What are the material properties of titanium?


Commercially pure titanium Titanium alloy Ti-6AI-4V
Specific gravity 4.51 4.42
Melting point(°C) 1668 1540- 1650
Young’s modulus GPa 106 113

What is the compressive strength of titanium?

Properties of Titanium Ti-6Al-4V (Grade 5):

Mechanical Properties Metric English
Modulus of Elasticity 114 GPa 16500 ksi
Compressive Yield Strength 1070 MPa 155000 psi
Notched Tensile Strength 1550 MPa 225000 psi
Ultimate Bearing Strength 2140 MPa 310000 psi

What is the yield strength of titanium?

Titanium has excellent ductility and tensile strength. It’s minimum yield strength is between 240 and 241 MPa in commercially pure grade 1.

How does titanium compare to steel?

When compared to steel in a strength-to-weight ratio, titanium is far superior, as it is as strong as steel but 45% lighter. In fact, titanium has the highest strength-to-weight ratio of all known metals.

Does titanium have a high Youngs modulus?

Titanium and its alloys have become the most attractive implant materials due to their high corrosion resistance, excellent biocompatibility and relatively low elastic modulus. However, the current Ti materials used for implant applications exhibit much higher Young’s modulus (50 ~ 120 GPa) than human bone (~30 GPa).

Does titanium have good compressive strength?

Although the compression strength of titanium matrix composites is expected to be very high there is a lack of knowledge and test results. At room temperature maximum compression stress values over 5000 MPa at room temperature and of about 3700 MPa at 550°C were reached.

Is grade 2 or grade 5 titanium better?

Although not as strong as Ti 6Al-4V, Titanium grade 2 has outstanding corrosion resistance against variety of aggressive media. When compared with Titanium grade 5 (Ti 6Al-4V), Titanium grade 2 is generally selected where aqueous corrosion resistance and/or formability are required.

How is grade 5 titanium made?

Titanium Grade 5 is an alloyed titanium and is considered to be an alpha-beta alloy. Titanium Grade 5 is alloyed with 6% Aluminum and 4% Vanadium and is commonly known as Ti 6Al-4V. Titanium Engineers produces titanium bar, seamless tube and titanium machined components in Titanium Grade 5.

Is there a metal stronger than titanium?

What Type of Metal Is Stronger Than Titanium? While titanium is one of the strongest pure metals, steel alloys are stronger. Carbon steel, for example, combines the strength of steel with the resilience of carbon. Alloys are essentially super metals.

What are the physical properties of titanium alloys?

1 Density. The density of an alloy is dependent upon the amount and density of the alloying constituents. 2 Strength. 3 Thermal Conductivity. 4 Electrical Resistivity. 5 Magnetic Properties. 6 Elastic Modulus. 7 Poissons Ratio. 8 Tensile Strength. 9 Hardness. 10 Creep.

Is the permeability of titanium a magnetic property?

Commercially pure titanium and all the titanium alloys are non magnetic. The permeability of commercially pure titanium is 1.00005-1.0001 at 955 H.m -1.

How does elongation affect the hardness of titanium?

Typical elongation values for titanium and its alloys. The absorption of oxygen into a titanium surface when the material is heated causes an increase in hardness of the surface layer. Grinding and polishing can have a similar effect on metallurgical samples and it is for this reason that hardness values can be misleading.

What is the maximum tensile strength of titanium?

ASTM MIL-T-9046F MIL-T-9046H MIL-T-9046J/ AMS-T-9046A Minimum ultimate tensile strength Minimum 0.20% yield strength Elongation, MPa ksi MPa ksi %