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Accession Number DE2013-1079276
Title Near Net Shape Manufacturing of New, Low Cost Titanium Powders for Industry.
Publication Date Mar 2013
Media Count 118p
Personal Author A. Sabau B. Kabert G. Daehn J. Kiggans R. Dehoff S. Nunn T. Muth W. Chen W. Peter Y. Yamamoto
Abstract Titanium and titanium alloys offer many attractive characteristics for industrial and commercial applications. However, these properties have not been realized in many industrial applications due to the high cost and current fabrication inefficiencies of titanium with conventional reduction technology. The aircraft industry consumes over half of the titanium milled product in the U.S., and the average yields are less than 15%. The production of low cost titanium products from alternative titanium powders/sponge has the potential to enable a paradigm shift in the production and application of titanium, similar to the transformational effect of the Hall-Heroult process which enabled widespread industrial use of aluminum. New low cost titanium and Ti alloy production methods have recently been developed that require less energy than conventional reduction technologies while providing pure titanium and titanium alloy powders that are suitable for powder metallurgy consolidation. The implementation of powder metallurgy technologies for the new low cost titanium powders are required to take these new powders and produce economical titanium components that will benefit energy conservation both in titanium production and downstream industrial applications.
Keywords Costs
Fabrication
Implementation
Industrial applications
Manufacturing
Powder metallurgy
Production
Titanium alloys


 
Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 71N - Nonferrous Metals & Alloys
94 - Industrial & Mechanical Engineering
Corporate Author Oak Ridge National Lab., TN.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1324
Contract Number DE-AC05-00OR22725

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