Bodycote, a global provider of thermal processing services, presented a paper lauding the benefits of hot isostatic pressing (HIP) in 3D printing at this year’s Titanium 2016 show.

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 entitled ‘The benefit of hip and heat treating on titanium additive manufactured components’.

Bodycote is a member of the International Titanium Association (ITA), and its past contributions to the titanium metal industry include hosting ITA’s Continuing Education Workshops series.

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