New surface modification method of bio-titanium alloy by EB polishing

Atsuo Iio, Akira Okada, Yoshiyuki Uno, Kunihiko Fujiwara, Kenji Doi

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Abstract

A new surface modification for bio-titanium alloy products by EB polishing is proposed. In this EB polishing method, high energy density EB can be irradiated without concentrating the beam. Therefore, large-area EB with a maximum diameter of 60mm can be used for instantaneous melting or evaporating metal surface. Experimental results made it clear that surface characteristics, such as repellency, corrosion resistance and coefficient of friction could be improved simultaneously with the surface smoothing in a few minutes under a proper condition. Therefore, EB polishing method has a possibility of high efficient surface smoothing and surface modification process for bio-titanium alloy.

Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2007
Event4th International Conference on Leading Edge Manufacturing in 21st Century, LEM 2007 - Fukuoka, Japan
Duration: Nov 7 2007Nov 9 2007

Other

Other4th International Conference on Leading Edge Manufacturing in 21st Century, LEM 2007
CountryJapan
CityFukuoka
Period11/7/0711/9/07

Keywords

  • Bio-titanium alloy
  • EB polishing
  • Large-area EB
  • Resolidified layer
  • Surface modification

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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