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Powdered Metal Products

This section offers explanations of key points necessary to understand Hitachi Chemical.

  • Origins of Hitachi Chemical
  • Key Business Fields
  • Hitachi Chemical by the Numbers
  • Major Products
  • Global Expansion

About Powdered Metal Products

The process of compacting powdered metals by pressing them with a compacting machine and then sintering them at high temperatures to create precisely manufactured products is known as powder metallurgy. Using this process, Hitachi Chemical creates powdered metal products that are used as core components in automobile engines and transmission systems and other transportation-related equipment as well as a range of industrial equipment.

Powdered Metal Product Manufacturing Process

Powdered Metal Product Manufacturing Process

Powdered Metal Product Manufacturing Process

Powdered Metal Product Manufacturing Process

Characteristics of Hitachi Chemical's Powdered Metal Products

In the automobile industry, there is a rising need for products to be made more eco-friendly and energy efficient. For example, there is strong demand for products that are both durable and light. Utilizing the analytical and evaluation technologies Hitachi Chemical has refined over its long history, the Company is able to make powdered metal products that provide the functionality customers desire by blending various powdered metals at precise ratios.

Manufacturing Sites (Country & Region)

Manufacturing Sites (Country & Region)

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