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Author Plessis, Anton ♦ Rossouw, Pierre
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Springer US
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2015
Language English
Subject Keyword casting ♦ hot-pressing ♦ porosity ♦ x-ray tomography ♦ Characterization and Evaluation of Materials ♦ Tribology, Corrosion and Coatings ♦ Quality Control, Reliability, Safety and Risk ♦ Engineering Design
Abstract The porosities of cast Ti6Al4V rods were investigated nondestructively using x-ray microcomputed tomography (microCT) before and after HIP. This allowed the visualization and quantification of porosity changes in the same samples, which indicate excellent pore closure for large pores. This is the first reported application of x-ray microCT for direct analysis of investment casting porosity before and after HIP. The method shows promise for further investigations using delayed HIP treatments or monitoring of pore closure at further varying HIP cycle settings. The nondestructive nature of the analysis has resulted in the interesting observation of small subsurface pores (<250 μm) unaffected by hot isostatic pressing in two of the samples.
ISSN 10599495
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2015-06-23
Publisher Place New York
e-ISSN 15441024
Journal Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance
Volume Number 24
Issue Number 8
Page Count 5
Starting Page 3137
Ending Page 3141


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