Visn. Nac. Akad. Nauk Ukr. 2019. (6): 28-36

S.V. Akhonin
Paton Electric Welding Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv

According to the materials of scientific report at the meeting of the Presidium of NAS of Ukraine, March 13, 2019

The paper presents a review of development of titanium metallurgy in Ukraine, which is one of five countries of the world that has a full production cycle of titanium, namely from ore excavation to manufacture of semi-finished products. Metallurgical production of titanium ingots in Ukraine is based on domestic technology of electron beam melting. It provides high quality of ingots of up to 20 t and high technical-economical indices of the melting process. The results of investigations on development of new titanium alloys with improved service characteristics are given. The main directions of further development of titanium industry are considered. It is proposed to organize at Ukrainian enterprises a competitive on the world market production of titanium semi-finished products, namely forgings, bars, pipes as well as titanium powders and wires, which are the source materials for perspective additive 3D printing technologies.
Keywords: titanium, electron beam melting, production, semi-finished products of titanium alloys, quality.

Language of article: ukrainian


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