MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 94, 2017The 4th International Conference on Computing and Solutions in Manufacturing Engineering 2016 – CoSME’16
|Number of page(s)||9|
|Section||Additive Manufacturing and Non-conventional Technologies|
|Published online||04 January 2017|
Microstructure and micro-hardness analyses of titanium alloy Ti-6Al-4V parts manufactured by selective laser melting
1 Transilvania University of Brasov, Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Mihai Viteazu No.5, Braşov, Romania
2 Transilvania University of Brasov, Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Colina Universitatii No. 1, Brasov, Romania
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Selective Laser Melting (SLM) is one of the powder based additive manufacturing technologies and it is, as well, the most rapidly growing technique in Rapid Prototyping. In this paper is presented a microstructure analysis using Scanning Electron Microscope (LEO 1525 SEM), of Ti6Al4V parts exposed into a corrosion environment. The corrosion environment was generated using a salt chamber with 5% and 10% NaCl concentration and an ACS-Sunrise climatic chamber. The parts were also subjected to tests in order to determine their micro-hardness, followed by a statistical processing of the obtained data. The parts, having a lattice structure, were built on a Selective Laser Melting machine.
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