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Additive manufacturing has evolved considerably in recent years, translating to numerous growth opportunities for Canadian industries with such AM advances as concentrated energy deposition, binder jetting, ultrasonic welding, and powder bed fusion.

Alexandre Bois-Brochu

Project manager - R & D

Email address :
alexandre.bois.brochu@cegeptr.qc.ca
Phone:
819 376-8707
Extension :
5042

Introduction

Core business

Additive manufacturing, Metalforming

Main areas of activity & Research

  • Additive manufacturing by direct energy deposition (Optomec LENS 450XL), by ultrasonic welding (SonicLayer 4000 from Fabrisonic)
  • Mechanical metal forming processes (forging, extrusion, rolling)

Participation in various professionnals organizations :

  • OIQ (Eng.),
  • CAC-ISO-TC261 comittee on additive manufacturing

Publications

  • Bois-Brochu, A. et al. Modelling of anisotropy for Al-Li 2099 T83 extrusions and effect of precipitate density, Materials Science and Engineering: A (MESA), Volume 673, 2016, pp. 581-586, ISSN 0921-5093
  • Vanderluis, E. et al. Factors influencing thermal conductivity and mechanical properties in 319 Al alloy cylinder heads, Materials Science and Engineering: A (MESA), Volume 648, 2015, Pages 401-411, ISSN 0921-5093
  • Bois-Brochu, A. et al. Characterization of Al-Li 2099 extrusions and the influence of fiber texture on the anisotropy of static mechanical properties, Material, Science and Engineering: A (MSEA), Volume 597, 2014, pp.62-69
  • Tchitembo Goma et al. Effect of extrusion aspect ratio and test temperature on fatigue crack growth of a 2099-T83 Al-Li alloy, International Journal of Fatigue, Volume 59, 2014, pp.244-253
  • Bois-Brochu, A., Breton, F., Marin, G., ALTERNATIVE MODIFICATION OF A356 HYPOEUTECTIC ALLOY BY CA-SI-BA ADDITIONS dans AFS Proceedings 2016, Paper 16-086, April 2016
  • Bois-Brochu, A., Parr, M.C., Morin, G., Carignan, J., Marin, G., Evaluation of Alpha Case on Ti-6Al-4V Castings using various techniques dans Ti-2015, 16 août – 20 août 2015. San Diego, CA, États-Unis.
  • Bois-Brochu, A., Parr, M.C., Morin, G., Carignan, J., Marin, G., Alpha Case Thickness : A Comparative Study of Evaluation Techniques and the Relation Between Them dans Material Science & Technology 2013 (MS&T 13), 27 octobre – 31 octobre. Montréal, QC, Canada.
  • Bois-Brochu, A., et al. Effects of Deformation Texture Intensities and Precipitates on the Anisotropy of Mechanical Properties of Al-Li Alloy 2099 T83 Extrusions dans 13th International Conference on Aluminum Alloys (ICAA13), June 3rd, 2012 – June 7th, 2012. Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  • Tchitembo Goma F.A., Larouche D., Bois-Brochu A., Blais C., Boselli J., Brochu M.. Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior of 2099-T83 Extrusions in Two Different Environments dans 13th International Conference on Aluminum Alloys (ICAA13), June 3rd, 2012 – June 7th, 2012. Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  • Bois-Brochu, A., et al. Al-Li alloy 2099-T83 extrusions : Static mechanical properties, microstructure and texture. dans 7th International Conference on Processing and Manufacturing of Advanced Materials, THERMEC’2011, August 1, 2011 – August 5, 2011. 2012. Quebec City, QC, Canada: Trans Tech Publications.
  • Tchitembo Goma F.A., Larouche D., Blais C., Gauvin R., Boselli J., Bois-Brochu A., Brochu M.. Fatigue crack propagation rates and local texture relationship in 2099-T83 Al-Li alloy in 7th International Conference on Processing and Manufacturing of Advanced Materials, THERMEC’2011, August 1, 2011 – August 5, 2011, 2012. Quebec City, QC, Canada, Trans Tech Publications.