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What Material Should Your Next Bike Be Made Out Of?

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 […]

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Titanium Tubing 101

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 […]

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How Titanium Helps Lives

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. […]

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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 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 […]

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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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