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Titanium Sheet Metal

Lead Time
1 - 15 Days
Cost

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Workability

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Description

Titanium is a versatile metal known for its high strength, low density, and excellent corrosion resistance. Due to its unique combination of properties, it is widely used in various industries, including aerospace, automotive, medical, and military. Titanium is as strong as steel but approximately 45% lighter, making it a popular choice for applications where weight is critical. Its corrosion resistance is also a significant advantage, as it can withstand exposure to various environments, including seawater, acids, and alkalis. Additionally, titanium is biocompatible, which means it can safely be used in medical implants and surgical instruments without causing adverse reactions in the body. 

Titanium Sheet Metal Key Characteristics

Characteristics may vary depending on the grade/alloy.

  • Biocompatible
  • Chemical Resistant
  • Corrosion Resistant
  • Ductile
  • High Strength-to-Weight Ratio
  • Low Maintenance 
  • Temperature Resistant

Titanium Sheet Metal Applications

  • Aerospace Components
  • Bike Frames
  • Chemical Processing Equipment
  • Computers
  • Crutches
  • Golf Clubs
  • Jet Engines
  • Medical Implants & Devices
  • Pipes
  • Power Plant Condensors 

Industries that use Titanium

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Products
  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Industrial
  • Marine
  • Military
  • Medical & Dental
Why should you choose titanium sheet metal for your project?

Due to its superior characteristics, titanium is a popular choice for various applications. It is lightweight, durable, and has excellent strength-to-weight ratio. It is highly corrosion-resistant and has a high melting point, making it ideal for use in extreme temperatures. Additionally, it has low thermal expansion and can withstand exposure to various chemicals. Titanium is biocompatible and can be safely used in medical implants and prosthetics. Its unique properties make it a common choice for aerospace, military, and marine industries. Choosing titanium sheet metal for your project ensures a cost-effective and long-lasting solution, low maintenance, and superior performance compared to other metals.

Finishes for Titanium

Choosing the suitable finishes for your titanium project is crucial, as it can significantly impact your product’s final appearance and performance. Titanium is a highly versatile metal that can be finished in several ways, including anodizing, polishing, sandblasting, and brushing. Anodizing involves electrochemically bonding a layer of metal oxide onto the surface of the titanium, resulting in a highly durable and corrosion-resistant finish. Polishing creates a mirror-like finish while sandblasting and brushing achieve a matte or brushed texture. When choosing a finish, consider the product’s intended use, the durability required, and its aesthetic appeal. Working with an experienced manufacturer who can provide recommendations and help you choose the best finish for your project is also essential.

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Titanium 6AL-4V

Maximum Material Thickness (in): 0.125

Heat Treatable: Yes

Tensile Strength (Ultimate, PSI): 131000

Fatigue Strength (PSI): 74000

Hardness (Brinell): 334

Milled Parts Machinability (AISI Rating): 22%

Titanium 6AL-4V ELI

Maximum Material Thickness (in): 0.125

Heat Treatable: Yes

Tensile Strength (Ultimate, PSI): 125000

Fatigue Strength (PSI): 20300

Hardness (Brinell): 326

Milled Parts Machinability (AISI Rating): 22%

Titanium 3AI 2.5

Maximum Material Thickness (in): 0.171

Heat Treatable: No

Tensile Strength (Ultimate, PSI): 89900

Fatigue Strength (PSI): 24700

Hardness (Brinell): 256

Milled Parts Machinability (AISI Rating): N/A