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  Titanium Metal Supply: Supplier & Stocking distributor
is a titanium supplier and stocking distributor, and full service source of titanium mill products.
We supply titanium mill products to the metal finishing industries including aerospace, architectural, automotive, biomedical, chemical processing, industrial, marine, oil, and others.
Our sales associates are knowledgeable about the titanium markets and manufacturing needs of the industries serviced.
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  Chemistry : Periodic Table : titanium : key information
Titanium is resistant to dilute sulphuric and hydrochloric acid, most organic acids, damp chlorine gas, and chloride solutions.
Titanium metal is considered to be physiologically inert.
Titanium is present in meteorites and in the sun.
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  Titanium - MSN Encarta
Titanium is obtained in the pure form by first treating the oxide with chlorine to form titanium tetrachloride, a volatile liquid, and then reducing the liquid with magnesium in a closed iron chamber to yield metallic titanium.
In metallurgy, titanium alloys are employed as deoxidizers and denitrogenizers to remove oxygen and nitrogen from molten metals.
Titanium dioxide, known as titanium white, is a brilliant white pigment used in paints, lacquers, plastics, paper, textiles, and rubber.
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  Titanium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Titanium is used in strong light-weight alloys (most notably with iron and aluminium) and its most common compound, titanium dioxide, is used in white pigments.
Titanium was discovered at Creed, Cornwall in England by amateur geologist Reverend William Gregor in 1791.
Titanium oxide is produced commercially by grinding its mineral ore and mixing it with potassium carbonate and aqueous hydrofluoric acid.
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Titanium is the fourth most abundant structural metal in the earth’s crust, but sufficiently large quantities have only recently become available to make it useful as an engineering material.
Titanium is an accepted material of construction for process plant handling chlorides and dilute hydrochloric acid, a common feature of modern processes involving the use of chloride catalysts.
Titanium cathodes are also used in the extraction of gold and of nickel while titanium anodes are standard equipment for the electrolytic production of manganese dioxide.
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Titanium is used as a pure metal, in alloys, and in the form of various compounds.
The bulk of titanium is needed in the iron and steel industry, in shipbuilding, for aircraft and rocket construction, and for the fabrication of chemical plants.
Titanium is used as a protective surface on mixers in the pulp and paper industry.
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 Titanium Information
Titanium is lightweight, with good strength, and excellent corrosion resistance, but is alloyed with other metals to increase its strength.
Melting Point of titanium is 1668 degrees C and burns in the presence of air or nitrogen.
Titanium dioxide is one of the most basic materials in of daily life; used widely paints, cosmetics and food stuffs.
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 REMBAR Titanium Technical Info
Titanium and titanium alloys have proven to be technically superior, highly reliable and cost-effective in a wide variety of chemical, industrial, marine and aerospace applications.
Titanium is converted from sponge to ingot by first blending crushed sponge with the desired alloying elements to insure uniformity of composition, and then pressing into briquettes, which are welded together to form an electrode.
Titanium alloys are considered to be essentially immune to chloride pitting and intergranular attack; and are highly resistant to crevice and stress corrosion.
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 How titanium is made - Background, History, Raw materials, The manufacturing process of titanium, Byproducts/waste
Titanium is known as a transition metal on the periodic table of elements denoted by the symbol Ti.
As titanium dioxide, it is used as a white pigment in plastic, paper, and paint.
Titanium is used for a wide variety of items, such as bike frames, hip implants, eyeglass frames, and earrings.
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Impure titanium was prepared by Nilson and Pettersson in 1887; however, the pure metal (99.9%) was not made until 1910 by Hunter by heating TiCl4 with sodium in a steel bomb.
Titanium is present in meteorites and in the sun.
Titanium is present in the ash of coal, in plants, and in the human body.
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 Titanium Applications
Titanium and its alloys have proven to be technically superior and cost-effective materials of construction for a wide variety of aerospace, industrial, marine and commercial applications.
Titanium is immune to corrosive attack by salt water or marine atmospheres.
The relative absence of corrosion in media where titanium is generally used leaves the surface bright and smooth for improved lamellar flow.
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 Answers to Questions About Watches - Questions in Time - Watch Industry Questions and Answers
Titanium watches are not as numerous as steel or even platinum, but you see more now than ever before and still more are on the way.
Titanium's unique properties--density half that of steel, excellent strength retention to 1,000 degrees F and atmospheric corrosion immunity superior to that of other metals--made it ideal for the construction of the engines and frames of jet planes, rockets and space craft.
Titanium is environmentally friendly it conies from the earth and is recyclable.
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 Titanium Dioxide
Titanium dioxide is a noncombustible, odorless white powder.
Titanium dioxide is not an eye irritant; however, as with all dusts, contact of titanium dioxide particles with the eye may cause physical irritation.
Before a worker is placed in a job with a potential for exposure to titanium dioxide, a licensed health care professional should evaluate and document the worker's baseline health status with thorough medical, environmental, and occupational histories, a physical examination, and physiologic and laboratory tests appropriate for the anticipated occupational risks.
www.osha.gov /SLTC/healthguidelines/titaniumdioxide/recognition.html   (3354 words)

