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Why are Titanium Alloy Products Expensive?

Why are Titanium Alloy Products Expensive?

The content of titanium in the earth’s crust ranks ninth among metals, is 66 times higher than copper. The futures market now has the purest titanium sponge (one of the industrial forms of titanium) at about $10,500 a tonne, or $10.5 a kilogram, which is not much more than $8 per kilogram of copper. So why are titanium alloy products expensive? Titanium Let’s start with the name titanium. Titanium, named for Titan, is an ancient god who ruled the world…

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What are the Medical Applications of Titanium Alloys?

What are the Medical Applications of Titanium Alloys?

Artificial hip An artificial hip, a type of artificial joint, modeled after the structure of the human hip joint. A metal bar inserted from the upper end of the thigh bone, with a metal ball on top of the bar that replaces the top of the femur. A plastic mortar is attached to the hip socket and a metal ball is embedded in the mortar. Thousands of patients are now fitted with these joints. At present, the most commonly used…

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Market Applications of Titanium in Energy Development

Market Applications of Titanium in Energy Development

In recent years, many countries and regions have devoted themselves to the comprehensive utilization of geothermal resources due to energy shortage. Titanium is an ideal material for geothermal development in terms of performance, maintenance, cost, and safety. With the development of low-cost new alloy and processing technology, the application of titanium in the geothermal industry will increase. The thermal and oxidizing chlorination conditions can cause local erosion of stainless steel or nickel-based alloys, which can be well solved by using…

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Applications of Titanium and Titanium Alloy in Dental Technology

Applications of Titanium and Titanium Alloy in Dental Technology

Titanium and its titanium alloy are widely used in industry due to their superior properties, high strength, light weight, strong corrosion resistance and good weldability. In particular, it has good biocompatibility, which makes it more widely used in the oral field. Dental implant Titanium and titanium alloys are widely used as dental implants due to their excellent mechanical properties and biocompatibility. The neck of the implant is made of smooth titanium and titanium alloy, which helps the fibrous tissue wrap…

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