Titanium Alloys

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Grade Designation and Chemical Composition for Titanium Header

Standard ASTM B265 Alloy UNS Ti C (max) Fe N (max) O (max) H (max) Al V
Grade 1 R 50250 Bal 0.10 0.20 0.03 0.18 0.015 - -
Grade 2 R 50400 Bal 0.10 0.30 0.03 0.25 0.015 - -
Grade 3 R 50550 Bal 0.10 0.30 0.05 0.35 0.015 - -
Grade 4 R 50700 Bal 0.10 0.50 0.05 0.40 0.015 - -
Ti 6 Al 4 V R 56400 Bal 0.10 0.03 0.05 0.20 0.015 5.5 – 7.5 3.5 – 4.5

Mechanical Properties for Titanium Header

Standard ASTM B265 Alloy UNS Tensile Minimum Strength N/mm²
Grade 1 R 50250 240
Grade 2 R 50400 360
Grade 3 R 50550 460
Grade 4 R 50700 560
Ti 6 Al 4 V R 56400 900

Service Properties and Applications for Titanium Header

Standard ASTM B265 Alloy UNS Service Properties Applications
Grade 1 R 50250 Excellent corrosion resistance and formability but limited strength Heating coils, heat exchangers
Grade 2 R 50400 Very good formability, good strength, excellent corrosion resistance Sports equipment, chemical processing
Grade 3 R 50550 Good formability, high strength, excellent corrosion resistance Plating jigs, orthodontic pins
Grade 4 R 50700 Highest strength of commercially pure grades, limited ductility, excellent corrosion resistance Plating jigs, orthodontic pins
Ti 6 Al 4 V R 56400 Most widely used Titanium alloy, excellent fatigue strength, excellent corrosion resistance Springs for high temperature

Wire Stockists

Knight Precision Wire is part of Knight Group, a group of companies that specialise in the processing and supply of precision metals. Quality is of the utmost importance and Knight Precision Wire operates a vigorous quality management system.

People outside the wire industry may be unaware of the sheer number of wire variations out there. Wire is an essential commodity in numerous sectors and appears in many different forms. Sectors that KPW supply wire for include the Aerospace, Medical, Petrochemical, Industrial and Heat Treatment industries. For the aerospace sector, KPW have been approved as aerospace wire suppliers by Rolls Royce, British Aerospace and Westlands. Two of the primary products supplied to the aerospace industry are locking wire and aerospace cable. You can see case study examples of how the services provided by KPW have benefited the different sectors on the website.

Below is a list of the different wire products offered by KPW :

  • Stainless Steel
  • Carbon Steel
  • Nickel & Nickel Alloys
  • Copper & Copper Alloys
  • Special Wire Materials

Visit the stainless wire product page to see more information about the different stainless wires we produce. To see all of KPW's steel wires products then visit the products page.

In addition to providing wire products to many different companies and sectors, KPW also offer wire processing services. These services include :

  • Cut to Length Wire
  • Flat Wire
  • Square and Shaped Wire
  • Stranding and Bunching
  • Rewinding and Spooling
  • Polishing & Cleaning

To find out how KPW can help you with your special wire needs, send an enquiry using the form on the contact page.