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m-tec powder GmbH – Your specialist in the field of powder metallurgy

Our focus is the production of innovative reagants for hot metal desulphurisation and trading of Magnesium and Aluminium powders, chips and ingots for various applications in different industries.

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Our focus at a glance

High quality magnesium products are used in the metal-processing and chemical industry in all their various applications. The range of applications includes industries such as welding, pyrotechnics or hot metal desulphurization as well as production processes in refractory. m-tec powder is also supplying magnesium powders, – pigments, – chips, – granules, ingots and pieces.

We are also able to passivate our granules and powders according to your requirements. We will be happy to assist.

Our focus is to optimize the quality and cost structure of global production processes with our high-quality and innovative reagents, metal powders and alloys.

We offer customized and reliable services like sieving, blending, milling, passivating and packaging of your metals.

m-tec powder  is one of the globally leading producers of aluminium – and aluminium alloy powders atomized by air or protective gas. Based in the South African towns of Olifantsfontein and Richards Bay, we are able to produce the whole range of aluminium powders with regard to purity and grain size: from high purity to secondary qualities and from super fines to coarse grain sizes. In our mechanical processing of aluminium foils and scrap, we are

Get your special hot metal desulphurization blend from us and have it passivated in accordance with your individual needs. We are producing our specialty magnesium-, calcium carbide and fluid lime blends in the middle of the Ruhrgebiet based on your requirements or our recommendations.

Our synthetic slags accelerate processes in secondary metallurgy. Unwanted chemical elements can be reduced to a minimum.

We are producing our metallic alloy powders like e.g. Nickel-Magnesium, Aluminium-Magnesium or Ferro-Silicon-Magnesium strictly respecting your individual applications.

We are supplying magnesium and magnesium alloys as well as other alloys like Calcium-Magnesium, Nickel-Magnesium in form of ingots, cut ends and pieces.


Current Press Releases

m-tec powder as a partner for an innovative brake concept

Innovative Braking Concept

Under the acronym “Abraxas”, a consortium consisting of the partners Fraunhofer IFAM, m-tec powder GmbH, FCT Systeme GmbH, KS HUAYU AluTech GmbH and LF GmbH & Co. KG

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Powder metallurgy is the future

Powder metallurgy is one of the fast growing sectors in metal processing industry. The main reason for this is of course the progress made in the production of all components by powder metallurgical processes. In this respect, the following 3 aspects must be highlighted:

the highly sophisticated variety of alloys, the coverage of the whole range of densities from porous and soft to super-dense and high-strength as well as a striking accuracy in shape of even the most complex components, have resulted in new developments and production methods mainly in the automotive and electric industry but also the field of aviation and aerospace. Another advantage derives from the possibility to produce even high quantities mostly without any reworking. In the near future the additive production in 3D printing is highly promising.

Fundamentals of powder metallurgy

m-tec powder has focused on one of the basics for all this progress. The customized and highly exact production and blending of metal powders and alloys, enables our customers to achieve ever new progress in the production of steel and hot metal.

The chemical industry is using our magnesium based products in various production lines such as the production of plant protecting agents, the development of new pyrotechnical material or even the development of new pharmaceuticals. Lightweight construction in automotive and in the field of mobile electronics, requires ever more perfectly customized material, which are enabled by m-tec powder.

Powder metallurgy „Made in Germany”

Within the last few years, we found that “Made in Germany” has not lost any of its power in most countries of the world. Reliable and scientific approach, strict adherence to delivery- and time requirements and an extra-ordinary price-performance ratio are the prerequisite for a just-in-time production.

We are very happy that our powder metallurgy products have been adopted extremely well. Based on this, our relatively young company has been able to make a name within only a few years, which enables an adequate growth and productive new investment in South Africa and Germany.