Selective Laser Melting of Ti-45Nb Alloy
AbstractTi-45Nb is one of the potential alloys that can be applied for biomedical applications as implants due to its low Young’s modulus. Ti-45Nb (wt.%) gas atomized powders were used to produce bulk samples by selective laser melting with three different parameter sets (energy inputs). A β-phase microstructure consisting of elliptical grains with an enriched edge of titanium was observed by scanning electron microscopy and X-ray diffraction studies. The mechanical properties of these samples were evaluated using hardness and compression tests, which suggested that the strength of the samples increases with increasing energy input within the range considered. View Full-Text
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Schwab, H.; Prashanth, K.G.; Löber, L.; Kühn, U.; Eckert, J. Selective Laser Melting of Ti-45Nb Alloy. Metals 2015, 5, 686-694.
Schwab H, Prashanth KG, Löber L, Kühn U, Eckert J. Selective Laser Melting of Ti-45Nb Alloy. Metals. 2015; 5(2):686-694.Chicago/Turabian Style
Schwab, Holger; Prashanth, Konda G.; Löber, Lukas; Kühn, Uta; Eckert, Jürgen. 2015. "Selective Laser Melting of Ti-45Nb Alloy." Metals 5, no. 2: 686-694.