November 14, 2017 - November 14, 2017
Novelty, OH, 44073-0002, USA
Instructor: Dr. Phillip J. Andersen
This class focuses on the key alloys used to produce medical devices. The material choices for these demanding applications are limited due to the need for high mechanical strengths, long term corrosion resistance, and biocompatibility. Learn about the core properties of these alloys, including their mechanical properties and corrosion behavior. Methods used to produce these materials are discussed and the relationship between processing choices and resultant properties is presented.
September 17, 2017Materialise NV, Belgium, announces that its 3D-printed titanium for maxillofacial surgery has received clearance for the U.S. market, further extending Materialise's longstanding collaboration with DePuy Synthes, which will distribute the device in the United States.
September 06, 2017The U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, Iowa, announces that one of its research teams has won an award for the development of a "hot-shot pour tube" technology that can produce titanium powder approximately ten times more efficiently than traditional methods.
August 04, 2017An article by one of the leading authorities on titanium brazing – vetted and accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed ASM Handbook, Volume 6, Welding, Brazing, and Soldering – is now available online in digital form. "Brazing of Conventional Titanium Alloys," a comprehensive, fact-filled survey by industry expert Alexander E. Shapiro, Ph.D., Titanium Brazing Inc., offers in-depth...
July 07, 2017Allegheny Technologies Inc., Pittsburgh, and GE Aviation, Cincinnati, announce a joint venture for the development of a new manufacturing technology for meltless titanium alloy powder.
July 07, 2017Spirit AeroSystems, Wichita, Kan., and Norsk Titanium AS, Sweden, have entered into a commercial agreement to produce 3D-printed structural titanium components for the commercial aerospace industry via Norsk Titanium's proprietary plasma-arc Rapid Plasma Deposition technology.
Authors: Alexander E. Shapiro
Brazing is a proven method for joining titanium parts, but requires an understanding of the process to get it right. During heating, base metal elements diffuse into the molten filler metal, forming precipitates and intermetallic compounds that can be monitored and controlled to optimize the process and the outcome.
June 21, 2017Spirit AeroSystems, Wichita, Kan., announces a new center of excellence focusing on the fabrication of complex aluminum and titanium commercial and military aircraft parts by new five-axis machines.