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The powdered metal process is flexible in its ability to provide custom material solutions. To meet the diverse needs of our customers, SSI Sintered Specialties has the facilities and staff available to develop tailored material chemistry and properties to meet specific application requirements. One example is the iron-tungsten-copper-carbon alloy developed to provide a specific material density needed to meet a critical weight-to-volume requirement for a counterweight application

TYPE GRADE DESCRIPTION
Tungsten-Copper Steel SSI-FeW-1 Controlled density to meet weight-to-volume requirements for a counterweight.
Gall-resistant Stainless Steel SSI-316LSi-GR Austenitic stainless steel with a wear resistant additive that provides improved galling resistance compared to cast type 316 stainless steel.
Chemistry Typical Properties
GRADE C W Cu Density g/cm 3 Tensile Strength ksi (MPa) Yield Strength ksi (MPa) Elongation % Unnotched Impact Energy ft-lb (J) Apparent Hardness HRB
SSI-FeW-1 0.5 12.5 14.5 8.5 87 (600) 65 (450) 2 - 93