powder metallurgy(redirected from Powder compaction)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
The technology of powdered metals, especially the production and utilization of metallic powders for fabricating massive materials and shaped objects.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Metallurgy) the science and technology of producing solid metal components from metal powder by compaction and sintering
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
the art or science of manufacturing useful articles by compacting metal and other powders in a die, followed by sintering.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||powder metallurgy - the metallurgy of powdered metals; how to produce solid metal objects from powdered metal by compaction and sintering|
metallurgy - the science and technology of metals
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.