Accession Number : ADD007299

Title :   Melting Method for High-Homogeneity Precise-Composition Nickel-Titanium Alloys.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Goldstein,David ; Hoover,Scott

Report Date : 16 Jun 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : This document discloses a method of producing homogeneous nickel-titanium base shape change memory alloys which includes the following steps in order: converting a conventionally prepared nickel-titanium base shape change memory alloy into particles which are in the form of powder, shot, chips, or flakes; blending or mixing the nickel-titanium base alloy particles; melting the nickel-titanium base alloy particles; and allowing the molten nickel-titanium base alloy to solidify into a desired shape. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Titanium alloys, *Nickel alloys, *Melting, *Methodology, Chemical composition, Particles, Shape, Powders, Blending, Solidification, Inventions, Transition temperature

Subject Categories : Properties of Metals and Alloys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE