SSM and TEI have Signed R&D Projects

Issue 80 - March 2018

TEI has initiated 3 new projects with the support of the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries. Dinç, Atom and Elektron projects were signed at the ceremony held on 26 January 2018 with the participation of the Undersecretary for Defense Industries Prof. İsmail Demir, TEI General Manager Prof. Mahmut F.Akşit and the directors of the institutions and organizations that support the projects.

Within the scope of the Dinç project that aims to strengthen the university industry cooperation; quality stainless steel and nickel-based alloys required to be used in aerospace platforms for the defense industry and civil purposes. The Atom project plans to develop nickel metal powder suitable for layered manufacturing for aerospace applications and within the scope of Elektron project and the development of a titanium layer process using the Electron Beam Melting (EBM) method.

Through these projects critical materials for aviation/aerospace applications are to be manufactured domestically and nationally, thus Turkey’s foreign dependency in this area will be eliminated to a large extent.