PT+A GmbH was established as development company in 2006. The leading creative minds of PT+A are working since the beginning of the 80s on powder metallurgy with pressing and sintering and from 1989 on metal- and ceramic injection moulding. The basis of the material developments, reaching from standard materials, heavy and light metals, several ceramics to an 18carat yellow gold alloy for the watch and precious industry, is a highly innovative binder system. Based on this system and the cooperation with numerous companies from different industrial branches, PT+A has gained a lot of valuable experience and potential areas of application for MIM and CIM.
The core activities of PT+A are
- Feedstock and Materials development
- Binder development
- Materials advice
- Design layout of MIM/CIM parts
- Consulting for MIM/CIM part production and application
Role and contribution to REProMag
As a manufacturer for binder systems and additives, developer and producer of binder and feedstock systems for metal and ceramic injection moulding, PT+A is involved in the development of new binders systems for several materials. Further PT+A closely cooperates with producers of additive manufacturing equipment and involved in the production of suitable feedstock batches.