Accession Number : ADD014091

Title :   Method of Producing Titanium Aluminide Metal Matrix Composite Articles.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 12 Feb 87, patented 24 May 88,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

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

Report Date : 24 May 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A method for fabricating an improved titanium alloy composite consisting of at least one high strength/high stiffness filament or fiber embedded in a titanium-aluminum base alloy matrix which comprises the steps of providing a rapidly-solidified foil made of the titanium-aluminum base alloy, fabricating a preform consisting of alternating layers of the rapidly-solidified foil and the filamentary material, and applying heat and pressure to consolidate the preform, wherein consolidation is carried out at a temperature below the beta-transus temperature of the alloy. Patents. (jes)

Descriptors :   *TITANIUM ALLOYS, *COMPOSITE MATERIALS, ALLOYS, ALUMINUM COMPOUNDS, FILAMENTS, LAYERS, MATERIALS, PATENTS, TITANIUM COMPOUNDS

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE