Direct electrochemical production of beta titanium alloys

R. Bhagat, M. Jackson, R. Dashwood

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Ti-W, Ti-Mo, Timetal LCB, and Ti-10-2-3 were produced via electrochemical reduction of sintered mixed oxide preforms in a pre-electrolyzed, molten calcium chloride electrolyte at 900 to 1000°C. Electrolysis voltages of 2.0 to 3.2V were applied for times ranging from 6 to 24 hours across a graphite anode and Grade 2 commercial purity (CP) titanium cathodic current collector. As a result, fully reduced beta titanium alloys exhibiting a slow-cooled equilibrium structure with fine prior beta grain size and compositional uniformity were produced.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)32
Number of pages1
JournalAdvanced Materials and Processes
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2005


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