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Narahari Prasad et al. The plastic flow properties are influenced by factors such as selection of tool geometry, equipment, tool and die material; and processing conditions such as workpiece, die temperatures and lubrication. Because of the complexity of deformation processes, analytic, physical or numerical models are relied on to aid in designing such processes to ensure the reproducibility of physical and mechanical properties. It is important to note that metal forming processes provide materials for further processing in order to obtain ﬁnal products, either fully ﬁnished or semi-ﬁnished.
Instead, they are more homogeneously distributed throughout the ingot by physical disintegration, flotation, and dispersion. Since VAR is exclusively done under very high vacuum, the oxidation-induced remelting losses of potentially beneﬁcial elements such as Ti, Al, and Si in high-performance alloys can be precisely controlled. This, together with very low gas levels, makes VAR preferable to ESR for remelting aircraft quality superalloys such as alloy 718, alloy 263, and alloy 90. 3 Solidiﬁcation Phenomena The remelting technologies discussed in the previous subsections offer highly consistent and predictable product qualities due to ﬁnely controlled solidiﬁcation, which enhances the soundness and structural homogeneity.
9 Summary Quality and reliability have been the foremost concern during the manufacture of high-performance aerospace alloys. To meet the challenging demands the primary melting technologies have continuously evolved over the years. Introduction of furnaces with improved design, the installation of programmable controls in 1 Processing of Aerospace Metals and Alloys … 23 combination with process computers for automation, has provided better reproducibility between melts. These improvements have been aided by various aspects of process modelling, which has not only improved the basic understanding of the metallurgical reactions, but also provided insights into the origins of defects in the products.