April 2023 - ASMD/HPAD/AHAD: The newest addition to the CINDAS materials properties databases is additively manufactured Inconel 718. IN-718 is a well-known superalloy which is a workhorse for use in high temperature applications such as turbine blades, ducting systems and engine exhaust systems in aircraft and rocket engines. It is also used in chemical and petroleum processing plants for vessels, pumps, valves and piping, as well as in industrial gas turbines, nuclear reactors and the oil and gas industries. This alloy also has cryogenic applications due to its ability to withstand brittle fracture at low temperatures. Studies of additively manufactured parts made of IN-718 have shown that mechanical properties are not sacrificed when process parameters are optimally selected and sometimes exceed those of cast or wrought parts. The development of powdered metals along with the advancement in industrial-grade metal 3D printing machines has advanced the ability of many industries to take advantage of additively manufactured parts from IN-718. AM for IN-718 parts is dominated by powder bed fusion (PBF) processes, used to manufacture complex shaped parts, and directed energy deposition (DED) processes typically used for reclamation and repair of IN-718 and other nickel alloy parts. Recently the binder jetting (BJT) process has been used to make IN-718 AM parts. This chapter of 211 pages with 128 references contains 212 data sets with 652 curves. Over 73 properties are presented with 36 independent variables.


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CINDAS LLC provides critically evaluated materials properties databases for thermal, mechanical, electrical, physical and other properties of various materials including aerospace alloys. We provide web-based applications for searching and comparing continually updated data.

The Aerospace Structural Metals Database (ASMD) is the industry benchmark for materials properties of high strength, lightweight alloys used in the aerospace and other industries.

The Aerospace and High Performance Alloys Database (AHAD) includes all data from the ASMD, as well as that in the High Performance Alloys Database (HPAD); the HPAD contains materials properties data focused on the specific needs of the high performance industries such as oil/gas, chemical processing, power generation, and transportation industries, and includes detailed data on corrosion performance and joining.

The Thermophysical Properties of Matter Database (TPMD) contains information on thermophysical properties.

In May 2021 CINDAS LLC introduced the Cryogenic and Low Temperatures Database (CLTD). It offers material characteristics in the cryogenic and low temperature ranges. The CLTD consists of thermophysical, mechanical, electrical and other properties of over 2,000 materials, mostly in the temperature ranges of 0 K to 273 K. Initial data is from both NIST data resources as well as CINDAS data.

Our latest materials properties database was introduced in December 2022: an even bigger database for microelectronics and composite materials, the Microelectronics and Composite Materials Database (MCMD). This database is the upgraded and expanded version of the Microelectronics Packaging Materials Database (MPMD). It contains everything previously in the MPMD (data and information on thermal, mechanical, electrical and physical properties of electronics packaging material) plus much new data on more than 200 composite materials, including ceramic matrix composites, both particulate and whisker reinforced as well as GLARE materials (Glass Laminate Aluminum Reinforced Epoxy also known as GLAss REinforced laminate). As of 1 January 2023, the MCMD replaces the MPMD.

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Web-based database graphing functions include:

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