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Auto parts catalog showcases powder metallurgy (PM) parts


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The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) offers new information on specific PM parts applications in North American, European, and Asian light vehicles under three categories: engine, transmission/transfer case, and body/chassis. The information was compiled in a two-year study conducted by the MPIF Technical Board and released in a PM Automotive Parts Catalog.

The catalog contains listings of more than 300 applications representing more than 750 individual parts in various sub-systems, such as gasoline and diesel engines, hybrid electric motors, automatic and manual transmissions, axle-differentials, and steering, suspension, and brake systems.

As a living document to be updated regularly, the catalog listings will identify new PM applications in all types of light vehicles as they are introduced in new model years.


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