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November 2016 Meeting

  • November 08, 2016
  • Azteca
  • Bellevue , WA , USA


Our Tuesday November 8th, 2016 Chapter Dinner Meeting:

Topic: The Benefit of Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) and Heat Treating on Titanium Additive Manufactured (AM) Components


Abstract: As fabricated, AM parts do not exhibit material properties that are suited for critical aerospace, medical, energy and automotive applications. Hot Isostatic Pressing and heat treatment improve ductility and fatigue strength of metal AM components such that they can be used in these critical applications. Processing steps, static properties and dynamic fatigue properties will be presented for titanium manufactured by Electron Beam (EB) AM techniques and Direct Metal Laser Melting (DMLM) techniques.


Speaker: Ron Adams


Bio: Ron Adams holds a BS in Metallurgy from Lehigh University. Ron has spent his career in aerospace and medical metallurgical processing in manufacturing engineering, production management, and business development roles. Ron is the Director of Additive Manufacturing Business Development for Bodycote.


Address: Azteca in Bellevue, 150 112th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
Time: 5:30 PM Social, 6:30 PM Dinner, and 7:00 PM Presentation
Food/Cost: Light Appetizers Provided; Dinner will be ordered off a menu (typical plate ~$15)

Please send your RSVP to by Tuesday, November, 8th at 5pm




We would like to thank the hospitality and educational experience we received during our September meeting at Exotic Tool Welding - pictures from the tour are included.


Tentative Calendar:
Dec 13 – Holiday Dinner
Jan – Joint Dinner
Feb 14 – Student Night
Mar 14 – Chemicals Related Topic
April 11 – Trustee Dinner
May 9 – Tour and/ or Picnic

Jason Zhou [Chair]

Rebecca Ahern [Vice Chair]

Andy Ruble [Secretary]

Mary Davis [Treasurer]




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