Titanium Grade 4 HDH Sponge Powder

Alternative and trade names
Metco 4016 series: Metco 4016A, Metco 4016B
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Description

Oerlikon Metco’s titanium and titanium alloy powders produce coatings having a range of characteristics not found in any other thermal spray powder materials. The coatings are light in weight with high strength-to-weight ratio and resistant to most corrosives. Titanium readily combines with other metals to form useful alloys. Owing to these suitable mechanochemical properties, pure titanium and titanium alloy powders can be employed in a number of applications via chemical, powder metallurgy and thermal spray processes.


Thermal spray coatings of titanium-based materials are commonly used in medical applications where biologic compatibility is required. Additionally, these coatings may also be used as a potential bond coat for hydroxylapatite coatings that are often used as a top-coat on biomedical implants. Titanium powders may also be used to produce dense, corrosion resistant coatings. Titanium powders have strong affinity and reactivity with oxygen, hydrogen and nitrogen at high temperatures. Most of the thermal spray coatings from these powders are produced under controlled atmosphere conditions (low pressure or soft vacuum).


The materials Metco 4016A and Metco 4016B of this material family differ primarily in their particle size distribution and are all manufactured via HDH.

Related Standards

This material data has been provided by Oerlikon Metco.

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.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Bulk density

23.0 °C

1.8 - 2.5 g/cm³

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apparent density

Particle size range

75 - 180 µm

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Metco 4016A: -180 +75µm, Metco 4016B: -125 +90µm

Thermal

PropertyValue

Max service temperature

400 °C

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Melting point

1649 °C

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueComment

Aluminium

0.05 %

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max

Carbon

0.03 %

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Chlorine

0.2 %

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Hydrogen

0.03 %

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Iron

0.15 %

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Magnesium

0.5 %

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Nitrogen

0.02 %

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Oxygen

0.4 %

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Silicon

0.04 %

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Titanium

balance

Technological properties

Property
Availability

Stock

Chemical composition

Ti 99.5+

Distribution

Global

Handling recommendations

Store in the original container in a dry location; Open containers should be stored in a drying oven below 38°C (100 °F) to prevent moisture pickup; Tumble contents prior to use to prevent material segregation.

Order number

Metco 4016A: 1060305, Metco 4016B: 1072415

Other

Metco 4016A and Metco 4016B are sponge products which are less dense and exhibit porosity in the powder particles. These types of powders can not only be used for thermal spray coatings, but can also be used to form parts using HIP (Hot Isostatic Pressing).

Packaging size

1.5 kg (approx. 3.3 lb)

Processing history

HDH (hydride-dehydride) process from raw sponge

Processing methods

ChamPro™

Safety data sheet

www.oerlikon.com/metco SDS No. 50-1157, 50-2418