Processing the Widest Range of Metals and Alloys to Meet Your Critical Tolerances
Whether used for medical instrumentation, aerospace technology, computers and electronics, automotive or countless other industries and markets, HPM is the world's premier source for rolled metal strip and foil.
HPM products are in the scales at your supermarket, aboard the satellites that circle our globe, and designed into automotive sensors. Our alloys are surgically implanted in the form of medical cans and integrated into the CRTs of PCs and televisions. They are ultimately made into diaphragms, strain gages, membrane switches, metal stampings, electronic connectors, and more.
HPM metals are critical to applications worldwide
|Strain Gage and Precision Resistor Foils|
|Cathode Ray Tube and various television parts|
|Diaphragms – convoluted and flat|
|Dome or Membrane switches for cell phones and industrial applications|
|Implantable medical cans|
|Endoscopic equipment and surgical staplers|
|Automotive sensors and controls|
|Precision metal stampings|
|Photo Chemical Machining Industry|
|Flexible Metal Foil Heaters and Circuits|
|Appliance and Industrial Control Applications|
|Weaving Reeds and Dents|
Medical and Surgical Products
HPM supplies all of the metal-forming companies that make the hermetic shield and cans for the largest pacemaker, drug-infusion pump and electronic implant manufacturers around the world. CP Grade 1 Titanium is the preferred material due to its light weight, biocompatibility and ability to be deep-drawn into the desired shape and EB-welded to provide a hermetic seal. HPM has more than a decade of experience supplying this critical medical market while consistently maintaining surface cleanliness and cosmetic finish of the highest quality.
Instrumentation/measurement components – .0001" to .0002" (.0025mm - .0050mm) thick precision resistor alloy foil is used in the manufacture of metal foil resistance strain gages, which serve as the active element in electronic load cells and other load- or strain-sensing applications. HPM supplies the leading strain-gage manufacturers with a range of materials, including Constantan, Evanohm® R (Karma) and Platinum-Tungsten. HPM stocks a variety of Constantan metals with thermal expansion compensation behavior to match aluminum, mild steel or stainless steel load-cell spring elements. Qualities include an ultra-smooth and clean surface for bonding, minimal pinholes and ultra-tight thickness control.
HPM rolls .0001" to .0004" (.0025mm to .01mm) thick precision brazing foil for use in the production of jet engine fan blades and housings. Placed between the inner and outer skins on both sides of a metal honeycomb, the brazing foil joins critical parts of the engine. Using heat and pressure, the skin and honeycomb are sandwiched into strong, structural components. With 20 years of experience in aerospace, HPM supplies material in the consistency, thicknesses and thickness control required for this critical application.