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ARC Group Worldwide Wins another MIM Prize at 2021 MPIF Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Competition

This worm gear won an award in the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) 2021 PM Design Excellence Awards Competition. These innovative, powder metallurgy (PM) automotive transmission locking mechanism components were manufactured by the metal injection molding (MIM) process. MIM processing was selected because of the complexity of the helical gear teeth and the adjacent shaft geometry.  The winners in the 2021 Powder Metallurgy (PM) Design Excellence Awards competition, sponsored by the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF), demonstrate outstanding examples of…

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ARC Group Worldwide Wins MIM Grand Prize at 2021 MPIF Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Competition

In the Aerospace/Military/Firearms Category for MIM components, a Grand Prize has been awarded to ARC Group Worldwide for an enclosed striker used in the firing mechanism of a commercial handgun. The part is made in a 2-cavity mold, and strategic tool design and staging was implemented. Post-sintering, HIP, and heat treatment are performed to increase mechanical properties. The position of the tip to the primary body of the component is critical for part functionality. The parts are finished with an…

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ARC’s Wiseman Appointed to the Industry Development Board of the MPIF

Friday, November 13, 2020 12:30 PM Company Update DELAND, FL / ACCESSWIRE / November 13, 2020 / ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (“ARC” or the “Company”) today announced that Michael Wiseman, Vice President of Engineering was recently appointed to the Industry Development Board [IDB] of the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF). The IDB coordinates the marketing and public relations activities of the MPIF toward expanding the market for powder metallurgy parts and products. The Board is comprised of industry experts and…

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ARC Group Worldwide Wins Three MIM Awards At 2020 MPIF Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Competition

Princeton, NJ (MPIF):  A Grand Prize has been awarded to ARC Group Worldwide in the Hardware/Appliances Category for metal injection molded (MIM) components, for a gearbox used in a drive system for motorized blinds. The component holds nine gears that rotate when actuated, to allow blinds to function with a remote-control device. An Award of Distinction in the Aerospace/Military/Firearms Category for Metal Injection Molded (MIM) components, has been given to ARC Group Worldwide for lever actuators for vanes in a…

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