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Swagelok Cambridge

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Learn about the requirements of high-purity industrial processes and high-purity materials, manufacturing processes, cleaning specifications, and quality control procedures required to meet rigorous demands of industry.

TechTalk Topics

Semiconductor requirements

  • Consistent Quality
  • High Purity
  • Reliable Designs
  • Corrosion Resistance
  • Smooth Wetted Surfaces

Manufacturing requirements

  • Steel Cleanliness
  • Melting and refining methods
  • Bar stock
Finishing, cleaning and packing
Quality, reliability and safety
Semiconductor materials trends

About the Speaker: Dr. Robert Bianco, Senior Materials Scientist

Bob Bianco joined Swagelok in May of 2017 as a materials expert and technical lead for Swagelok's Additive Manufacturing Program.

He has worked for nearly 30 years in an applied R&D organization trying to find opportunities for providing value-added solutions to customers such as developing materials for unique applications and protecting materials from degradation in their environments.

Bob earned a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Metallurgical Engineering from The Ohio State University.
His technical background   and expertise includes advanced manufacturing such as 3D printing, development of high-temperature structural materials, materials characterization and performance testing, failure analyses/investigations, and surface modifications for improving corrosion resistance (electroplating and CVD/diffusion coatings). Bob has taught as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Connecticut Institute of Materials Science, Storrs, CT, on the environmental durability of aerospace materials.

Bob is a Fellow with the American Society of Materials International (ASMI) and is the Swagelok representative on special committees at ASME, SAE, and SME related to alloy development and the introduction of pressure-containing components fabricated by 3D printing.