The ABD® platform can be used to improve the performance and lower the cost of alloy components made by casting, forging or extrusion, with minimum disruption to existing processes or requirements for new assets.
More than 100 tonnes of cast metal components are produced per year.
In high-performance nickel, casting is the leading method of manufacture. But it can also be a limitation. At the extreme edges of high-temperature tolerance, traditional nickel alloys become difficult to cast, and microstructural defects can lower yields to uneconomic levels. ABD provide a series of high-performance alloys which cast reliably and perform in conditions where existing materials fail:
A nickel-based alloy with excellent castability and strength at high temperatures. The alloy has been designed to offer tensile strength and creep properties that are comparable to Mar-M246 at temperatures above 900 °C.
• Strength and creep resistance comparable to Mar-M246
• Cost comparable to IN713C
• Cast automotive components:
• Turbine wheels
• Turbocharger housing
• Exhaust systems
A high-performance, 4th-generation SX alloy for jet propulsion components. The alloy has been designed with better oxidation resistance than CMSX4, and equivalent creep performance.
• Oxidation and creep resistance at or above TWS-138A
• Density below 9 g/cm³
• Reduced cost relative to TWS-138A
• Jet propulsion systems
• Solar panels
A high-performance alloy suitable for use in turbochargers and other high-stress turbine applications due its exceptional creep resistance that surpasses that of Mar-M247.
• Creep and strength, ~50 °C higher temperature capability than Mar-M247
• IGT blades
New alloys for the oldest form of metal production.
Forming involves a combination of mechanical force, heat, and atmospheric pressure to deform material into the desired shape. Alloys and associated tools are submitted to extreme conditions – high temperatures, high pressure, corrosion. Yields can be low, and equipment needs replacing often. The ABD® platform can tackle these challenges with a variety of alloys designed to be readily formed for a wide range of applications, from superplastic titanium for aerospace wings to palm-size nickel valves designed for automotive.
A cast and wrought alloy for turbine discs that showcases excellent creep resistance and high temperature strength, allowing for a 50 °C increase in maximum operating temperature over IN718.
Creep resistance and strength 50 °C above Alloy 718
• High temperature forgings
OxMet has created a titanium alloy that can be superplastically-deformed at much lower temperatures than existing alloys. This creates significant cost and time savings - dies are subjected to less thermal stress; components are created in hours, not days; and energy costs are significantly reduced. OxMet's SPF alloy enables manufacturers to produce large, complex structures in titanium without the extortionate costs of typical production.
• Formability at 700 °C
• Elongation of 1400 %
• Cost comparable to Ti-6Al-4V
• Large aerofoils
• Fan blades
• Hydraulic containers
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Thoroughly modern alloys
OxMet engineers have designed a series of nickel alloys and titanium alloys specially for the demands of additive manufacture, which benefit from a wide crack-free processing window, and excellent performance on the parameters which count.
ABD® alloy powders have been designed with the needs of additive manufacture in mind. Wide processing windows, crack-free components, high performance.BUY NOW
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