Precision powder metallurgy company
that has been providing quality Powder Metal components
for over 40 years.
Website for Compaxinc.com and Powdermetal.com
Metal powders are first mixed with lubricants and/or other alloys to produce
a homogeneous blend of ingredients. Often the blending is done by the metal
The powder is gravity-fed into the die and is usually compacted at room
temperature. The most common compacting pressures are in the 30 - 50 tons
per square inch range. Compax, Inc. has automated pressing equipment ranging
from 4 - 250 tons.
During sintering the pressed parts move through a controlled-atmosphere
furnace. The pressed powder particles fuse together, forming metallurgical
bonds. Compax, Inc. has high temperature sintering capabilities up to
3000 degrees F.
4) Secondary operations
Compax, Inc. can provide the part with a variety of secondary operations
including grinding, impregnating, drilling, tapping, repressing and reaming.
Compax, Inc. designs all tooling required to produce a part to customer
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