Category: Titanium

Compared to other metals, titanium is a lustrous and silver transition metal with low density and high corrosion resistance to sea water, aqua regia and chlorine, etc. Titanium is alloyed with aluminum, manganese, iron, molybdenum and other metals to increase strength, to withstand high temperatures, and to lighten the resultant alloy.

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7 Common Metal Materials & Typical Uses

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1. Cast iron As an inconspicuous part of our daily life environment, few people pay attention to the sewer cover. Sewer covers are made of cast iron, which means that the iron is melted and then cast into a mold. Cast iron is actually the name of a mixture of multiple elements, including carbon, silicon, […]

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Applications of Titanium Materials in Medical Industry

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Applications of Titanium Materials in Medical Industry Titanium is one of the refractory metals that have varied uses in human life. Because of its unique properties such as high strength, low density, high heat resistance, and anti-corrosion, titanium materials find their way in many industries. It is a well-known fact that the first uses of […]

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Manufacturing Methods of Titanium Rod

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Titanium rods and round bars are made from a corrosion-resistant material that has one of the highest strength-to-weight ratios of all metals. Due to the wear resistance, corrosion resistance, high-temperature resistance and non-magnetic properties of titanium rods, it is used in the main parts of equipment, shaft body, solid parts, mixing shaft, etc. In addition, […]

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Advantages And Disadvantages of Titanium Used in Automobile Industry

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Titanium metal has the advantages of low density, high specific strength, and good corrosion resistance. Titanium material can greatly reduce the quality of the automobile body, reduce fuel consumption, as well as improve engine efficiency. However, the high price of titanium makes it useful only in luxury cars and sports cars, but not in ordinary […]

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What Are the Uses of Titanium in Bicycle Industry?

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Titanium was used for bicycles and wheelchair frames in the mid-1980s. Bicycle frames There are now nearly 50 companies producing titanium bicycles. Ninety percent of the world’s titanium frames come from several original equipment manufacturers (OE), and the remaining 10% is produced by the United States itself. The United States is already the largest producer […]

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An Overview of Nickel-titanium Alloys

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Nickel-titanium alloy, also known as nitinol, is a binary alloy made up of nickel and titanium, these two elements are roughly equal in the atomic percentage (Nitinol 55 and Nitinol 60 are very common). There are two different crystal structures in nickel-titanium alloy due to the change of temperature and mechanical stress, which called austenitic […]

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How Titanium is Used Today

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Titanium is a hard, shiny and strong metal. It is as strong as steel but much less dense. It is therefore important as an alloying agent with many metals including molybdenum, aluminium and iron. Titanium metal connects well with bone, so it has found surgical applications such as in joint replacements and tooth implants. Titanium […]

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