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Leader of Powder Metal Tooling manufacturers in China

Maxown is a top-quality powder metal tooling supplier in China, offering competitive prices and exceptional customer service with fast delivery times.

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1/3 Your Priced

The same equipment and mature workmanship bring us the lower cost in China.

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20+ Years Experience

Focus on the design & produce of powder metallurgy compacting and sizing molds.

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15 Days Delivery

All molds will be packed securely and shipped by air, such as FedEx, TNT or UPS.

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100% Aftersale Service

No matter what causes the mold damage, we will help you repair or replace it.

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1-Powder Metal Tooling Background

Featured Powder Metallurgy Dies and Punches | Maxown

MAXOWN‘s expertise in designing and manufacturing a wide variety of powder metallurgy molds enables our customers to produce high-quality and precision powder metal parts with complex shapes and features.

1-Sintering Mold-Inner Gear

Sintering Mold-Inner Gear

Sintering mold includes upper punch, lower punch, middle die and core rod, and the life of the mold is determined by the material and process.

2-Sintering Die-Spur Gear

Sintering Die-Spur Gear

Maxown can make a sintering die with a minimum modulus of 0.1 for spur gears, which have very high requirements for wire-cutting processes.

3-PM Tooling-Oil Pump Rotor

PM Tooling-Oil Pump Rotor

The materials of sintered molds include SKD11, DC53 and YG15. In order to increase wear resistance, the surface will be treated with titanium plating.

4-Powder Metal Tooling-Structural Part

Powder Metal Tooling-Structural Part

Maxown's sintered die produced has undergone a strict carburizing heat treatment process so that the surface hardness can reach HRC58-62.

5-Sintered Metal Die-ABS Sensor Ring

Sintered Metal Die-ABS Sensor Ring

Powder metal tooling can be installed on different compacting equipment, so we it have to design the conversion accessories in advance.

6-Powder Metallurgy Die-Sector Gear

Powder Metallurgy Die-Sector Gear

Maxown's powder metallurgy dies are suitable for 5-ton, 20-ton, 50-ton, 100-ton, 140-ton, 200-ton, 300-ton and 500-ton compacting equipment.

7-Powder Metallurgy Tooling-Valve Plate

Powder Metallurgy Tooling-Valve Plate

The life of the powder metallurgy tooling is a standard for the main quality inspection. Maxown's tooling can reach 500,000pcs and more.

8 Powder Metal Compaction Press Tooling Gear Ring

Powder Metal Compaction Press Tooling-Gear Ring

Maxown can produce PM tooling with the largest powder metallurgy parts whose outer diameter size is within 500mm and height is within 150mm.

9-Powder Metallurgy Mold-Synchronous Gear Hub

Powder Metallurgy Mold-Synchronous Gear Hub

In order to achieve more quantities, Maxown provides powder metallurgy mold with cavity 1*N which depends on the shape and size of the part.

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20+ Years in Sintering Mold Design

At Maxown, we have technical expertise and strict quality control to ensure high-quality powder metallurgy molds.

We use advanced software and manufacturing techniques and conduct rigorous inspections and testing to meet our customers’ expectations of a variety of powder metallurgy parts.

We are committed to using the latest technology and techniques to design and manufacture sintered molds that are efficient, precise, and durable.

All your design 3D models and drawings will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with any third party or used for publicity.

Only Best Tooling Raw Material

Maxown is committed to using the highest-quality raw materials for our powder metallurgy toolings from ASSAB in Sweden, a world-renowned material supplier.

We believe that using top-quality materials is critical to achieving the best possible results, which is why we trust them to deliver the consistent quality that we demand.

In addition, they are also takes full responsibility for the heat treatment process, by carefully controlling the heat treatment process, we can maximize the performance and lifespan of each mold, and ensure that our customers receive powder metal toolings of the highest quality.

