Accession Number:

AD0745461

Title:

Defects in Ingots

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Report Date:

1972-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

35.0

Abstract:

The document discusses defects in titanium alloys under three categories a defects introduced by the charging material b defects which are formed during melting and in preparation for melting and c defects of shrinkage origin. Methods of preventing and eliminating defects of each category are presented. These include proper selection of materials, removal of shavings, improved technical procedures in melting, the use of ultrasonic flow detection and the limitation of flame cutting where it is possible.

Subject Categories:

  • Metallurgy and Metallography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE