Technical Articles

Fort Wayne Metals, Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Medical)
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Several previous studies have demonstrated the importance of constituent inclusion particle distributions on variability in observed fatigue lifetimes. Such models have often concentrated on crack... (View Full Article)
(Calibration and Testing Services)
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Bend moment testing was employed to characterize both force output and tolerable strain prior to permanent deformation of 0.020" diameter wires. Both wires were cold drawn and thermally straightened... (View Full Article)
(Metals and Alloys)
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Fatigue information has been reliable in predicting wire critical structural integrity. The aim of this study is to expound on the characterization technique of rotary beam fatigue testing (RBT). By... (View Full Article)
(Calibration and Testing Services)
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The elastic behavior of various thermally set Nitinol-DFT®-Platinum1 composite wires was investigated in both axial and flexural modes. Two varieties of composite materials were analyzed, each... (View Full Article)
(Calibration and Testing Services)
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An experiment was conducted by Fort Wayne Metals of 0.007" (0.178 mm) diameter wires of both solid system and composite materials. The experiment consisted of evaluation of two melting practices used... (View Full Article)
(Metals and Alloys)
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The role of cold work reduction and its effect on fatigue properties are examined by means of rotary beam fatigue testing. In this study, processing parameters from the initial ingot to the final size... (View Full Article)
(Stock Fabricated Materials and Shapes)
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DFT wire is a metal-to-metal composite developed to combine the desired physical and mechanical attributes of two or more materials into a single wire or ribbon system. As a result of extreme... (View Full Article)
(Coating Services and Finishing Services)
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As the use of nitinol continues to grow in medical applications, so also does the need to acquire additional fundamental information regarding the stability of the material, in specific areas of... (View Full Article)
(Calibration and Testing Services)
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The purpose of this paper is to review the property improvements of ASTM F 562 wire. The improved material, called 35N LT??alloy, meets all chemical, mechanical, and metallurgical requirements of the... (View Full Article)
(Coating Services and Finishing Services)
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The purpose of this paper is to review the property improvements of this alloyed wire through the use of enhanced melting chemistry. The new chemistry is the 35N LT® material which meets the... (View Full Article)
(Metals and Alloys)
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Homogeneous 177-lm diameter nanocrystalline Nitinol wires were produced and compared to microcrystalline Nitinol from equivalent ingot stock. Property measurement was carried out using cyclic tension... (View Full Article)
(Calibration and Testing Services)
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The impact of original melt practice and strain amplitude on Ni 56wt%-Ti wire was investigated using rotary beam fatigue testing. The fatigue tests were conducted in the superelastic condition above... (View Full Article)