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3-Powder Metal Tooling Agie Charmiles GF CUT E350

Agie GF WEDM from Switzerland

We believe that precision is crucial to producing high-quality powder metallurgy tooling, which is why we choose WEDM from Agie GF in Switzerland.

Agie GF is a world leader in the field of electrical discharge machining (EDM/WEDM), and their equipment is renowned for its precision, reliability and trustworthy.

Our team of skilled technicians utilizes Agie GF WEDM processing equipment to create molds with exceptional accuracy, meeting the most demanding tolerances required by our customers.

With the state-of-the-art equipment, we are able to achieve world-class precision in every set of sintering molds that we produce, delivering exceptional quality and value to our customers.

All are Controlled in Factory

Maxown is dedicated to providing our customers with the highest level of quality, and we believe that the best way to achieve this is by completing every process in our own factory.

By handling all the manufacturing process, from design and engineering to production and finishing, we are able to maintain tight control over every step and ensure the highest standards of quality, cost-effectiveness, and timely delivery.

This approach allows us to quickly identify and address any issues that arise, and make adjustments as needed to ensure that our customers receive the best possible sintered toolings.

We can offer greater flexibility, efficiency, and quality control, your trusted supplier of powder metallurgy toolings in China.

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5-Powder Metal Tooling Manual Polishing

Pure Manual Polishing Process

Maxown insists on manual polishing and trial matching for every powder metallurgy mold we produce.

This approach achieves micron-level matching accuracy between the upper punch, lower punch, core and middle mold, ensuring top-quality products that perform reliably in the field.

This attention to detail allows us to identify any issues that may arise during the production process and make necessary adjustments, ensuring that our customers receive molds of the highest quality.

So If you need a custom mold of powder metallurgy mold, you can count on Maxown to deliver the quality and performance you need to succeed.

Powder Metal Tooling Equipment List | Maxown

Maxown understands that precision in processing equipment is crucial to ensure the accurate and consistent replication of powder metallurgy molds, directly impacting the quality and functionality of the final products.

Equipment

Brand/Model

Precision

Quanqity

1-Agie Charmilles CUT E350

Agie Charmilles CUT E350

±0.0025mm

4 units

3-Lead EDM LN40

Lead LN40

±0.005mm

2 units

2-Sodick EDM AQ400L

Sodick EDM AQ400L

±0.005mm

6 units

4-Taikan T850L CNC

Taikan T850L CNC

±0.0075mm

3 units

5-2.5D-Projector

2.5D Projector

±0.001mm

1 unit

Powder Metal Toolings We have Designed and Produced for

Maxown is a leading manufacturer of high-quality powder metallurgy tooling, providing a wide range of sintered parts which included gear, sprocket, pulley, rotor, impeller, clutch, coupler and so on.

1-Oil Pump Gear

Oil Pump Gear

2-Sprocket

Sprocket

3-Bevel Gear

Bevel Gear

4-Spur Gear

Spur Gear

5-Double Gear

Double Gear

6-Helical Gear

Helical Gear

7-Shock Absorber Piston

Shock Absorber Piston

8-Motor Coupler

Motor Coupler

9-Water Pump Impeller

Water Pump Impeller

10-Water Pump Pulley

Water Pump Pulley

11-Clutch

Clutch

12-Lock Cam

Lock Cam

13-Oil Impregnated Bushing

Oil Impregnated Bushing

14-Ring Gear

Ring Gear

15-Gear Ring

Gear Ring

16-Synchronizer Hub

Synchronizer Hub

17-Oil Pump Rotor

Oil Pump Rotor

18-Oil Flange

Oil Flange

Best Powder Metal Tooling Supplier in China

We understand that pay attention to detail in every step of the production process determines the quality, lifespan, and customer trust of Maxown’s powder metal toolings.

How are High-quality Sintering Molds Produced in Maxown?

Maxown employs advanced technology and skilled personnel to manufacture and inspect high-quality powder metallurgy molds and other accessories.

