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Meeting 2020 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Low-cost Titanium: 'Affordable Ti'
Sponsorship TMS Structural Materials Division
TMS: Titanium Committee
TMS: Powder Materials Committee
Organizer(s) Ramana G. Reddy, University of Alabama
M. Ashraf Imam, George Washington University
Scope Titanium and titanium alloys are used in many demanding applications in aerospace, automotive, biomedical and terrestrial systems because of their excellent combination of mechanical properties and corrosion resistance. However, titanium alloys are excluded from many applications because of their high cost- a result of an energy intensive extraction process and complex fabrication sequence to mill products. This is particularly true in the cost obsessed automobile industry; albeit some in-roads are now being made even into the family car.

In the proposed six-session symposium, papers addressing all aspects of cost reduction in titanium and its alloys will be presented, and proceedings will be published. The various segments of titanium technology to be covered will include, but not be limited to: extraction (with emphasis on innovative and low cost Kroll approaches) new lower cost alloys, creative melting including cold hearth approaches, near net shape techniques (including powder metallurgy variants such as near net shapes, spraying, laser forming, and casting approaches), additive manufacturing, biomedical applications, processing/fabrication advances such as warm drawing, extrusion, superplastic forming (also in combination with diffusion bonding), high speed machining and knowledge based processing with emphasis on computer aided approaches, better process control including enhanced inspection methods, and creative designs such as functionally graded materials, porous alloys and infiltrated concepts.

Abstracts Due 07/15/2019
Proceedings Plan Planned: Supplemental Proceedings volume

A Systematic Experimental Investigation of the Planar-to-wavy Slip Transition in Model Ti-O Alloys
Aeration Leaching Process for Producing Synthetic Rutile in a Novel Gas-liquid-solid Reactor
Calciothermic Synthesis of Fine, Hydrogenated Ti- and Ti-Nb-powder
Cost-effective PM Ti Compositions and Processing
Electrodeposition of Titanium Aluminide (TiAl) Alloy from AlCl3-BMIC Ionic Liquid at Low Temperature
Electroplastic Effects in a Dilute Ti-Al Alloy
Fast Step 3- Titanium Swarf to Engine Parts in 3 Steps
High Strength and Ductility Titanium Materials with Cheap Alloying Elements Fabricated by Powder Metallurgy
Low-cost Titanium Extraction Process: Molten Salt Electrolysis with Titanium Oxycarbide (TiCxO1-x) as Soluble Anode
M-63: Effect of Sintering Temperature on Mechanical and Tribological Behavior of Ti-Ni Alloy for Biomedical Applications
Machine Learning Assisted Discovery of Affordable Biomedical Ti Alloy
Making Affordable Titanium Alloy with Wrought-like Mechanical Properties from Sintering Low-Cost Titanium Powder
Production of Fine Titanium and Titanium Alloy Powders by the Shuttle of Disproportion Reaction in Molten Salt

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