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ARC-3HG (F-0008) Remill

ARC-3 HG remill is an iron based mix meeting MPIF F-0008 chemistry requirements and produced mainly from recycled green powder metal compacts. ARC-3 HG is a press ready mix containing 0.75% lubricant and has somewhat higher green strength than ARC-3. It is commonly used to produce net-shape lawn and garden, light industrial and household goods. ARC-3 HG may be machined, but some applications may not machine as well as new powder mixes. Additions of MnS are common for applications requiring machining.

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Typical Blend Chemistry (%)
Chemistry Typical
Iron Balance
Carbon 0.80
Lubricant 0.74
Others 1.19

 

Typical Blend Properties
 
ARC-3HG
Virgin Blend 1
Hall Apparent Density (g/cm3)
3.04
2.87
Hall Flow Rate (seconds per 50g.)
32.4
33.7

 

Typical Compacted Properties
 
ARC-3HG
Virgin Blend 1
Compacting Pressure to 6.8 g/cm3 (tsi)
33.1
31.5
Green Strength at 6.8 g/cm3 (psi)
1575
2165

 

Typical Sintered Properties2
 
ARC-3HG
Virgin Blend 1
Dimensional Change (%)
0.24
0.28
Apparent Hardness (HRb)
64
56
Transverse Rupture Strength (psi)
94,500
79,300

 

ARC-3HG F-0008 Remil Pressure Density Curve

1) A-1000B, 0.80% graphite, 0.75% EBS
2) Compacted to 6.8 g/cm3 and sintered in 90%/10% N2/H2

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