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Title: Fabrication of Titanium-Niobium-Zirconium-Tantalium Alloy (TNZT) Bioimplant Components with Controllable Porosity by Spark Plasma Sintering

Abstract

Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS) is used to fabricate Titanium-Niobium-Zirconium-Tantalum alloy (TNZT) powder—based bioimplant components with controllable porosity. The developed densification maps show the effects of final SPS temperature, pressure, holding time, and initial particle size on final sample relative density. Correlations between the final sample density and mechanical properties of the fabricated TNZT components are also investigated and microstructural analysis of the processed material is conducted. A densification model is proposed and used to calculate the TNZT alloy creep activation energy. The obtained experimental data can be utilized for the optimized fabrication of TNZT components with specific microstructural and mechanical properties suitable for biomedical applications.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. San Diego State Univ., San Diego, CA (United States). Mechanical Engineering
  2. Tosoh SMD, Inc., Grove City, OH (United States)
  3. San Diego State Univ., CA (United States). Mechanical Engineering; Univ. of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA (United States). NanoEngineering
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
San Diego State Univ., San Diego, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22). Materials Sciences & Engineering Division
OSTI Identifier:
1510326
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0008581
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 11; Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 1996-1944
Publisher:
MDPI
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; Spark Plasma Sintering; porosity; TNZT; bioimplant

Citation Formats

Rechtin, Jack, Torresani, Elisa, Ivanov, Eugene, and Olevsky, Eugene. Fabrication of Titanium-Niobium-Zirconium-Tantalium Alloy (TNZT) Bioimplant Components with Controllable Porosity by Spark Plasma Sintering. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.3390/ma11020181.
Rechtin, Jack, Torresani, Elisa, Ivanov, Eugene, & Olevsky, Eugene. Fabrication of Titanium-Niobium-Zirconium-Tantalium Alloy (TNZT) Bioimplant Components with Controllable Porosity by Spark Plasma Sintering. United States. doi:10.3390/ma11020181.
Rechtin, Jack, Torresani, Elisa, Ivanov, Eugene, and Olevsky, Eugene. Wed . "Fabrication of Titanium-Niobium-Zirconium-Tantalium Alloy (TNZT) Bioimplant Components with Controllable Porosity by Spark Plasma Sintering". United States. doi:10.3390/ma11020181. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1510326.
@article{osti_1510326,
title = {Fabrication of Titanium-Niobium-Zirconium-Tantalium Alloy (TNZT) Bioimplant Components with Controllable Porosity by Spark Plasma Sintering},
author = {Rechtin, Jack and Torresani, Elisa and Ivanov, Eugene and Olevsky, Eugene},
abstractNote = {Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS) is used to fabricate Titanium-Niobium-Zirconium-Tantalum alloy (TNZT) powder—based bioimplant components with controllable porosity. The developed densification maps show the effects of final SPS temperature, pressure, holding time, and initial particle size on final sample relative density. Correlations between the final sample density and mechanical properties of the fabricated TNZT components are also investigated and microstructural analysis of the processed material is conducted. A densification model is proposed and used to calculate the TNZT alloy creep activation energy. The obtained experimental data can be utilized for the optimized fabrication of TNZT components with specific microstructural and mechanical properties suitable for biomedical applications.},
doi = {10.3390/ma11020181},
journal = {Materials},
number = 2,
volume = 11,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {1}
}

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