Manufacturing Technology for Titanium Tubes from Billets Prepared by Electron-Beam Remelting
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Technology is developed for manufacturing hot-pressed and cold-worked seamless tubes from titanium alloy billets prepared by electron-beam remelting, which makes it possible to reduce metal consumption and energy expended by lowering the number of production operations (excluding forging, machining, piercing, or expanding with preliminary drilling and heating before the above-mentioned operations). Billet mechanical properties and structure studied for hot-pressed and cold-worked pipe specimens show that the production parameters developed make it possible to obtain hot-pressed and cold-worked seamless tubes corresponding to specifications of domestic and overseas standard documents.
Keywordstechnology titanium alloys billet hot extrusion cold working mechanical properties
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