Titanium

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Description

Titanium is known for its high strength-to-weight ratio, being stronger than iron and only half as dense. It is one of the best structural materials for the automotive, aerospace and marine industries thanks not only to its strength, but also to its corrosion resistance. It tarnishes at high temperature if exposed to air, but it can be polished to an attractive sheen that will last for years, even in marine and salt-water environments. Apart from these physical and chemical processes, it is also a very biocompatible material that is seldom rejected by body tissues, making it the material of choice for bone implants.

Properties

General

Density ρ

4.54 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Mechanical

Elastic modulus E

116 GPa at 20 °C

Hardness, Brinell HB

715 [-] at 20 °C

Poisson's ratio ν

0.32 [-] at 20 °C

Tensile strength Rm

434 MPa at 20 °C

Thermal

Melting point Tm

1668 °C

Specific heat capacity cp

520 J/(kg·K) at 20 °C

Thermal conductivity λ

22 W/(m·K) at 20 °C

Electrical

Electrical resistivity ρel

4E-9 Ω·m at 20 °C

This material data has been provided by Matmatch.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.