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ASM Handbook

Metalworking: Sheet Forming

Edited by
S.L. Semiatin
S.L. Semiatin
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ASM International
Volume
14B
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-186-3
Publication date:
2006
Book Chapter

Forming of Titanium and Titanium Alloys

By
Joseph D. Beal
Joseph D. Beal
The Boeing Company
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Rodney Boyer
Rodney Boyer
The Boeing Company
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Daniel Sanders
Daniel Sanders
The Boeing Company
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Published:
2006
Page range:
656 - 669
Publication history
August 25, 2006

Abstract

This article describes different types of titanium alloys, including alloy Ti-6Al-4V, alpha and near-alpha alloys, and alpha-beta alloys. It explains the formability of titanium alloys with an emphasis on the Bauschinger effect. The article provides information on the tool materials and lubricants used in the forming process. It provides information on the cold and hot forming, superplastic forming, and combination of superplastic forming/diffusion bonding. The article discusses the various forming processes of these titanium alloys, including press-brake forming, power (shear) spinning, rubber-pad forming, stretch forming, contour roll forming, creep forming, vacuum forming, drop hammer forming, joggling, and explosive forming.

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Joseph D. Beal, Rodney Boyer, Daniel Sanders, 2006. "Forming of Titanium and Titanium Alloys", Metalworking: Sheet Forming, S.L. Semiatin

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