Benefits of Hot Isostatic Pressure/Powdered Metal (HIP/PM) and Additive Manufacturing (AM) to Fabricate Advanced Energy System Components Email Page
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Performer: Energy Industries of Ohio Inc.
An A-282 step component that<br/>has been duplicated using HIP/PM
An A-282 step component that
has been duplicated using HIP/PM
Website: Energy Industries of Ohio Inc.
Award Number: FE0024014
Project Duration: 10/01/2014 – 09/30/2016
Total Award Value: $625,000
DOE Share: $500,000
Performer Share: $125,000
Technology Area: Plant Optimization Technologies
Key Technology: High Performance Materials
Location: Independence, Ohio

Project Description

This project goal is to demonstrate how tailoring Hot Isostatic Pressure of Powdered Metal (HIP/PM), coupled with advances in Additive Manufacturing (AM) has specific, measurable benefits for fabricating advanced energy system components. The objectives for the project include: 1) produce fully dense test coupons to determine the requisite material characterization and sintering protocols, 2) produce two HIP cans in A 282 with different wall thicknesses, and 3) analyze valve parts for chemical and material properties.

Project Benefits

The expected benefit of this project includes validation of AM (combining 3DP & HIP) as a viable method of producing A-282 components, acquisition of key information about cost, manufacturing challenges/opportunities, and lead-times compared to other methods including HIP/PM and casting.

Contact Information

Federal Project Manager Sydni Credle:
Technology Manager Robert Romanosky:
Principal Investigator Nancy Horton:


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