The commercial potential of MIM titanium alloy

Yoshinori Itoh, Hideshi Miura, Toshiaki Uematsu, Kenji Sato, Mitsuo Niinomi, Tomomi Ozawa

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Abstract

The Ti-6Al-7Nb alloy has been developed for a more suitable biomaterial in place of the Ti-6Al-4V alloy, due to the toxicity of vanadium to the human body. However, the cost of the starting material powder for MIM Ti-6Al-7Nb alloy is understood to be expensive. This study investigates the feasibility of using commercially available powders....

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-20
Number of pages4
JournalMetal Powder Report
Volume64
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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