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Metals 2015, 5(3), 1437-1439; doi:10.3390/met5031437

Titanium Alloys

College of Engineering, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
Received: 11 August 2015 / Accepted: 11 August 2015 / Published: 14 August 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Titanium Alloys)
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Although originally discovered in the 18th century [1], the titanium industry did not experience any significant advancement until the middle of the 20th century through the development of the gas turbine engine [2]. Since then, the aerospace sector has dominated worldwide titanium use with applications in both engines and airframe structures [3]. The highly desirable combination of properties, which include excellent corrosion resistance, favourable strength to weight ratios, and an impressive resistance to fatigue, has led to an extensive range of applications [4], with only high extraction and processing costs still restricting further implementation. [...] View Full-Text
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