Technical information

Chemical ReductionHow Metal Powders and Foils Are Produced

  • Reduction and Rinsing

    Metal powder is deposited from metal compounds by chemical reduction and then rinsed.

  • Dehydration

    The powder is dehydrated to remove water.

  • Drying

    The powder is dried.

  • Pulverizing

    The powder is further pulverized.

  • Flaking

    The powder is formed into flakes.

  • Inspecting

    Powders are inspected to make sure they satisfy applicable standards.