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Element 26. This picture displays arc cast "button" ingots of pure iron. Each button weighs around 50g. It is a precursor form for remelting/alloying and conversion into ~40 µm diameter spherical powder via High Pressure Gas Atomization. The casting and powder preparation are being conducted at the Ames Laboratory. Ames Laboratory and ISU have a Materials Science & Engineering programs. Our research and patented IP for powder metallurgy process and alloys have been successfully deployed industrially.
Submitted by: Trevor Riedemann, AMES LABORATORY OF US DOE on August 8, 2016
Tags: Ames Laboratory, Metals Development Building
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