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Industrial Graphite Sales (IGS) Launches “Splasma Toolâ„¢ ” as Spark Plasma Sintering Technology’s First Dedicated Tooling Product Line

For immediate release
April 14, 2011
Harvard IL/State College PA

Industrial Graphite Sales ( of Harvard IL, today launched its Splasma Toolâ„¢ line of tooling custom manufactured from specialized graphite tailored for the emerging Spark Plasma Sintering market. The announcement was made at the annual meeting of the Center for Innovative Sintered Products (CISP) held at The Pennsylvania State University campus near State College PA.
IGS presented in the Industry Spotlight portion of this meeting.

“IGS is excited about its ability to lead the technological advancement of the tooling portion of this rampantly evolving industry,” stated Marilyn Skok, President of Industrial Graphite Sales LLC. “We have successfully aligned ourselves with a solid group of material, machining and fabrication and professional services firms to assure the suitable and accurate execution of this novel and necessary introduction.”

Spark plasma sintering (SPS) is a one step, high-speed powder consolidation/ sintering technology capable of processing both conductive and nonconductive materials. The ultimately successful production scale up of SPS, combined with increased research in the area of component and SPS tooling materials will create one of only two commercially available single press/full density powder metal production processes in the world.

Industrial Graphite Sales (IGS) of Harvard IL supplies bulk and machined graphite for various high temp and industrial applications. A major player in graphite supply and specification for over fifty years, IGS personnel have extensive knowledge in the area of graphite requirements, machining approaches and handle virtually all grades of graphite to assist with their clients’ custom needs.