Date of Award


Degree Type

Bachelors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering



First Advisor

Curtis L. Wilson

Second Advisor

Ettore A. Peretti

Third Advisor

Alfred E. Koenig


The metal powders may be produced in a number of different ways. In metals where the intercrystalline material is brittle enough, they may be ground in a ball mill or eddy mill. The fineness of such a powder is more or less controlled by the grain size of the original metal.