Titanium alloy

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Titanium alloys are metals which contain a mixture of titanium and other chemical elements. They have very high tensile strength and toughness. They are light in weight, resist corrosion very strongly and can withstand extreme temperatures.[1]

However, the cost of both raw materials and processing is very high.[1] Therefore, their use is limited to military applications, aircraft, spacecraft, medical devices, connecting rods on expensive sports cars and some high quality sports equipment and consumer electronics.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Boyer, R. R. (May 2010), "Attributes, Characteristics, and Applications of Titanium and Its Alloys", JOM, 62 (5): 35–43, doi:10.1007/s11837-010-0071-1, S2CID 135726617, archived from the original on 2014-04-10, retrieved 2013-11-18

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