Cost-affordable titanium

Cost-affordable titanium

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Titanium and titanium alloys are used in many demanding applications in aerospace and terrestrial systems because of their excellent combination of mechanical properties and corrosion resistance. However, high costs resulting from an energy-intensive extraction process and complex fabrication sequence excludes titanium alloys from many applications. This proceedings volume will address all aspects of potential cost reduction of titanium alloys, covering such segments of titanium technology as extraction, creative melting including cold-hearth approaches, near-net-shape techniques, processing and fabrication advances, high-speed machining and knowledge-based processing with emphasis on computer-aided approaches, improved process control, and creative designs. This volume will be of widespread interest to materials scientists and engineers working in the aerospace, automobile, chemical processing, medical, and consumer industries.... Family Automobile Components The potential for use of titanium in automobile parts has been discussed in a number ... 1996 Wheel rim screws Ti-6Al-4V Porsche Sport wheel option 1998 Brake pad guide pins Ti grade 2 Daimler S- Class ... Honda S2000 Roadster 1999 Connecting rods Ti-6Al-4V Porsche GT3 1999 Valves Ti-6Al-4V aamp; PM-Ti Toyota Altezza 6-cyl. ... Sport package GTI 2002 Valves Ti-6Al-4V aamp; PM-Ti Nissan Infiniti Q45 2003 Suspension springs TIMETAL LCB Ferrarianbsp;...

Title:Cost-affordable titanium
Author:Minerals, Metals and Materials Society. Titanium Committee, United States. Office of Naval Research, Minerals, Metals and Materials Society. Meeting
Publisher:Wiley - 2004-04


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