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  • Tour of Western Sintering

    ASME – Columbia Basin Section
    Tour of Western Sintering Co. Inc
    2620 Stevens Drive, Richland, Washington

    When:  Friday, October 6, 2017
    Time: 10:00 AM
    Duration: about 2 hours
    Please RSVP by October 4th to Dennis Armstrong at
    Attendance does need to be limited to 20 members and guests.

    Join with other Columbia Basin Section members for a tour of Western
    Sintering Co. Inc in Richland, Washington.    This local company, founded
    over 50 years ago, employs the Powder Metallurgy process to manufacture a
    wide variety of precision component parts for numerous industries
    throughout the US.  The only North-West plant of its type, the process
    begins by pressing prepared metal powders into a net shape piece that is
    “sintered” in a controlled atmosphere furnace to a finished part.  Check
    it out at:

    This has been a very popular tour in past years, so please RSVP early. 
    Please wear closed toe shoes and bring safety glasses if you have them.
    Clothing must be appropriate for an industrial manufacturing environment.