Advanced Materials Design and Development

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Mark Kozdras
Advanced Materials Processing Functional Group Leader,
Program Manager, Materials for Transportation, Buildings and Industry
Telephone: 905-645-0695
Email: Mark.Kozdras@canada.ca

An industrial hot press machine.

CanmetMATERIALS’ 400-ton hot press. Photo by CanmetMATERIALS.

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CanmetMATERIALS’ Advanced Materials Design and Development Lab designs and develops materials for new products and works to enhance product performance for industry and other government departments. The lab offers a range of technical capabilities that include a 1200-ton squeeze casting press, a 400-ton hot press with a capability of up to 2300°C, a metal powder injection molding facility, a cold isostatic press, a solar simulator, a radio frequency identification system, a coating facility, an attrition mill and preform fabrication facilities.