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Titanium alloy gains super strength with a long bake

Aug 05, 2023

An aircraft-engine component made of titanium alloy, which can be 3D printed and then treated with heat for strength. Credit: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty

A post-manufacturing heat treatment confers unprecedented strength on 3D-printed bars of a commercial titanium alloy, which could lead to better techniques for creating titanium parts1.

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Nature 610, 10 (2022)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-022-02988-y

Zhu, Y., et al. Nature Mater. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-022-01359-2 (2022).

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