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Titanium Ti64

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Titanium Ti64 is a versatile material used in additive manufacturing via DMLS. Its consistent mechanical properties, customizable nature, and corrosion resistance make it highly suitable for applications in aerospace and automotive industries. The DMLS process enables the production of parts with fine resolution, and post-processing techniques such as machining, drilling, welding, polishing, and coating allow for a wide range of finishes to be achieved.

Average Lead Time:

8-12 Business Days

Machines Used: 

EOS M100

Colors Available

DMLS Titanium Ti64 part
Titanium Ti64

Material Overview

Titanium Ti64 is highly valued for its outstanding strength-to-weight ratio, making it an excellent choice for applications that require both lightweight and durable components. Its exceptional corrosion resistance ensures reliable performance in environments where protection against corrosion is essential. The ability of 3D printing to fabricate complex geometries and intricate designs further enhances the versatility of titanium, allowing for the creation of innovative parts that are difficult to achieve using traditional manufacturing methods. These factors position 3D printed titanium as a sought-after material across a range of industries, including aerospace, medical, and automotive.

Mechanical Properties

Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) Titanium Ti64 is renowned for its superior mechanical properties, making it ideal for demanding applications. This alloy, primarily comprising titanium, aluminum, and vanadium, boasts a high strength-to-weight ratio, excellent corrosion resistance, and impressive fatigue resistance. It's particularly valued in aerospace, automotive, and medical industries due to its durability, hardness, and biocompatibility. The DMLS process enhances these qualities by ensuring a dense, homogeneous microstructure, allowing for complex geometries and superior performance compared to traditional manufacturing methods. Ti64's unique combination of properties makes it a versatile and reliable material choice.

Chemical Compatibility

This material demonstrates exceptional chemical compatibility, making it highly sought after in diverse industries. This alloy is notably resistant to corrosion, even in aggressive environments. Its stability in contact with numerous chemical substances, including acids and alkalis, makes it a top choice in chemical processing industries. In the medical field, its inertness and biocompatibility are crucial for implants.

Thermal Properties

Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) Titanium Ti64 is notable for its excellent thermal properties. Its high melting point and low thermal expansion coefficient ensures dimensional stability under varying thermal conditions, an essential attribute for precision components. The material also demonstrates good thermal conductivity, facilitating efficient heat dissipation. These thermal characteristics, coupled with the DMLS process that ensures a uniform microstructure, make Ti64 ideal for aerospace, automotive, and industrial applications where components are exposed to extreme temperatures and require consistent performance without deformation or loss of properties.

Applications

In aerospace and automotive sectors, Titanium Ti64 is used for components that benefit from its high strength-to-weight ratio and thermal properties, like engine parts and structural components. In medical technology, Ti64's biocompatibility and chemical inertness make it ideal for surgical implants and prosthetics. Its durability and resistance to harsh environments also makes it well suited to marine applications and chemical processing equipment. The DMLS process adds value by enabling complex geometries and internal structures, expanding its utility in creating custom, high-performance parts.

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Applications

  • High Temperature Parts
  • Simplified assemblies
  • Under the hood automotive parts
  • Moisture & Humidity Resistant
  • Functional brackets & assemblies

Material Characteristics

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