Titanium, which weighs forty percent less than carbon steels, can be strengthened by alloying it with elements such as aluminum and vanadium.
Titanium also is valued in the petrochemical industry, where it is used in heat exchangers and reactors.
Because of its corrosion resistance, titanium and its alloys are used extensively in prosthetic devices such as artificial heart pumps, pacemaker cases, heart-valve parts and load bearing bone or hip-joint replacements or bone splints.
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Titanium is a chemical element found in Group IVb in the Transition Metal section of the periodic table.
Titanium is comprised of 0.44% of the earth’s crust.
Titanium is also used as a deoxidizer in steel, as an alloying addition in many steels to reduce grain size, in stainless steels to reduce carbon contents, in aluminum to refine grain size, and in copper to produce hardening.
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Titanium, Ti, is a transition metal element, found in Group IVa of the periodic table.
Titanium is isolated by heating a mixture of its rutile ore and charcoal with chlorine at 700 to 1000 degC.
Titanium is a soft light lustrous metal, which is difficult to obtain on account of the ease with which it reacts with oxygen, nitrogen, Carbon, and Silicon.
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Titanium dioxide in powder form is very white and is used to advantage as a pigment in special paints and face powders.
Titanium is found in the mineral aeschynite.Titanium forms an oxide mineral with lead, iron and manganese called senaite.
Titanium is found in the silicate minerals joaquinite and neptunite.
hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu /hbase/pertab/ti.html   (178 words)

 It's Elemental - The Element Titanium
Titanium was discovered in 1791 by the Reverend William Gregor, an English pastor.
Titanium is not easily corroded by sea water and is used in propeller shafts, rigging and other parts of boats that are exposed to sea water.
Titanium and titanium alloys are used in airplanes, missiles and rockets where strength, low weight and resistance to high temperatures are important.
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 DMMR - Titanium
Titanium pigment is also used greatly in paper coatings and as paper fillers.
Titanium dioxide pigment and other titanium compounds are used in many miscellaneous applications, including rubber tires, floor and wall coverings, glass fibers, ceramic capacitors, carbide cutting tools, and organotitanium catalysts.
Titanium is classified as a strategic metal since much of it is consumed in the manufacture of high-performance jet aircraft, turbine engines, guided missile assemblies, spacecraft, nuclear power plants, and other ferroalloy products.
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 ATSDR - ToxFAQs™: Titanium Tetrachloride
Titanium tetrachloride is not found naturally in the environment and is made from minerals that contain titanium.
Titanium tetrachloride enters the environment primarily in the air from factories that make or use it in various chemical processes, or as a result of spills.
Because titanium tetrachloride breaks down rapidly in air, you probably would not be exposed to it unless you worked in an industry that made or used it.
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 Titanium Ring Advice for Choosing Titanium Rings & Titanium Wedding Rings & Bands ~ Gillett's Jewellers
Titanium is a fantastic metal to use for dress and wedding rings.
Yes, all of our titanium rings in our design your own titanium rings section are available in both men’s and ladies matching wedding rings sets with the same or differing widths.
Although titanium is a very strong metal, much stronger than gold, platinum and silver, and is more scratch, bend and dent resistant, it is not completely scratch resistant.
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The density of Titanium is roughly 55% that of steel.
Titanium is used in applications requiring somewhat elevated temperatures.
Titanium alloys are categorized as either alpha (α) alloys, beta (ß) alloys, or alpha+beta (α+ß) alloys.
www.materialsengineer.com /E-Titanium.htm   (490 words)

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