Accession Number : ADD013366

Title :   Method for Refining Microstructures of Titanium Ingot Metallurgy Articles.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 13 Aug 86, patented 14 Jul 87,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Vogt, Russell G ; Eylon, Daniel ; Froes, Francis H

Report Date : 14 Jul 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The microstructure of forged titanium alloy components is improved by beta-transus heat treating the components, hydrogenating the components at an elevated temperature, cooling the thus-hydrogenated components to room temperature, dehydrogenating the components at an elevated temperature and cooling the dehydrogenated components to room temperature. (Patents)

Descriptors :   *MICROSTRUCTURE, *REFINING, *TITANIUM ALLOYS, COOLING, FORGING, HIGH TEMPERATURE, AIRFRAMES, ISOTHERMS, MARTENSITE, PATENTS, ROOM TEMPERATURE, SOLUTION HEAT TREATMENT, HYDROGENATION

Subject Categories : Properties of Metals and Alloys
      Fabrication Metallurgy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE