M-tec Powder SA announces a significant expansion in its aluminium powder production capabilities and introduction of mechanically produced aluminium powder

M-tec Powder SA is excited to announce a significant expansion in its aluminium powder production capabilities, reflecting the company’s ongoing commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction. This latest development introduces a new production option, enabling M-tec Powder SA to cater to the diverse needs of its clients with greater precision and variety.

Introducing mechanically produced aluminium powder
In addition to its renowned atomised aluminium powder, M-tec Powder SA now proudly offers mechanically produced aluminium powder. This new production method complements the company’s existing offering, providing customers with options tailored to their specific application requirements.

Understanding the differences
Atomised aluminium powder, long considered the gold standard in the industry, is known for its uniform particle size and high purity. Produced through a process that involves the rapid cooling of molten aluminium, atomised powder is highly valued for applications requiring precise particle distribution and consistency. This type of powder is particularly well-suited for industries such as aerospace, automotive, and additive manufacturing, where performance and reliability are paramount.

M-tec Powder SA’s aluminium powders

Conversely, mechanically produced aluminium powder offers unique properties that make it an attractive alternative for various applications. This production method involves mechanical milling, which creates powders with distinct characteristics, including different particle shapes and sizes. Mechanically produced powder can be particularly beneficial for applications that require specific physical properties, such as enhanced surface area or different flow characteristics.

Benefits of enhanced production capabilities
With the addition of mechanically produced aluminium powder to its product line, M-tec Powder SA is now better positioned to tailor its offerings to the specific needs of its customers. Some of the key benefits include:
Versatility: By providing both atomised and mechanically produced powders, M-tec Powder SA offers solutions that cater to a wide range of industrial applications, from high-precision manufacturing processes to applications that benefit from unique powder characteristics.
Customisation: The expanded production capabilities allow M-tec Powder SA to work closely with customers to develop custom aluminium powder solutions that meet their exact specifications, ensuring optimal performance in their specific applications.
Enhanced performance: Depending on the application, the choice between atomised and mechanically produced powder can significantly impact the performance and efficiency of the end product. M-tec Powder SA’s diverse offerings ensure that customers can select the best option for their needs.

Innovation and investment
“This expansion reflects M-tec Powder SA’s ongoing commitment to innovation and staying at the forefront of the industry. By continually investing in state-of-the-art production technology, M-tec Powder SA enhances its ability to better serve its customers and meet their specific application needs. This dedication to technological advancement sets M-tec Powder SA apart from its competitors, ensuring that customers have access to the latest and most effective aluminium powder solutions available.

M-tec Powder SA’s aluminium powders can be used for various applications in many different industries

About M-tec Powder SA
M-tec Powder SA is a leading provider of high-quality aluminium powders, offering innovative solutions to industries worldwide. Established in 2014 by powder metallurgy specialists Gerhard Ertl and Carsten Schultz, M-tec Powder SA has rapidly emerged as a global leader in the production and distribution of aluminium powders for diverse industrial applications. With a steadfast commitment to innovation, reliability, and customer satisfaction, M-tec Powder SA continues to redefine the boundaries of metal processing.

M-tec Powder SA’s aluminium powders find applications in a wide range of industries, including synthetic alcohol production, plastics, refractory in steel and foundry industry, water treatment, additive manufacturing, renewable energy, solar cell production (poly-silicone production – wafer, backing surface – ultra fine aluminium powder), energy conservation (powder metallurgy components to replace steel components, aerated light weight concrete powders and pastes), titanium dioxide purification for high-end pigments (white paints), zinc production, ferroniobium and ferrovanadium for steel industry, anti-corrosion industrial paints, silver effect paints for the automotive, mobile, and electronic industries, solid rocket fuels and explosives, heavy duty brake linings and welding of rail lines (thermite reaction).

Headquartered in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, M-tec Powder SA operates globally, with branch offices in Töging am Inn, Germany, New York City, USA, and production facilities in Wesel, Germany, and South Africa.

For further details contact M-tec Powder SA on Tel: +27 035 940 1769 or visit www.m-tec-powder.com