Mechanical behaviour of pressed and sintered CP Ti and Ti-6Al-7Nb alloy obtained from master alloy addition powder

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dc.contributor.author Bolzoni, Leandro
dc.contributor.author Weissgaerber, T.
dc.contributor.author Kieback, B.
dc.contributor.author Ruiz Navas, Elisa María
dc.contributor.author Gordo Odériz, Elena
dc.date.accessioned 2013-06-25T12:20:16Z
dc.date.available 2013-06-25T12:20:16Z
dc.date.issued 2013-04
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Apr. 2013, v. 20, pp. 149-161.
dc.identifier.issn 1751-6161
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/17212
dc.description.abstract The Ti-6Al-7Nb alloy was obtained using the blending elemental approach with a master alloy and elemental titanium powders. Both the elemental titanium and the Ti-6Al-7Nb powders were characterised using X-ray diffraction, differential thermal analysis and dilatometry. The powders were processed using the conventional powder metallurgy route that includes uniaxial pressing and sintering. The trend of the relative density with the sintering temperature and the microstructural evolution of the materials sintered at different temperatures were analysed using scanning electron microscopy and X-ray diffraction. A minimum sintering temperature of 1200 °C has to be used to ensure the homogenisation of the alloying elements and to obtain a pore structure composed of spherical pores. The sintered samples achieve relative density values that are typical for powder metallurgy titanium and no intermetallic phases were detected. Mechanical properties comparable to those specified for wrought Ti-6Al-7Nb medical devices are normally obtained. Therefore, the produced materials are promising candidates for load bearing applications as implant materials.
dc.description.sponsorship The authors want to acknowledge the financial support from the Spanish Ministry of Science through the R&D Projects MAT2009-14448-C02-02 and MAT2009-14547-C02-02, and from the Regional Government of Madrid through the ESTRUMAT (S2009/MAT-1585) project
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.rights © Elsevier
dc.subject.other Ti 6Al 7Nb
dc.subject.other Titanium powder metallurgy
dc.subject.other Blending elemental (BE)
dc.subject.other Master alloy
dc.subject.other Flexural properties
dc.title Mechanical behaviour of pressed and sintered CP Ti and Ti-6Al-7Nb alloy obtained from master alloy addition powder
dc.type article
dc.description.status Publicado
dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2012.08.022
dc.subject.eciencia Ingeniería Industrial
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2012.08.022
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.relation.projectID Comunidad de Madrid. S2009/MAT-1585/ESTRUMAT
dc.type.version acceptedVersion
dc.identifier.uxxi AR/0000013163
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