Accession Number : ADA292434

Title :   Materials and Processing Research Center, NKK Research and Development Division, Kawasaki, 11 May 94.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ASIAN OFFICE OF AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT APO AP 96337-0007

Personal Author(s) : McQuay, P.

PDF Url : ADA292434

Report Date : 11 MAY 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This report summarizes a recent trip to NKK's Materials and Processing Research Center in Kawasaki, Japan, in order to discuss their activities in R&D of advanced materials. Emphasis was placed on three general areas: SP-700, a promising new superplastically formable Ti alloy with an attractive balance of properties and formability; a new titanium aluminide alloy for aerospace and automotive applications with a dramatically improved balance of room temperature strength and ductility, and process/product development efforts for automotive applications; process development and production of a magnetic steel sheet alloy, with 6.5% Si, a dramatic increase in Si over conventional Si sheet alloys, which in turn leads to improved electromagnetic properties. The high Si sheet steel is produced using a novel CVD reaction and diffusion process on a commercial scale. jg

Descriptors :   *TITANIUM ALUMINIDE, *TITANIUM ALLOYS, *SUPERPLASTICITY, MAGNETIC FIELDS, PRODUCTION, PROCESSING, COMPOSITE MATERIALS, ELECTROMAGNETIC PROPERTIES, CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION, RESEARCH FACILITIES, STRENGTH(MECHANICS), STEEL, JAPAN, ROOM TEMPERATURE, SCALE, SILICON, SHEETS, DUCTILITY, DIFFUSION, AUTOMOTIVE COMPONENTS.

Subject Categories : Properties of Metals and Alloys
      Inorganic Chemistry
      Laminates and Composite Materials
      Plastics
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE