Influence of Selective Laser Melting Process Parameters on Porosity of TiAl6V4 Alloy

R. M. Baitimerov, L. V. Radionova, E. V. Safonov

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In this research TiAl6V4 titanium base alloy was used for Selective Laser Melting (SLM). This alloy is widely used in aerospace and medical industries. For determination of influence of SLM process parameters on TiAl6V4 10x10x5 mm specimens were fabricated by using different SLM process parameters. The porosity of fabricated specimens was determined by microscopy analysis of cross-sections. The lowest porosity that was achieved is about of 0.5%.

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