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dc.contributor.author Arthur, Nana KK
dc.contributor.author Pityana, Sisa L
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-24T10:24:34Z
dc.date.available 2019-02-24T10:24:34Z
dc.date.issued 2018-10
dc.identifier.citation Arthur, N.K.K. and Pityana, S.L. 2018. Microstructure and material properties of LENS fabricated Ti-6Al-4V components. R&D Journal, vol. 34: 33-36 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0257-9669
dc.identifier.issn 2309-8988
dc.identifier.uri http://www.scielo.org.za/pdf/rd/v34/06.pdf
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/10725
dc.description Article published under a Creative Commons License en_US
dc.description.abstract Cylindrical components of dimensions 15 mm in diameter and 11 mm in height were laser printed by additive manufacturing using a LENS!™ system. Process parameters used in layer by layer build-ups showed that energy densities in the range of 200 - 300 J/mm3 were sufficient to produce adequate builds with improved physical structures and mechanical properties of Ti-6Al-4V ELI alloy, and subsequently used to produce tensile specimen that showed encouraging yield and tensile strengths in excess of 900 MPa. An approach to estimating the achievable tensile properties is proposed and investigated against experimental results as a means of identifying parameters to be used in studies aimed at tailoring mechanical properties of materials. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher SAIMechE en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Worklist;19873
dc.relation.ispartofseries Worklist;22085
dc.subject LENS en_US
dc.subject 3D Printing en_US
dc.subject Direct Energy Deposition en_US
dc.subject Ti-6Al-4V alloy en_US
dc.subject Aerospace en_US
dc.subject Microstructure en_US
dc.subject Mechanical Properties en_US
dc.title Microstructure and material properties of LENS fabricated Ti-6Al-4V components en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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