Did you know … About 50% of the cost of Titanium product is related to machining?
If it weren’t for costs related to the machining process, the price of titanium might not be so high. About 50% of the costs are due to tools damaged from extremely high heat and cutting speeds as well as the time it takes to machine the titanium.
Because titanium is a poor heat conductor, the heat is transferred to the tool itself, sometimes reaching temperatures of up to 2000°. This kind of heat can destroy tools very easily; therefore, slower speeds and coolant is necessary in order to preserve the life of the tools and cut costs.
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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