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ABOUT TITANIUM

HISTORY AND BACKGROUND
  • Discovered by Gregor in 1791
  • Named by Klaproth in 1795
  • Impure Titanium prepared in 1887
  • Pure metal made by Hunter in 1910
  • Produced commercially by Kroll in 1946
METAL COMPARISONS
Property Unit AI Mg Ti Be Fe Cu
Melt Point oC 660 650 1670 1284 1537 1083
Density Ibs/cu.ins .097 .063 .163 .067 .284 .323
Thermal Conduct * 1154 1100 150 1100 523 2730
E, Youngs Mod 20oC 106 PSI 10.2 6.48 17.4 40-44** 30.7 18.8
*Btu/(ft2) (h) (in) (oF)**mod of elasticity in tension, 106psi

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