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Is Titanium Bulletproof? You may have heard the amazing accolades of titanium. It is lighter and significantly stronger than steel. It is durable, yet easily moldable. It can withstand high temperatures as well as chemical and salt corrosion and rust. These characteristics make titanium a popular choice in manufacturing. With its superior characteristics, is it […]
What Material Should Your Next Bike Be Made Out Of? The four common materials that bike frames are made of include steel, carbon, aluminum and titanium. While there are pros and cons for each, the bike that is ultimately best for you will be based on what type of riding you plan on doing. Do […]
Titanium Tubing 101 Considering titanium tubing for your next project? Titanium is a unique metal with many favorable properties including its strength, durability, rust and corrosion resistance and its lightweight. It can withstand extreme temperatures as well as other harsh environments such as those involving salt water and chemicals. Titanium tubes can last many decades […]
How Titanium Helps Lives Titanium is a highly desirable metal that works great for a variety of functions and in many different industries. As it is a metal, one would likely think titanium is best used in manufacturing, aerospace, automobile, marine, firearms, military and building. You would be right to associate titanium with these industries. […]
“Elemental” Titanium Information Titanium is the ninth most abundant element in the earth’s crust, but it is not a free element. It is contained inside other minerals, such as igneous rocks and other similar sediments, and must be extracted by means of the Kroll Process. Some of the most common elements in which titanium […]
What is the Kroll Process? Titanium is a remarkable metal. It is durable and strong, yet light and flexible. It is corrosive resistant and biocompatible. Its unique properties has made titanium widely used among many industries from defense to medicine. Today, titanium yields airplanes and dental implants. Titanium was first discovered in the 1700s, but […]
Zirconium vs. Titanium If you’re looking for a metal to use in your equipment, you probably have thought about steel and titanium. They are both strong, durable and resistant to a variety of chemicals. Titanium, however, weighs a fraction of what steel weighs. To have the same strength with less weight, titanium seems like an […]
Titanium Grades: How to Choose the Right Grade You’ve done your research and determined that titanium is the correct metal for your next product. This, however, is just the first step. There are still a couple important decisions that need to be made. There are multiple grades of commercially pure titanium and titanium alloys, and […]
Grade 5 vs Grade 9 Titanium Titanium is a great material for a variety of applications and uses in many industries. There are pure titanium grades as well as titanium alloys. Both pure titanium and titanium alloys (a mixture of titanium with at least one other metal) are strong, light-weight, corrosion resistant, and long-lasting. Titanium […]
5 Common Uses for Titanium Plate Titanium has become the chosen metal in many applications because of its lightweight, durability and corrosion resistance. When most think of titanium applications, they often think of titanium piping. Like other metals, titanium can be made and sold in different sizes and shapes, ranging from tiny screws and bolts […]
Titanium Processing Center (TPC) is a stocking distributor of commercially pure and titanium alloy products in bar, sheet, plate, pipe, tubing, fasteners, fittings and more. We provide professional service and certified titanium products from our headquarters in New Baltimore, Michigan or one of our offices in California, Florida and Georgia.
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