Honors Gallery

Advanced Gas Atomization Processing for Ti and Ti Alloy Powder Manufacturing

Award: Excellence in Technology Transfer

Year: 2017

Award Type:

Region: Mid-Continent

Ames Laboratory (AL)

Ames Lab’s “hot-shot” pour tube led to producing fine, spherical titanium (Ti) powder that is approximately 10 times more efficient than traditional methods, saving manufacturers materials and money.


  • Ames Laboratory: Iver Anderson, David Byrd, Ross Anderson, Emma White
  • Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc. - Andy Heidloff and Joel Rieken