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- 3 Days | Mold Design

Maxown is committed to completing the mold design within 3 days, providing more efficient and high-quality services.

- 7 Days | Production

we are dedicated to completing all machining processes within 7-15 working days, ensuring the fastest use by customers.

- 1 Day | Inspection

Maxown prioritizes quality testing and dedicate 1 day to ensuring that every mold meets our rigorous standards.

- 5 Days | Shipment

Maxown securely packages and ships all sintered metal toolings by air couriers, arriving within 5 days on average.

Frequently Asked Question

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Powder metal tooling is a manufacturing process that involves creating tools and parts using metal powders, typically through the process of compacting and sintering.

The process begins with the careful selection and preparation of the metal powders, which are often a combination of different metals or alloys.

The powders are then placed in a die and compressed at high pressures to create the desired shape. The resulting “green” compact is then sintered in a furnace, which fuses the metal particles together and strengthens the structure.

The final product can then be finished with additional processes such as machining, polishing, or coating. The advantages of powder metal tooling include the ability to create complex shapes, high accuracy, and the use of less material than traditional manufacturing methods.

The resulting products are used in a variety of industries, including automotive, aerospace, medical, and consumer goods.

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Designing powder metal tooling involves several steps, including understanding the powder metallurgy process, selecting the right tooling material, considering the production volume and part complexity, and designing for part geometry and sintering shrinkage ratio.

  • Understand the powder metallurgy process: Before designing the tooling, it is important to understand the powder metallurgy process and its requirements, including powder size, sintering temperature, and dimensional accuracy.

  • Select the right tooling material: Tooling material selection is critical in ensuring the tool’s durability and performance. Common materials used for powder metal tooling include tool steel (SKD11), tungsten carbide(YG8, YG15 and YG20), and ceramic.

  • Consider production volume and part complexity: The production volume and part complexity will determine the type of tooling required. For low-volume and simple parts, a single cavity tool may be sufficient, while high-volume and complex parts may require multi-cavity tooling.

  • Design for part geometry and sintering shrinkage ratio: The tooling must be designed to match the part geometry and ensure the desired dimensional accuracy. This involves designing the appropriate die size, upper punch, lower punch and cavity design.

  • Perform simulations and testing: Before finalizing the tooling design, it is important to perform simulations and testing to identify potential issues and make necessary adjustments.

  • Manufacture the tooling: Once the tooling design is finalized, the tooling can be manufactured using various techniques such as CNC machining, electrical discharge machining (EDM), and WEDM.

  • Assemble the tooling: The tooling must be properly assembled, including attaching the punches, die, and other components, and ensuring proper alignment and fit.

  • Perform trial runs: Before beginning full-scale production, it is crucial to perform trial runs to ensure the tooling functions properly and the desired part quality is achieved.

  • Monitor and maintain the tooling: Regular monitoring and maintenance are essential to ensure the tooling remains in optimal condition and to address any issues that arise.

  • Continuously improve the design: As part of a continuous improvement process, the tooling design should be evaluated and updated to optimize performance and quality.

Powder metallurgy tooling can be broadly classified into three main types: compaction tooling, sintering tooling, and sizing tooling.

  • Compacting tooling is used to compact the metal powder into the desired shape.
  • Sintering tooling is used to sinter the compacted powder into a solid piece.
  • Sizing tooling is used to machine the sintered part to the desired final shape and size.

Within each of these categories, there are many sub-types of tooling that are designed for specific applications and materials.

Inspecting the quality of powder metal tooling is critical to ensuring the production of high-quality parts:

  • Visual inspection: Conduct a visual inspection of the tooling to identify any surface defects or dimensional irregularities.

  • Dimensional measurements: Use precision measuring instruments(CMM) to verify the tooling’s dimensional tolerance, including its diameter, length, height and assembly.

  • Hardness testing: Perform a hardness test to ensure the tooling has the appropriate hardness and is not too brittle or too soft.

