Ti6Al4V (titanium grade 5) is a two phase alpha and beta grade of titanium and is the most widely used of all the titanium grades. It is supplied in the annealed condition as per AMS 4928R or BS2TA11 for ease of machinability and can be strengthened with a relatively simple heat treatment to offer very high mechanical properties.
The combination of these good mechanical properties (maintained up to ~400oC), a low density of 4.42 g/cm3 and a very good corrosion resistance make Ti-6Al-4V ideal for applications in the aerospace, marine, offshore oil & gas and motorsport industries.
Related Specifications of Ti6Al4V (Grade 5)
- AMS 4928
- AMS 4967
- ASTM B348 (Grade 5)
Nominal Composition of Ti6Al4V (Grade 5)
Ti rem, Al 6%, V 4%, Fe 0.3% max
Mechanical Properties of Ti6Al4V (Grade 5)
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Key Features of Ti6Al4V (Grade 5)
- Very high strength
- Good corrosion resistance
- Excellent strength to weight ratio
- High strength at cryogenic temperatures
- Good weldability
Applications of Ti6Al4V (Grade 5)
Aerospace | Compressor blades, discs and rings for jet engines; airframe components, fasteners, rocket engine cases, helicopter rotor blades and critical forgings
Offshore & marine | Offshore tubulars and oil and gas equipment
Other | Biomedical implants and chemical processing equipment
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