Injection Molding (MIM) is a very recently developed process, compared
to the investment casting technique.
Italy MIM technology is quite new: Metrocast Italiana has been the
first italian company to act as a subcontractor of metal injection
moulded parts, back in 1995.
first studies about PIM (powder injection molding) are made in the
USA and dates back to the 1920s; they refer specially to CIM (ceramic
injection molding). Afterwards, during Second World War, the results
of these studies are applied to metal powders (Fe-Ni) and the first
metal injection moulded parts are manufactured.
from the 1950s also in Russia has been developed a similar process,
but only with ceramic powders. Become an industrial process, since
1970 MIM found in the United States more and more applications in
those fields where complex shaped and high properties components
are required. The process spreads rapidly in Japan, and finally
in Europe too.
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