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POWDERMET Technical Sessions

Monday Morning, June 18

9:30–10:45 a.m.


Refractory Reduction & Carburization

Session Chairman:
Kent P. Mizgalski,
Kennametal Inc.

062 Austria 9:30 a.m.

Correlation of Reduction Condition and Molybdenum Dioxide Characteristics on the Evolving Mo Morphology During Hydrogen Reduction

Johanna Bolitschek,
Montanuniversität Leoben

006 China 9:55 a.m.

A Novel Deoxidation Method of Mo Powder by Redox Reaction

XianQin Wang,
JinDuiCheng Molybdenum Group

10:20 a.m.

No presentation scheduled at this time.


Design & Modeling I

Session Chairman:
Nicholas Hunt,
SMC Powder Metallurgy, Inc.

127 USA 9:30 a.m.

Close-Coupled Gas Atomization and Nozzle Gas Dynamics, Part (1): Visualization

Trevor M. Riedemann,
Ames Laboratory (USDOE)

154 USA 9:55 a.m.

Close-Coupled Gas Atomization and Nozzle Gas Dynamics, Part (2): Simulation

Franz H. Hernandez,
Ames Laboratory (USDOE)

168 United Kingdom 10:20 a.m.

Melt Pool Image Process Acceleration Using General Purpose Computing on Graphics Processing Units

Robert J. Sampson,
Swansea University


Novel Sintering Processes I

Session Chairman:
Raymond Serafini,
Linde, LLC

131 USA 9:30 a.m.

Coupled Thermo-Electric Fields Assisted Sintering of Copper Films

Daudi R. Waryoba,
The Pennsylvania State University

269 USA 9:55 a.m.

Utilizing Magneto-Static Energy in the Fabrication of Full-Scale High-Performance Alnico Magnets with Near-Final Shape

Emily A. Rinko,
Iowa State University

245 Canada 10:20 a.m.

Novel Master Alloys Using Boron and Carbon as Liquid-Phase Promoters

Simon Gélinas,
Université Laval


Additive Manufacturing I

Session Chairman:
Chaman Lall,
Metal Powder Products Company

025 Canada 9:30 a.m.

Impact of Powder Size, Size Distribution and Morphology on Additive Manufacturing

Martin Conlon,

145 USA 9:55 a.m.

Fused Filament Fabrication 3D Printing and Casting with Low-Melt Alloys

Kunal Kate,
University of Louisville

060 USA 10:20 a.m.

Considerations of 3D Printing Beyond the Industrial and Manufacturing Environment

Alison Gauthier,

Student Poster Sessions

9:30–10:45 a.m.

Special Interest Program

9:30–10:45 a.m.

AMPM Technical Sessions

9:30–11:35 a.m.

POWDERMET Technical Sessions

Monday Afternoon

2:30–3:45 p.m.


Nano Materials

Session Chairman:
Bo Hu,
North American Höganäs Co.

256 USA 2:30 p.m.

Generating Bulk Parts of Nanocrystalline CuTa

Anthony J. Roberts,
U.S. Army Research Laboratory

205 USA 2:55 p.m

Synthesis & Characterization of Nanostructured Boron Carbide for Armor Applications

Chris D. Haines,

3:20 p.m.

No presentation scheduled at this time.


Design & Modeling II

Session Chairman:
Brian H. Pittenger,
Jenike & Johanson, Inc.

140 USA 2:30 p.m.

Monitoring of Powder Homogeneity During Double-Cone Blending

Alex B. Wartenberg,
Hoeganaes Corporation

119 Italy 2:55 p.m.

From Compaction Mechanics to Sintering Shrinkage of Rings with Different Height/Diameter Ratio

Alberto Molinari,
University of Trento

3:20 p.m.

No presentation scheduled at this time.


