, Volume 44, Issue 11, pp 52–55 | Cite as

The melt spinning of gamma titanium aluminides

  • William E. Frazier
  • Jim S. J. Chen
Processing Lightweight Material Research Summary


Rapid solidification shows great promise for the production of gamma titanium aluminides, and one of the most interesting rapid solidification techniques is melt spinning. In this work, melt-spun Ti-5SAl and Ti-48Al-2Cr-2Ta (atomic percent) were produced; the resulting alloys had uniform microstructure and composition. In addition, the investigation showed the utility of a model developed to describe heat transfer and fluid flow in melt spinning.


Molten Metal Wheel Speed Titanium Aluminides Rapid Solidification Processing Interface Heat Transfer Coefficient 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • William E. Frazier
    • 1
  • Jim S. J. Chen
    • 2
  1. 1.Naval Air Warfare CenterWarminsterUSA
  2. 2.Temple University’s Department of Mechanical EngineeringUSA

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