finishing.com -- The Home Page of the Finishing Industry
A website for Serious Education, promoting Aloha,
& the most FUN smiley you can have in metal finishing

HomeFAQsBooksHelpWantedAdvertiseForum
(current
topics)
topic 5903

Thermal Oxidation of Titanium?


(2000)

Hello, I was wondering if any one could give me information on thermal oxidation if Titanium. I have only found out a little bit about it -- also I was wondering what the best/brightest colors that are produced (and how)? I have heard that either a torch or kiln can be used (what are the differences)? Does anyone have info. on colors that will be produced or times (to heat for)? Also I have heard that pure oxygen can be sprayed on the heated Ti. to also alter the colors, does any one have info on this and what will be produced through this process?

Also does any one know where I could look to get some small scraps of Ti. to test? Thanks SO much, I hope you can help.

Malcolm A
- Ft. Collins, Colorado, USA


(2002)

Thermal Oxidation of Titanium I'm also looking for data about "Thermal Oxidation of Titanium" in air. The temperature range should be between 20 and about 1000°C. Can you help me?

Best regards,

Thomas T
- Andelfingen, SWITZERLAND


January 16, 2008

I did some experiments on Ti oxidation (in air) at elevated temperatures. It was observed that the oxidation is sluggish below ~500°C. In addition, it was also observed that Ti6Al4V is more resistant to oxidation than pure Ti.

Dr. S. Paul
- Cambridge, UK



This public forum has 60,000 threads. If you have a question in mind which seems off topic to this thread, you might prefer to Search the Site

ADD a Q or A to THIS thread START a NEW THREADView CURRENT TOPICS

Disclaimer: It's not possible to diagnose a finishing problem or the hazards of an operation via these pages. All information presented is for general reference and does not represent a professional opinion nor the policy of an author's employer. The internet is largely anonymous & unvetted; some names may be fictitious and some recommendations may be deliberately harmful.

  If you need a product/service, please check these Directories:

JobshopsCapital Equip. & Install'nChemicals & Consumables Consult'g, Train'g, SoftwareEnvironmental ComplianceTesting Svcs. & Devices


©1995-2017 finishing.com     -    Privacy Policy
How Google uses data when you visit this site.