Novel Sintering Processes II

Session Chairman:
Daniel P. Reardon,
Abbott Furnace Company

095 USA 2:30 p.m.

Extraterrestrial Sintering

Randall M. German, FAPMI,
San Diego State University

207 USA 2:55 p.m.

Consolidation of Mechanically Alloyed Nanocrystalline Iron-Nickel-Zirconium Alloy Powder by Spark Plasma Sintering

Thomas Luckenbaugh,
Bowhead Total Enterprise Solutions

3:20 p.m.

No presentation scheduled at this time.


Additive Manufacturing II

Session Chairman:
Jessu Joys,
United States Metal Powders, Inc.

061 USA 2:30 p.m.

Tribological Analysis of BAMalloy Coatings on Steel and Aluminum Applied via Laser Directed Energy Deposition

James L. Tomich,
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology—Additive Manufacturing Lab

255 France 2:55 p.m.

Effect of Environmental and Mechanical Loading Conditions on Crack Initiation and Propagation at 650 °C in Laser Beam Melted Alloy 718

Alexandre Pancou,

082 USA 3:20 p.m.

Localized Residual Stress Measurements Using Electron Microscopy

Kathryn A. Small,
Drexel University

Student Poster Sessions

2:30–3:45 a.m.

Special Interest Program

2:30–3:45 a.m.

AMPM Technical Sessions

2:30–3:45 a.m.

POWDERMET Technical Sessions

Monday Afternoon

4:00–5:15 p.m.


Refractory Property Improvements

Session Chairman:
James Brancho,
Titan Metal Powders

128 Germany 4:00 p.m.

Enhancement of Hardness in Niobium Carbide Composites

Johannes Pötschke,
Fraunhofer IKTS

103 Germany 4:25 p.m.

Dry Turning with Niobium Carbide Based Tools

Mathias Woydt,
BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing

170 USA 4:50 p.m.

Synthesis and Application of Lanthanum Hexaboride Nanophase Powders for Strengthening Metal and Ceramic Matrices

Arun K. Chattopadhyay,
Etimine USA Inc.


Compaction Improvement

Session Chairman:
Alan Taylor,
GKN Sinter Metals

135 USA 4:00 p.m.

Method to Reduce Die Wear Caused by Abrasive Hard Particle PM Additives

Kylan McQuaig,
Hoeganaes Corporation

118 Italy 4:25 p.m.

The Influence of Lubricant on the Constitutive Model of Low-Alloy Steel Powder Mix

Ilaria Cristofolini,
University of Trento

265 USA 4:50 p.m.

Plastic Deformation Investigation of High-Energy Input Friction

Tao Yan,
Marquette University


Hot Pressing

Session Chairman:
Don Hashiguchi,
Materion Beryllium & Composites

064 New Zealand 4:00 p.m.

Titanium-Silicon Nitride Fiber Composites Made with Hot-Press and Pressure-Less Sintering

Troy A. Dougherty,
Nuenz Limited

117 Sweden 4:25 p.m.

Phase Transformation and Carbide Stability Under Isostatic Pressure in HIP

Irma M. Heikkila,

4:50 p.m.

No presentation scheduled at this time.


Additive Manufacturing III

Session Chairman:
Chantal Labrecque,
Rio Tinto Metal Powders

079 USA 4:00 p.m.

Review of Selective Laser Melting Tool Steel Materials and Additive Manufacturing Challenges

Paul Prichard,
Kennametal, Inc.

089 USA 4:25 p.m.

Intelligent Materials Design Methodology to Develop Optimized Alloy Chemistries for Laser Powder Bed Fusion Process and Parts with Superior Mechanical Properties

Sudip Bhattacharya, PMT,
Oerlikon Additive Manufacturing

218 Sweden 4:50 p.m.

Hot Cracking of Laser Powder Bed Fusion Processed IN738

Hans Gruber,
Chalmers University of Technology

Student Poster Sessions

4:00–5:15 p.m.

Special Interest Program

4:00–5:15 p.m.

AMPM Technical Sessions

4:00–5:15 p.m.

Co-Located POWDERMET2018

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