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Setting off shockwaves in global titanium industry

This article is a compilation of recent news stories, press releases and company statements regarding the effects on the international titanium industry due to...

Titanium and civil aviation: turbulence ahead

Addressing the challenge of hydrogen embrittlement in metallurgy

The versatile stainless steel spectrum

Achieving ASTM G48 Corrosion test at 40°C on super duplexAfter more than a year of operating under its new corporate strategy developed in 2021, theLindlar (Germany) based high-quality special steel specialist Schmidt + Clemens is firmlyfocusing on sustainability.

Thinking big: WAAM goes commercial

Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing allows 3D-printing of large objects at less expense and in a far shorter time. After years of extensive research, commercialization has begun, and heavy industry is set to be transformed.

Linear friction welding for TOD Project

In November, TWI announced the start of the production of complex aerospace parts through linear friction welding.

Featured Story – 3D-printed titanium goes mainstream

Manufacturing in titanium has become both easier and more sustainable, bearing fruit in better products and new alloys.

Featured Story – Reaching for the skies…aerospace propels HARALD PIHL to...

The past year has seen records shattered left and right at Swedish distributor HARALD PIHL. The recent years have been a long period of rapid growth, from turnover and new global locations to investments in value-added services. The start of 2020 has been a roller coaster ride including continued growth but also facing the virus crisis spread across the world and the drastic change of the business climate.

Featured Story – Titanium, aerospace and 3D printing: the “ménage à...

If there is one market for CRAs that is bristling with invention and creativity, it is the aerospace industry. Attempts to make air travel more efficient and more comfortable are bearing fruit thanks to notable advances in manufacturing, including robotics and especially 3D printing. Significant developments include the introduction of electric aeroplanes, especially for short journeys; new aircraft designs; the proliferation of drones; and growth of the space sector.

EcoTitanium recycle Titanium

80% recycled is the percentage of titanium turnings and chips used to produce EcoTitanium ingots. This plant is the first in Europe to manufacture aerospace quality titanium alloys from recycled material.

Where beauty meets strength

While a large proportion of the titanium produced around the globe is destined for the aerospace and chemical industries, there are a multitude of applications that utilize the unique properties of this remarkable material. Stainless Steel World travelled to Düsseldorf, Germany to meet with Mr. Kuroda from NSSMC to learn how this Japanese company is developing a market for high quality titanium products.