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Saw Blade Fastener

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Saw Blade Fastener
Benefit: Cost Saving, Increased Component Complexity
Main Forming Process: Metal Injection Moulding
End Use Sector: Power Tools
Material: Stainless Steel


The MIM fastener is made from 316L stainless steel powder (Cr16.7%, Ni13%, Mo2.3%). This metal injection moulded part is used to mount the blade of an electric handheld keyhole saw, and connects the blade to the oscillating drive. Two gates are used in moulding to ensuring good filling at the die.

Component Specification

Weight (g): 11.7 , 316L stainless steel powder (Cr16.7%, Ni13%, Mo2.3%)
Density (g/cm3): 4.7 in the brown state, and 7.75 after sintering
Tensile Strength (MPa): 500
Yield Strength (MPa): 290
Hardness (HV10): 170

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