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3: The Promise and Peril of Titanium (feat. Daniel Frydryk)

3: The Promise and Peril of Titanium (feat. Daniel Frydryk)

Update: 2020-08-31
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Titanium is the titan of materials. Without it - our modern world would not be possible. From airplanes, medical implants and expensive jewelry, titanium's properties drive its ability to perform in applications when no other materials can. In this episode Punith and Tom sit down with Daniel Frydryk, an Advanced Lead Engineer at GE Additive, about the current and future prospects of titanium. 



 



Our topics today include:



  • Current and future applications of titanium 


  • Use of Titanium alloys in the SR-71 blackbird


  • The Sioux City plane crash


  • The use of titanium in Additive Manufacturing


  • Why titanium is biocompatible 


  • The microstructure of titanium and how it affects its properties 


  • The challenges of using titanium


  • How titanium processing affects climate change


  • And more!



 



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3: The Promise and Peril of Titanium (feat. Daniel Frydryk)

3: The Promise and Peril of Titanium (feat. Daniel Frydryk)

Tom Miller and Punith Upadhya