Australian conference proves to be world’s largest gathering dedicated to processing of Titanium by Powder Metallurgy routes

January 4, 2012

It would be impossible to dispute the organiser’s claim that the international conference on “Powder Processing, Consolidation and Metallurgy of Titanium”, held at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia on 5-7 December, 2011, was the world’s largest ever gathering to date dedicated solely to the topic of processing of Titanium by Powder Metallurgy routes.

The event was co-sponsored by Materials Australia (MA), Titanium Industry Development Association, New Zealand (TiDA), The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), Japan Society of Powder and Powder Metallurgy (JSPM) and the Chinese Society for Metals (CSM) and was organised largely through the efforts of Dr Ma Qian of the University of Queensland, Australia.

The conference attracted 127 registrants from 15 countries for a packed three-day programme comprising a total of 78 presentations and a panel discussion on issues critical to the future development of Titanium PM.

Topics, covered in the conference, included:

  • Reviews of the history of Titanium alloy development, of Titanium research activity in Australia from the turn of the 21st century and of Titanium applications and markets in China.
  • Design and development of Titanium alloys specifically tailored for PM processing.
  • Novel Titanium powder manufacturing technologies.

  • Development of sintering technologies for Titanium PM.
  • Development of MIM processing of Titanium, with particular reference to binder developments.
  • Development of a range of consolidation technologies for the production of Titanium near net shape components and semi-products.
  • The processing of Titanium powders by Additive Manufacturing technologies, with particular reference to biomedical implant applications.

A series of reports on specific presentations at the conference will be published exclusively on ipmd.net, starting 25th January 2012.

 

Edited by: Paul Whittaker, Editor ipmd.net, [email protected]   

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