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AM&P Technical Articles (2019) 177 (7): 48–50.
Published: 01 October 2019
... & PROCESSES | OCTOBER 2019 CoNiCr-NITINOL COMPOSITE WIRE FOR GUIDEWIRE-TYPE APPLICATIONS Dissimilar metals, each with their own special properties, can be integrated into a single composite wire to achieve a functionally driven design. David Snider,* Eric Dietsch, Adam Griebel,* David Plumley,* Mark Michael...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2020) 178 (7): 35–37.
Published: 01 October 2020
...A.R. Pelton; S.M. Pelton; J. Ulmer; K. Plaskonka; A. Keck; M.R. Mitchell; P. Saffari The effects of Nitinol micropurity on the durability of superficial femoral artery stents offers a potential way to enhance durability and reduce fatigue fractures. This article describes recent work on superior...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2021) 179 (3): 52–55.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Matthew Di Prima; David Saylor; Shiril Sivan; Jason D. Weaver New FDA guidance for Nitinol used in medical devices includes clarification on the determination of safety factors, the requirements for corrosion testing, and proper labeling of potentially harmful elements. Copyright © ASM...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2021) 179 (7): 46–49.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Louis G. Malito; Matthew L. Bowers; Paul L. Briant; Gabriel S. Ganot; Brad James Nitinol fatigue fracture surfaces generally exhibit similar features to most engineering alloys, including a flat fracture plane, ratchet marks, radial lines, beachmarks, and striations. Nitinol fatigue fracture...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2016) 174 (1): 30–33.
Published: 01 January 2016
... dissimilar metals such as stainless steel and Nitinol. Copyright © ASM International® 2016 2016 ASM International joint strength medical guidewires nitinol solid-state welding stainless steel httpsdoi.org/10.31399/asm.amp.2016-01.p030 30 ADVANCED MATERIALS & PROCESSES | JANUARY 2016 NEW...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2023) 181 (7): 40–42.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Brian T. Berg; Kenneth I. Aycock; Wayne M. Falk; Jason D. Weaver This article reports on a multifaceted testing and modeling approach to investigate the fatigue life of medical grade Nitinol to one billion cycles. The goal of a the research is to understand the mechanism of Nitinol ultra-high cycle...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2019) 177 (7): 43–47.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Christopher DellaCorte Newly developed nickel-titanium (NiTi) alloys are well suited for bearings and gears in demanding applications. Copyright © ASM International® 2019 2019 ASM International bearings gears NiTi alloys Nitinol 60 httpsdoi.org/10.31399/asm.amp.2019-07.p043 FEATURE...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2023) 181 (2): 31–33.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Scott Carpenter; Christian Palmaz Using a physical vapor deposition process to manufacture medical device components reduces post-processing time and improves materials properties. This article addresses metallic sputter deposition technologies for Nitinol medical devices. Using a physical...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2014) 172 (11): 26–29.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of very fine details. The edge quality possible with a femtosecond laser for both metals and plastics makes it useful for machining heart, brain, and eye stents (both nitinol and cobalt-chrome), catheters, heart valves, and polymer tubing. Ultra-short femtosecond laser technology offers sub-400 fs...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2013) 171 (7): 39–45.
Published: 01 July 2013
... ASMnews HIGHLIGHTSChapter News Chapter News Boston Nitinol as Enabling Technology for Medical Devices The May 16 dinner meeting of the ASM Boston Chapter featured a presentation by James J. Scutti, FASM, who spoke about nitinol, a nickel-titanium alloy used extensively in the medical device industry...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2012) 170 (3): 31–35.
Published: 01 March 2012
... WorldSID 50th percentile male model, and three dimensional (3-D) scans of dummy parts. The model consists of approximately 260,000 elements and more than 20 dif- ferent materials (Fig. 1) including rubber-like compounds, superelastic alloys (Nitinol), foams, plastics, and vinyl. The rate-sensitive foam...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2021) 179 (7): 41–45.
Published: 01 October 2021
..., 226.808.1279, michaelkuntz@smarteral- substituted Nitinol Wire in Orthodontics, American Journal of loys.com, www.smarteralloys.com. Orthodontics, 63(5), p 462-470, 1973. References 1. G. Airoldi and G. Riva, Pseudoelasticity of NiTi Orthodontic Wires Modified by Current Methodologies: A Critical Comparison...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2015) 173 (5): 51–55.
Published: 01 May 2015
... research effort, specifically addressing shape memory materials such as nitinol. It is intended to be the foundation for a future funding grant or research funding mechanism award. The $25,000 fellowship was awarded to Ahmadreza Jahad of the University of Toledo for his research, Additive Manufacturing...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2015) 173 (7): 24–31.
Published: 01 July 2015
... times on a particular shoe. The critical components of the shape memory material are Nitinol wires, which are inserted into the material in a specific pattern. Because metallic filaments are much stiffer than textile yarns, they cannot be used in a conventional knitting process. Machinery is required...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2022) 180 (8): 14–18.
Published: 01 November 2022
... Nitinol (top) results in increased purity and improved microstructure compared to wrought Nitinol (bottom). manufacturing technology the company developed, HE-PVD (high energy-physical vapor deposition). The cylindrical magnetron PVD tools that we design and build allow for net shape devices with high...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2019) 177 (3): 58–66.
Published: 01 April 2019
... on to look at the beta bronzes and Nitinol. In 1983, after relocating to the Silicon Valley, Duerig continued researching shape memory alloys with Raychem Corp. until 1991 when he founded Nitinol Development Corp., (NDC) with a focus on finding medical applications for Nitinol. After NDC was acquired...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2020) 178 (7): 38–40.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of the University of Maryland (Hou is now an assistant professor at Beihang University, Beijing, China), together with colleagues from Iowa State University, Ames National Laboratory, and Colorado School of Mines, developed and demonstrated that 3D printed nickel-titanium (NiTi, trade name Nitinol) shape memory...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2023) 181 (7): 12–17.
Published: 01 October 2023
... with numerous other metals and alloys, as well as polymers, ceramics, and coatings throughout my career. My main focus has been on Nitinol processes and products. Nitinol is a highly non-linear, anisotropic, and path dependent material, and as such requires computer simulation for all but basic analyses...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2018) 176 (4): 47–56.
Published: 01 May 2018
...-printed game pieces a er their WhiteClouds tour. 54 H I G H L I G H T S M E M B E R S IN THE N E W S ADVANCED MATERIALS & PROCESSES | MAY/JUNE 2018 M o h a w k V a l l e y Ge t s Le s s o n i n Sh a p e M e m o r y The fascinating alloy Nitinol was the focus of a presentation by SAES Smart Metals of New...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2016) 174 (7): 19–21.
Published: 01 July 2016
... generations of implants were made from metal alloys such as Nitinol and stainless steel or plastics such as polyether ether ketone (PEEK). Potential disadvantages of these materials include interference with some imaging modalities, metal sensitivity, and difficulty with device removal[1]. In the 1990s...