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AM&P Technical Articles (2012) 170 (8): 25–27.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Keith Ferguson Active metal brazing played a key role in the development and fabrication of a modified beam target for particle-physics experiments conducted by Fermilab. The new target consists of a titanium tube filled with stacked graphite fins that were bonded in place by means of active metal...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2012) 170 (9): 16–22.
Published: 01 September 2012
...F.H. (Sam) Froes This article, the first in a two-part series, explains how powder metallurgy presents a cost-effective alternative to conventional titanium fabrication processes. It reviews the characteristics of different types of titanium powders and compares and contrasts near-net shape (NNS...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2012) 170 (10): 26–29.
Published: 01 October 2012
...F.H. (Sam) Froes This article is the second in a two-part series on cost-saving methods for the production of titanium components. Part 1, published in the September 2012 issue of AM&P , covered a number of powder metallurgy techniques, including press-and-sinter and both cold and hot isostatic...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2018) 176 (2): 19–25.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Francis H. (Sam) Froes; Ashraf Imam Among the structural materials developed in the 20th century, titanium and its alloys have played a leading role in improving component performance. This article provides background on the extraction and primary processing of titanium. Among the structural...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2018) 176 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Francis H. (Sam) Froes; Ashraf Imam Among the structural materials developed in the 20th century, titanium and its alloys have played a leading role in improving component performance. This article discusses development of new production techniques, specifications, economic aspects...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2018) 176 (7): 16–20.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Francis H. (Sam) Froes New methods for processing titanium alloys offer the potential to enhance mechanical properties while reducing component cost. This article discusses innovative and potentially lower cost fabrication processes including additive manufacturing (AM), superplastic forming...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2020) 178 (1): 28–30.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Kurt Faller A chance discovery is enabling significant efficiency gains in titanium conditioning, one of the most costly steps in titanium metal production. A chance discovery is enabling significant efficiency gains in titanium conditioning, one of the most costly steps in titanium metal...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2020) 178 (3): 22–25.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Gregory Vartanov High-strength, corrosion-resistant steel is proposed as a cost-effective alternative to titanium alloys due to its high specific strength, high fatigue strength, good toughness, and corrosion resistance. High-strength, corrosion-resistant steel is proposed as a cost-effective...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2021) 179 (3): 14–18.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Michelle Harr; Adam Pilchak; Lee Semiatin Despite decades of research, fundamental questions still exist regarding the role of microtexture on the deformation, fatigue, and fracture behavior of titanium alloys. This article describes the microstructural evolution processes that result...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2021) 179 (6): 13–18.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Michelle Harr; Adam Pilchak; Lee Semiatin This article, the second in a two-part series on titanium alloys, examines the effects of microtexture on deformation behavior, slip dislocations, and fatigue properties. Part I, which appeared in the April 2021 issue, described microstructural evolution...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2014) 172 (2): 18–23.
Published: 01 February 2014
...B. Dutta; F.H. (Sam) Froes Although the widespread use of titanium alloys is constrained by high costs, powder metallurgy techniques such as additive manufacturing (AM) represent an economical approach to fabricating titanium components. Various approaches to AM, along with examples of components...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2015) 173 (3): 28–29.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Eric Bono Titanium has the highest strength-to-weight ratio of any metallic element and is corrosion-resistant. However, its cost is often a limiting factor in its use in industrial and medical applications. Additive manufacturing (AM) is changing the outlook for titanium, particularly because...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2015) 173 (3): 30–31.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Charles R. Simcoe The only process available for producing titanium was patented by William J. Kroll in 1940, marking the dawn of a new metals industry. The only process available for producing titanium was patented by William J. Kroll in 1940, marking the dawn of a new metals industry...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2015) 173 (4): 34–35.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Charles R. Simcoe The titanium industry was launched in the 1950s and required the efforts of numerous metallurgical engineers and research laboratories, nearly a dozen corporations, and titanium metal producers, along with hundreds of millions of dollars. The titanium industry was launched...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2015) 173 (5): 28–29.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Charles R. Simcoe Titanium's potential was not fully realized until 1956 when metal production reached 5200 tons and sponge production nearly 15,000 tons. After a decade of difficult R&D and an investment of several hundred million dollars by government and industry, titanium fulfilled its...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2015) 173 (8): 46–47.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Stanley Abkowitz This communication is a response to the April 2015 Metallurgy Lane article, Titanium, Part II, by Charles Simcoe. This present piece offers differing historical evidence about the development and commercialization of titanium alloys, including discussion of the patent office...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2016) 174 (5): 37–39.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Vasisht Venkatesh; Rodney Boyer Developments in titanium technology and opportunities for increased use in several markets were highlighted at the 13th World Conference on Titanium. This article reviews some of the key technical topics covered at the conference, including new alloy development...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2024) 182 (2): 20–23.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Vasisht Venkatesh; Adam Pilchak The 15th World Conference on Titanium included papers on titanium alloy development, efforts to reduce Ti powder costs, additive manufacturing, and computational materials modeling tools. This article reviews some of the key advances reported at the conference...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2023) 181 (3): 36–37.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Abhijith Kunneparambil Sukumaran; Arvind Agarwal Titanium boron composite coatings with superior wear performance were selected for use in materials experiments on the International Space Station. The titanium-boron nitride composite coatings were prepared using an atmospheric plasma spray...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2015) 173 (9): 48.
Published: 01 October 2015
... This article is a brief update on work by the Center for Heat Treating Excellence at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts to study the best way to heat treat additively manufactured parts for optimum performance. A particular focus of the CHTE research is on titanium and titanium...