Titanium 6AI-4V

Ti 6AI-4V is known as the "workhorse" of the titanium industry because it is by far the most common Ti alloy, accounting for more than 50% of total titanium usage.

Ti 6AI-4V offers a combination of high strength, light weight, formability, and corrosion resistance which have made it a world standard in aerospace applications.

Technical Specification Titanium 6Al-4V
Nominal Composition

Al: 5.50 - 6.75

V: 3.50 - 4.50

Ti: Balance

Density

0.16 lb./in3

Modulus of Elasticity (E)

15.2 x 103 ksi

Modulus of Rigidity (G)

6.38 x 103 ksi

Coefficient of Expansion

8.7 µin/in.-°F (200°F)

Electrical Resistivity

178 µΩ.cm

Thermal Conductivity

46.5 Btu/(hr/ft2/in/°F)

Min Size

0.005 in (0.130 mm)

Max Temp

350oC (660oF)

Uses

It has excellent resistance to corrosion and high strength making it a good choice for use in marine and automobile applications