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Titanium has the highest strength-to-density ratio of any metallic element, and it is used in wide variety of sectors, including aerospace, national defense, chemical processing, desalination, automotive, health care, communications, sporting goods, and many others. Titanium in its oxide form also is used in the manufacture of pigments in paints, plastics and paper, and is a photocatalyst.

About Titanium

Name

Titanium

Atomic Number

22

Element Classification 

Metal

Phase at Room Temp.

Solid

Melting Point

1941 K (1668°C or 3034°F)

Boiling Point

3560 K (3287°C or 5949°F)

Density

4.5 grams per cubic centimeter 


To learn more about the element Titanium, please see the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Titanium page here.

 

 

 

Major Uses of Titanium

The primarily use by volume for titanium today is in pigments in paints, plastics and paper.  It also is used to make strong and lightweight metal alloys.

National Defense Uses

Titanium has a wide range of applications in national defense technologies, such as in strong, lightweight alloys for aerospace, armor, chemical processing, marine hardware, medical implants, power generation, and others.

Titanium Markets Can Expand

Global markets for titanium are large, and have significant capacity to expand.

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