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Grade 2 titanium is stronger than grade 1 titanium, and provides a balance of weldability, formability, and corrosion resistance
Meets ASTM B348 and ASME SB-348 specifications
Unpolished (mill) surface has no finish
Annealed after shaping to modify the metal's properties
The grade 2 titanium round rod is annealed and unpolished, meets American Society for Testing and Materials International ASTM B348 and American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASME SB-348 specifications, and has a standard tolerance. The grade 2 titanium alloy is made from 98.9% titanium, is stronger than grade 1 titanium, and offers a balance of weldability, formability, and corrosion resistance. The material has been annealed, a method of heating and cooling metal to modify its properties, such as increasing its formability and toughness or decreasing its strength, after it has been shaped.
Titanium is a corrosion-resistant material that has one of the highest strength-to-weight ratios of all metals. It can be alloyed with elements such as aluminum, vanadium, iron, and molybdenum to increase properties such as strength, corrosion resistance, and toughness.
Tensile strength, used to indicate the material's overall strength, is the peak stress it can withstand before it breaks. Corrosion resistance describes the material's ability to prevent deterioration caused by atmosphere, moisture, or other medium. Toughness describes the material's ability to absorb energy before breaking, while hardness (commonly measured as indentation hardness) describes its resistance to permanent surface deformation. Formability indicates how easily the material can be permanently shaped.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I don't have any basis for comparison regarding grade 2 titanium round rods but this one seems to be about perfect. I have successfully used this to make my own wax carving and dab tools.
I don't know if I can love a titanium rod but it is as it is decribed. 24 inches, round, unpolished. I will be using it as a wire to attach to a titanium electrode. I gave it 5 stars anyways!
Awesome Product. Thank you
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