Determination of Material Properties of Additive Layer Manufacturing Aluminium and Titanium Alloy Specimens at Low Temperatures

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Test setup
Test setup

Specimen support for shear test at 4K
Specimen support for shear test at 4K

  • additive manufacturing (AM) offer an outstanding design freedom and a huge potential for optimised lightweight structures, and are thus also interesting for space applications
  • the achieved material properties depend on various process parameters as well as orientation of the respective part during manufacturing
  • for evaluating the material properties of additive manufacturing materials or parts, the following test are performed:
    • tensile tests
    • compression tests
    • shear tests
    • pin bearing tests
  • the tests are performed for temperatures from room temperatures (RT) down to 4K (liquid Helium, LHe)

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Core competencies: Space

KRP Mechatec GmbH ist ein Ingenieurdienstleister spezialisiert auf Tests und Analysen auf dem Gebiet der Raumfahrt, Luftfahrt und experimenteller Forschungs-einrichtungen sowie für weitere Hightech Branchen, zertifiziert nach DIN EN ISO 9001:2015.

 
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