Titanium Metric Fasteners: When and Why They are Used
Aerospace Manufacturing is a trusted manufacturer and supplier of titanium metric fasteners that are essential for the domestic and international aerospace and aeronautical industries.
Titanium metric fasteners are essential in both aviation and aerospace. Although steel (carbon, alloy or stainless) is the primary fastener material used in aerospace, titanium is used when its advantages relative to steel are essential for a given application. The most common titanium alloy used for aerospace fasteners is TI-6Al-4V.
Benefits of Titanium Metric Fasteners in Aerospace
Titanium exhibits higher tensile strength than other materials, even at increasing temperatures. Titanium metric fasteners are also extremely resistant to seawater and galvanic corrosion, so are found in many aeronautical and naval applications. Because they have moderate ductility and low work hardening rate, they are not ideal for every application.
Titanium Fasteners are used for…
Titanium metric fasteners are used in a limited number of applications where their high strength to weight ratio, excellent resistance to stress corrosion cracking, high corrosion resistance, and good fatigue strength are desired.
- – Military and commercial maritime applications
- – Submarine masts and exteriors
- – Landing gear and engine components (aviation)
- – NASA launch vehicles and spacecraft
- – Commercial and military satellites
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