TMS 2020 conference –
San Diego, USA
Nick’s presentation on the FAST-forge process generated a lot of interest. This included developments on the FAST-STEP 3 project (faststep3.org.uk), in which near net shaped components are made from titanium swarf using FAST.
Beatriz discussed her work on macrozone formation during the production of Ti834 compressor discs, and their effect on dwell fatigue life.
Daniel presented a poster on the effect of machining and microstructure on fatigue performance of Ti-6242 compressor discs. His poster was well received, achieving third place in the conference poster competition.
Conference papers and presentation titles
Field Assisted Sintering Technology fo Swarf Titanium To Engine Parts in 3 Steps.