It's important to understand oxygen enriched atmospheres to ensure safety. Learn about the hazards associated with oxygen services by attending our materials for oxygens webinar led by materials expert and technical lead for Swagelok's Additive Manufacturing Program Dr Robert Bianco. Our subject matter expert will teach you how to safely work with processes that require high-purity or enriched oxygen including selection of the correct valves and fitting designs, burn resistant materials, and cleanliness specifications.
- Background of oxygen applications
- Hazards and issues with oxygen
- Material selection solutions
- Swagelok Products
- Cleanliness requirements
- Regulatory standards
Date: October 14, 2021
Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Instructor: Dr. Robert Bianco, Senior Materials Scientist
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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.