Some New Results about Casting of Titanium in the Electron Beam Melting Furnace
The properties of melting and casting of titanium in the electron beam furnace are described and discussed in several papers (1). In summary, the main advantages like superheating of the liquid metal stream, utilizing of cheap starting material like solid scrap, and the possibility to process in continuous type furnaces and therefore to achieve an optimum of economy regarding the product quality and material and processing costs are opposed by the disadvantages of the vacuum melting and casting process, especially the loss of alloy components like aluminum and tin in Ti-alloyd Ti6A14V and Ti5A112.5 Sn.
KeywordsBeam Power Casting Speed Electron Beam Melting Electron Beam Power Beam Power Density
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