PRODUCTION OF TITANIUM ALUMINIDES BY THE AlTi-OXY PROCESS

Period of Performance: 01/01/1986 - 12/31/1986

$491K

Phase 2 SBIR

Recipient Firm

Albany Titanium, Inc.
PO Box 188
Albany, OR 97321
Principal Investigator

Abstract

TITIANIUM ALUMINIDE ALLOYS (TiAl AND Ti3Al), INCLUDING TiXAl WITH NIOBIUM (Nb) AND ERBIUM (Er) DIPERSOIDS, WERE SUCCESSFULLY PRODUCED IN A PHASE I SBIR PROGRAM USING THE AlTi-OXY PROCESS. PHASE II WORK WILL INCLUDE PRODUCTION OF SMALL LOTS FOR METALLURGICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTY CHARACTERIZATION FOLLOWED BY PRODUCTION AND TESTING OF LARGE LOTS IN PREPARATION FOR COMMERCIALIZATION.