Tungsten-based semi-finished products with high toughness, ductility, strength, and thermal conductivity

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract Scientists at KIT have developed a strong know-how in the production of tungsten laminate semi-finished products for plates, pipes or foils. They are used for W-Cu Laminated cooling Pipes, Helium Cooled High Heat Flux Mock-ups and has found application in fusion under EFDA […]

Powder Injection Molding for large scale tungsten alloys parts

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract Developed at KIT IAM-WK, this technology and know-how consist in metal or ceramic parts manufacturing via Powder Injection Molding and include the whole process chain (development, design and fabrication of a PIM tool, filling simulation, tailored feedstock preparation, injection molding, debinding and sintering. […]

Deposition of thick tungsten and high melting point materials coatings

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract Plasma Spray is the most versatile of all the thermal spray processes and can be used to deposit very different materials, from metals to ceramics. RINA Consulting – CSM has a special equipment installed in Rome and is able to work in different […]

Oxidation resistant tungsten-based alloys for high temperature application

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract CEIT-IK4 is a non-profit research centre located in San Sebastian, Spain, whose main task is to carry out industrial research projects under contract, in collaboration with R&D departments of companies. CEIT-IK4 works on the development of Self-passivating tungsten-based alloys for the first wall […]

Synthesis of nanometric MoNbW alloy using self-propagating high- temperature synthesis

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract Considering applications for plasma facing materials (PFM) in tokamak, the French laboratory LSPM has developed a new methodology for nanometric refractory tungsten alloys manufacruting with high homogeneity in composition. The originality of the invention consists in providing to the nanopowders interesting properties’ such […]

First-wall component for a nuclear fusion reactor

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract A leading European research institution, FZ Jülich, has developed a first-­‐wall (i.e. plasma‐facing) composite component for use in a nuclear fusion reactor. The component comprises a fibre­‐reinforced graphite heat shield with a lead­‐through that contains a CuCrZr alloy cooling tube. The component is […]

Functionally Graded Materials (FGMs)

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract A functionally graded transition between two materials with different material properties like thermal expansion increases the reliability of the connection between the two materials and provides the ability to control deformation, dynamic response, wear, corrosion, etc. FGMs can be used to connect many […]

Improved Carbon Fibre Composite

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract The technology presented is a novel carbon  fibre  composite  structure  with a substantially reduced erosion rate when used on surfaces subjected to heating by high velocity particle flows. The innovation  relates  to  the  arrangement  of  the  sewing  and  web  fibres  while  maintaining the […]

Metal Pipe as a Structural Component

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract The technology is related to the use of metal  pipes  constructed  from  several  layers  of  metal  foil  as  structural components, and the process for their manufacture. The original use of these is in nuclear fusion reactors, for which they  have  been  successfully  tested and  where  such  […]

Axial Potential Separator suitable for Cryotechnics

Sourcing new fusion technologies everywhere in Europe to foster your innovation… Abstract The technology innovation is a new electrical potential separator for cryotechnics. It is applicable particularly to electrically isolating areas, in which different potentials occur. The device consists of a dielectric tube e.g. made of polyimide, which still isolates when subjected to low temperatures […]