8/25/2015

Spherical Titanium Powder Resists Corrosion

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Hoeganaes Corp. has launched AncorAM, a line of metal powders for additive manufacturing.

Hoeganaes Corp. has launched AncorAM, a line of metal powders for additive manufacturing. The first product in this series, AncorTi, is a gas-atomized spherical titanium powder. Available in Ti6Al4V alloy and commercially pure grades, the material can be used for additive manufacturing processes such as selective laser melting (SLM) and electron beam melting (EBM), as well as metal injection molding and hot isostatic pressing. Applications include parts for the aerospace, medical, chemical and marine industries. The powder is available in a range of particle sizes and purities. It is biocompatible and offers a high strength-to-weight ratio with corrosion resistance.

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