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6AL-4V

Titanium Grade 5 (6Al-4V) (Ti6Al-4V) is one of the most commonly used Titanium Grades in Aerospace.

 

Popularized by it’s application on the SR-71 Aircraft (see video), Ti 6Al-4V is significantly stronger than other commercially pure titanium whilst still retaining the same stiffness and thermal properties. 

 

*6Al-4V is manufactured to many different specifications which can be seen below*

6Al-4V TITANIUM SPECIFICATIONS

RELATED SPECIFICATIONS

BOEING

CESSNA / TEXTRON AVIATION

GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE

NORTHROP GRUMMAN

Compressor blades, discs, and rings for jet engines; airframe and space capsule components; pressure vessels; rocket engine cases; helicopter rotor hubs; fasteners; critical forgings requiring high strength-to weight ratios.

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