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Military uses of titanium

Titanium is one of the most commonly used metals for military applications, being appreciated for its high strength-to-weight ratio and excellent corrosion resistance. The use of titanium has allowed manufacturers to create lightweight equipment, with increased durability (especially under extreme conditions). Why is titanium preferred for military applications? The preference for titanium with regard to

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Titanium sheet forming

The titanium sheet is well-known and appreciated for its high strength-to-weight ratio and excellent corrosion resistance. It is used for diverse applications, especially in the aerospace and automotive industries, being formed through a wide range of processes. This article discusses the titanium sheet forming and its characteristics. High strength titanium sheet formed at room temperature

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Titanium tube forming

The titanium production journey starts with the extraction from different concentrates, one of the most common being rutile. The concentrates are processed, so that the excess of iron is removed. From there, the resulting material is placed in a reactor, along with chlorine gas and carbon. The next step involves the elimination of impurities, the

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Titanium Compared

Titanium is not actually a rare substance because it is the ninth most abundant element and the fourth most abundant structural metal in the earth’s crust, surpassed by aluminum, iron and magnesium. Unfortunately, it is rare Found in high concentrations, it has never been found in a pure state. Therefore, the difficulty of metal processing

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A Brief History of Titanium

It was In 1791 that the scientist and chemist, William Gregor, first found the find metal. However four years later, Martin Martin Heinrich Klaproth, the Berlin chemist, took the finding further and isolated titanium dioxide. It was the legendary story from Greek mythological of the children of Uranos and Greek deity, the Titans, that gave

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