2023 №12 (02) DOI of Article
2023 №12 (04)

The Paton Welding Journal 2023 #12
The Paton Welding Journal, 2023, #12, 24-30 pages

Titanium-based metal powder wires as materials for additive manufacturing

S.L. Schwab1, R.V. Selin1, S.V. Akhonin1, M.M. Voron2, D.V. Kovalchuk3

1E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the NAS of Ukraine. 11 Kazymyr Malevych Str., 03150, Kyiv, Ukraine. E-mail:
22Physico-TechnologicaI Institute of Metals and Alloys of the NAS of Ukraine. 34/1 Vemadskyi Blvd., 03142, Kyiv, Ukraine.
3PJSC «NVO «Chervona Khvylya», 28 Dubrovytska Str., 04114, Kyiv, Ukraine. E-mail:

The paper shows the possibility of manufacturing metal flux-cored wires based on high-strength titanium alloys of different compositions (Ti–5Al–5Mo–5V–1Fe–1Cr and Ti–5Al–5Mo–5V–4Nb–1.5Cr–1Fe–2.5Zr systems), alloy based on medical grade titanium (Ti–13Zr–13Nb system) and structural titanium VT6 alloy (Ti–6Al–4V system), reinforced with TiC particles. The technological moments of the experimental production of metal flux-cored wires by the method of drawing and subsequent pulling are shown. The study was conducted on using these materials as a filler metal in WAAM technology both in the methods of argon arc as well as electron beam surfacing. Ref. 21, Tab. 1, Fig. 10.
Keywords: high-strength titanium alloys, metal flux-cored wire, WAAM, TIG, xBeam 3D Metal Printing

Received: 20.10.2023
Accepted: 26.12.2023


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