  • Microstructure analysis: Examine the microstructure of the tooling to verify that it has been processed correctly and has the appropriate grain size and distribution.

  • Surface roughness analysis: Measure the surface roughness of the tooling to ensure that it is within acceptable limits and won’t cause issues during the production process.

  • Functionality testing: Test the tooling in a simulated production environment to ensure that it is functioning as expected and can produce quality parts.

  • Fatigue testing: Test the tooling for fatigue resistance to verify that it can withstand repeated use without degrading or failing.

  • Wear testing: Conduct wear testing to evaluate the tooling’s resistance to wear and identify any areas that may require additional surface treatment or coatings.

  • Destructive testing: Conduct destructive testing to identify any defects or weaknesses in the tooling that may not be visible through other inspection methods.

  • Documentation: Maintain detailed documentation of the inspection process and results to ensure consistent quality and to identify opportunities for continuous improvement.

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Maintaining powder metal tooling is crucial to ensuring that it performs at its best and lasts for a long time:

  • Clean the tooling after each use to prevent any buildup of dirt, grime, or powder metal residue.

  • Inspect the tooling regularly for any signs of wear or damage, such as cracks or chips.

  • Lubricate the tooling before each use to prevent excessive wear and tear.

  • Store the tooling in a cool, dry place to prevent corrosion or rust.

  • Use only the recommended cleaning solutions and lubricants for your tooling to prevent any damage.

  • Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for use and maintenance.

  • Sharpen or replace the tooling as needed to maintain its cutting edge.

  • Use proper handling techniques to prevent accidental damage.

  • Train employees on proper tooling maintenance to ensure consistent care and long-term performance.

  • Consider using a professional tooling maintenance service for complex or specialized equipment.

The expected lifespan of powder metal tooling can vary depending on factors such as the material being used, the complexity of the part being produced, the manufacturing process, and the frequency of use.

In general, however, powder metal tooling is designed to be durable and long-lasting, with many molds and tooling lasting for thousands or even tens of thousands of production cycles before needing to be replaced or repaired.

Proper maintenance and regular inspection can help extend the lifespan of powder metal tooling.

Maxown’s powder metallurgy molds can reach 500,000pcs on average.

Powder metal tooling is designed to work with a wide range of materials, including various types of metals and alloys.

Some of the materials that can be used with powder metal punches and dies include tool steel (SKD11 and DC53), tungsten carbide(YG8, YG15 and YG20), and ceramic.

The specific material used will depend on the application and the desired properties of the final product.

For example, some materials may be chosen for their strength or corrosion resistance, while others may be selected for their electrical conductivity or heat resistance.

The amount of time it takes to produce powder metal tooling can vary depending on a number of factors, including the complexity of the design, the size of the mold, and the materials being used.

In general, the process of designing and manufacturing powder metal tooling can take several days to several weeks.

At Maxown, we strive to complete all mold production and processing within 15 days, and our mold design can typically be completed within 3 days.

However, the exact time frame for producing powder metal tooling will depend on the specific project requirements and the production capacity of the manufacturer.

Maxown’s powder metallurgy tooling is priced at a competitive rate, typically costing between $750 to $5,500 per set depending on the design, size, and complexity of the tooling.

Our company’s commitment to using high-quality materials, advanced equipment, and experienced staff members allows us to produce top-quality powder metallurgy tooling at an affordable price.

We understand that cost is an important consideration for our customers, which is why we strive to provide a fair and transparent pricing structure that takes into account the level of expertise, precision, and quality required for each project.

Maxown’s powder metal tooling produced includes various accessories depending on the specific needs of the customer and the type of mold being produced.

Common accessories may include punches, middle die, guide pins, and bushings, among others.

The company’s experienced engineers and technicians work closely with customers to understand their requirements and design the tooling accordingly.

All accessories are manufactured with the same high-quality standards as the molds themselves, ensuring reliable and precise performance.