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Titanium Parts Reduce New Supercar’s Weight

Bugatti announced that it successfully created a "test" supercar with a top speed of 310 mph and can accelerate from 0-186 mph in just 7.37 seconds. To put this performance into perspective, the 2017 Porsche 911 takes 11.9 seconds to achieve just 120 mph. What makes...

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Ti 6Al-6V-2Sn (6 6 2) Titanium

Titanium 6Al-6V-2Sn (Ti 6-6-2) delivers the anti-corrosiveness of Ti 6Al-4V at an increased strength due to its two phase beta stabilization. This nonferrous metal is extremely light and durable and is perfectly suited for jet engines, rocket engine cases, nuclear...

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Medical Device Pandemic Funding Trends

Vested Metals tracks the medical device industry closely because medical device makers are significant purchasers of specialty metals including titanium and stainless steel. Medical device makers use titanium especially because of its high strength and durability....

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Metals Related Book Recommendation

When someone recommended The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Period Table of Elements I hesitated because I generally don't enjoy reading books that involve a significant amount of science. However, when...

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Titanium and Other News Links

The below links cover titanium, aerospace and medical news trends. In the current environment, news happens quickly so hopefully some of these articles that aren't typically covered by major news outlets (Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, etc.)...

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Titanium Versus Stainless Steel and News Links

Both titanium and stainless steel are used extensively across a wide range of consumer and industrial applications. This article explores the primary differences in addition to providing an overview of various stainless steel applications. Density Density measures a...

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High Frequency Economic Data Worth Watching

Titanium, Stainless Steel and other specialty metal prices are driven by a wide range of economic variables. However, during sudden changes in economic circumstances, correlations between data points tend to increase. In other words, what drives the overall global...

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