SSI Sintered Specialties of Wisconsin, USA Adds Heat Treating Capacity

​Out in Wisconsin, USA powdered metal component supplier SSI Sintered Specialties is going to add more heat treat capacity in the form of a high-temperature refractory metal-lined vacuum furnace from Elnik Systems. The furnace, which is scheduled for installation in September 2021, will join a growing number of furnaces at SSI’s technology center in Janesville, Wisconsin. Along with providing customers advanced powder-metallurgy processing, this investment positions SSI to immediately target the addition of metal 3D printing to its portfolio and the expansion of its current metal injection molding (MIM) operations. The company had looked at a number of different options when considering more heat treating capacity including used but ultimately decided they like the idea of a new furnace system.

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