MATEC Web of Conferences
Volume 33, 2015ESOMAT 2015 – 10th European Symposium on Martensitic Transformations
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||07 December 2015|
Production of Novel Superelastic Biocompatible Ti-Nb-based Alloys for Medical Application
National University of Science and Technology “MISIS”, 119049 Leninskiy 4 Moscow, Russia
a Corresponding author: email@example.com (Anton Konopatsky)
Vacuum induction melting (VIM) and vacuum arc remelting (VAR) methods were used to produce biocompatible Ti-Nb-based alloys. In case of VIM BeO was used as material of crucible, and copper mold cup in case of VAR. Superelastic biocompatible Ti-22Nb-3Ta-3Zr, Ti-22Nb-6Ta and Ti-22Nb-6Zr (at %) alloys were produced. Samples of obtained alloys were investigated by scanning electron microscopy with XRSMA. It was shown that bulk chemical compositions of all VAR alloys exactly corresponded to their nominal chemical compositions. Element distribution maps showed that there was significant chemical inhomogeneity in VIM samples. On the other hand, VAR samples had no such areas and all elements were distributed homogeneously.
© Owned by the authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2015
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Current usage metrics show cumulative count of Article Views (full-text article views including HTML views, PDF and ePub downloads, according to the available data) and Abstracts Views on Vision4Press platform.
Data correspond to usage on the plateform after 2015. The current usage metrics is available 48-96 hours after online publication and is updated daily on week days.
Initial download of the metrics may take a while.