Revival of Pure Titanium for Medical Device Manufacturing Thanks to Additive Manufacturing


Thursday, June 16 | 9:20 am - 9:35 am


Booth 822 - Amnovis


All Levels

Participant Type:

Product Development, Sourcing/Purchasing, Supply Chain, Quality/Regulatory

Additive manufacturing of titanium medical devices usually means Laser Powder Bed Fusion (L-PBF) of Ti-6Al-4V Grade 5 or Grade 23. Despite the lower strength, pure titanium (CP Ti, Commercially Pure Titanium) has some interesting properties that can be beneficial for certain applications when it is processed through additive manufacturing. A first topic that will be addressed is the required post-processing: is a heat treatment like annealing or hot isostatic pressing (HIP) required to obtain certain mechanical properties compliant with industry standards? And secondly, can the dynamic mechanical properties of pure titanium lattice structures match those of identical structures made out of Ti-6Al-4V? If you want to learn all about these unique properties and find out if L-PBF of pure titanium can be a worthy alternative for Ti-6Al-4V, or would like to understand how pure titanium can help you save production time and costs, then don’t miss this presentation.

Speaker: Ruben Wauthle, Co-Founder and CEO, Amnovis