Influence of the energy density on the Young modulus and fatigue strength of Inconel 718 produced by L-PBF

Influence of the energy density on the Young modulus and fatigue strength of Inconel 718 produced by L-PBF

Michele Abruzzo, Giuseppe Macoretta, Luca Romoli, Gino Dini

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Abstract. The present work analyses the influence of the energy density on the Young modulus and the fatigue strength of specimens obtained by Laser-Powder Bed Fusion (L-PBF) in Inconel 718. The specimen production and the process parameters taken as variables are described. The bulk and surface properties of the material are studied through static mechanical tests, surface roughness measurements, and fatigue tests. In addition, an approach based on ping tests and laser interferometry is proposed as a more efficient way to calculate the Young modulus of the specimens. The proposed method does not require any preparation of the specimens and allows for a quick and accurate evaluation of the material’s Young modulus. The results obtained highlight the influence of the process parameters on the Young modulus and the fatigue strength, suggesting a different usage of the material based on the productivity parameters adopted.

Powder Bed Fusion, Nickel Alloys, Mechanical Testing Equipment

Published online 9/5/2023, 9 pages
Copyright © 2023 by the author(s)
Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA

Citation: Michele Abruzzo, Giuseppe Macoretta, Luca Romoli, Gino Dini, Influence of the energy density on the Young modulus and fatigue strength of Inconel 718 produced by L-PBF, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 35, pp 154-162, 2023


The article was published as article 19 of the book Italian Manufacturing Association Conference

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