Redstone Partner Capabilities for Metal Injection Molding in India
Metal injection molding (MIM) is a sophisticated metal forming process. By sintering pelletized metal at high temperatures, intricate parts can be shaped in a single operation at high production volumes.
Number of Redstone Partners: 2
Sizes Available: 1 to 200 grams
Materials Available: Low alloy steel, stainless steel
Tolerance: +/- 0.005″ (0.127 mm)
Lead time: 10-14 weeks
Surface Finishes Available: Powder Coating, Metal Plating, Black Oxide
Export Markets: North America, Europe, Asia
Locations for Metal Injection Molding in India
The metal injection molding industry in India is dispersed throughout the country, with the largest hub in Rajkot. Rajkot is also home to the largest investment casting hub in India. MIM in India does not require a lot of space like sand or investment casting foundries and can be staffed by fewer employees. As such, MIM manufacturers in India work out of small to medium sized facilities around Rajkot.
Parts Made with Metal Injection Molding in India
Metal injection molding in India is a perfect process for creating small, high strength, and complex metal components at high volumes. Metal injection molding can be employed across a wide range of components, but the best applications are typically small in size and less than 100 grams in weight. MIM parts can be used in various kinds of products, including locks, medical devices, military applications, electronics, etc.
Overview: What is Metal Injection Molding?
Metal injection molding uses a pelletized metal feedstock at high pressure and temperatures to form complex shapes that would normally be considered cost prohibitive. MIM is capable of producing features that cannot be achieved by investment casting, such as small holes, thin walls, and fine surface detail. Additionally, MIM parts have better strength, magnetic, and corrosion properties due to high density achieved when compared to conventional powdered metal, plastics and die casting. The process is sometimes referred to as Powdered Injection Molding (PIM).
- Lower cost compared to CNC
- Faster production and better feature detail compared to investment casting
- Provides very accurate parts with tight tolerances
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