What is powder metallurgy? Explain hot compaction method with a neat labelled diagram
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Powder metallurgy is process of making useful component from metal powder it can be individual or mixed or alloy powder with or without inclusion of non metal

Powder metallurgy is the art or science of manufacturing useful metallic or alloy article by compacting the metal powder or alloy powder in a die with little no melting followed by sintering.

Hot compaction: Compaction is done at higher temperature & pressure. The powder is placed in a rigid die & compacted using direct current or induction currents. The material used for tooling is graphite, tungsten & cobalt alloys fiber reinforced fiber, heat resistant alloy.

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