Titanium Powder and Additive Success in Orthopedics

11 Jun, 2020

Carpenter Technology's own Gaurav Lalwani, Ph.D recently caught up with BONEZONE magazine to discuss additive manufacturing (AM) in the medical field and the impact that titanium powder quality has on its success. Guarav talks us through the comparative methods of atomization in AM, the effects of oxygen content on Titanium powders and the results from our recent Titanium Equivalency study. 

To learn more about our Titanium Equivalency study comparing the properties of Ti64 ELI powder produced by the EIGA and PA processes and its advantages in orthopedics, read Gaurav's feature here

Dr. Gaurav Lalwani is the Global Medical Applications Engineering lead at Carpenter Technology Corporation, where he manages the technology portfolio and new product development strategy for the medical business unit. He is currently engaged in the development of novel wrought and additive solutions for the medical device industry. With a MS and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Stony Brook University with a focus on materials science, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, Dr. Lalwani was the co-founder of Millennial Material & Devices and Vice President of Research for Theragnostic Technologies Inc.— seed stage biomedical startups. He is an active member of ASTM, MRS, BMES, ECS and other societies and holds a keen interest in promoting inclusive education and food safety by supporting and advising organizations focused on social entrepreneurship.

BONEZONE is owned and produced by ORTHOWORLD®, a specialty publishing firm solely focused on the global orthopaedic market.

Tags: additive manufacturing, materials, medical, orthopedic, titanium

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