontechnology.biz.

Horizon Technology, St. Marys, PA, is a small metal parts manufacturer specializing in custom powder metallurgy.