MIM (metal injection molding) is one way to get almost directly to pure Ti metal parts.
It's not a piece of cake but it certainly works for relatively small parts, a few companies are selling feedstock
for Ti parts injection.
Let me know if you need a pointer for this route.
"Miller, Michael W" wrote:
> Anybody out there have any links, knowledge or contact info about titanium direct-to-metal sintering? Thanks,
> Michael W Miller (Mike.Miller3@PSS.Boeing.com)
> The Boeing Company MS 17-PE B-XT62
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