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“Elemental” Titanium Information

“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 […]

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What is the Kroll Process?

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 […]

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Zirconium vs. Titanium

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 […]

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Tips on How to Choose the Right Titanium Grade

Tips on How to Choose the Right Titanium 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, […]

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Grade 5 vs Grade 9 Titanium

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 […]

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5 Common Uses for Titanium Plate

5 Common Uses for Titanium Plate Titanium has become the chosen metal in many applications because of its light weight, 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 […]

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Titanium Pipe Welding Tips and Tricks

Titanium Pipe Welding Tips and Tricks Titanium piping has become more popular as more of its favorable attributes are being discovered. Titanium is stronger than aluminum and steel. It is also lighter than steel. It is extremely resistant to corrosion, has a long-use life and low maintenance and operation costs. If you’ve made the investment […]

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What to Look for in a Titanium Supplier

What to Look for in a Titanium Supplier Titanium is a strong, durable, light metal that is also corrosion resistant, making its use beneficial in a variety of applications. Titanium is also more expensive than steel, making it a significant investment. Chances are, you’ve likely considered other metal options for your project besides titanium. Now […]

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Does Titanium Rust?

Does Titanium Rust? At some point, every metal and metal alloys break down when exposed to extreme, wet or chemical dominated environments. This break down is visible as rust or corrosion. Titanium is a popular metal that is recognized as more durable and stronger than steel, yet is lighter and more flexible as steel. These […]

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Types of Titanium Alloys

Types of Titanium Alloys Titanium is considered to be one of the strongest metals. Its strength, heat, water and salt resistance, and its light weight make it the ideal metal for a variety of applications. These applications range from jewelry and dental implants to airplanes and ships. Pure titanium is strong and corrosive resistant. Titanium […]

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