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Precision Inconel Machining: The Superalloy and Its Specific Requirements

Posted by Chip Holm on Feb 18, 2016 3:38:38 PM

What Is Inconel®?

Predominantly nickel, with chromium as a second element, Inconel® alloys are oxidation-corrosion-resistant materials. It is a family of austenite nickel-chromium-based superalloys or high-performance alloys.

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Topics: Precision Inconel Machining, Inconel

What to Know about Machining Titanium

Posted by Chip Holm on Jan 29, 2016 3:02:53 PM

Considerations of Costs and Qualities of Titanium

It’s well-known that titanium is among the pricier of the materials to work with, though from the machining titanium perspective, not the easiest to work with—due to, in part, the toll it takes on the tooling. But it’s in high demand in industries like aerospace, petrochemical, chemical, medical, architecture, military, and transportationso there is good reason to discuss why it is sought after.

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Topics: machining titanium, titanium tooling, titanium price