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Sintering is the process of compacting and
forming a solid mass of material by heat and/or pressure without melting
it to the point of liquefaction. Sintering happens naturally in mineral deposits or as a manufacturing process used with metals, ceramics, plastics, and other materials.
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Sep 30th, 2015
It's main purpose is to form complex shapes, to produce alloys, or to work in metals with very high melting points.