For more than 15 years, Bodycote has been a dedicated member of the International Titanium Association (ITA), supporting the advancement of research, design, metallurgy and engineering in the titanium metal industry.
At TITANIUM 2016 in September, the annual international titanium supply chain conference, Ron Adams, sales director for Bodycote Aerospace, Defence & Energy Heat Treatment in North America, was amongst the featured speakers in a special session on 3D printing and additive manufacturing.
The presentation was titled ‘The Benefit of HIP and Heat Treating on Titanium Additive Manufactured Components’.
Bodycote supports education and idea exchange in heat treatment, surface technology and hot isostatic pressing services among others.
Other past contributions to the titanium metal industry include hosting ITA’s Continuing Education Workshops series.