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Titanium 6-2-4-2 vs. AWS BNi-10

Titanium 6-2-4-2 belongs to the titanium alloys classification, while AWS BNi-10 belongs to the nickel alloys. There are 19 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (13, in this case) are not shown. Please note that the two materials have significantly dissimilar densities. This means that additional care is required when interpreting the data, because some material properties are based on units of mass, while others are based on units of area or volume.

For each property being compared, the top bar is titanium 6-2-4-2 and the bottom bar is AWS BNi-10.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
200
Poisson's Ratio 0.32
0.29
Shear Modulus, GPa 40
76
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 950
600

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 400
330
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1590
1110
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1540
970
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 540
440
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 9.5
11

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 42
80
Density, g/cm3 4.6
9.4
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 32
11
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 520
160
Embodied Water, L/kg 210
230

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13
12
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 34
21
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 57
18
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 46
17
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 67
19

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 5.5 to 6.5
0 to 0.050
Boron (B), % 0
2.0 to 3.0
Carbon (C), % 0 to 0.050
0.4 to 0.55
Chromium (Cr), % 0
10 to 13
Cobalt (Co), % 0
0 to 0.1
Hydrogen (H), % 0 to 0.015
0
Iron (Fe), % 0 to 0.25
2.5 to 4.5
Molybdenum (Mo), % 1.8 to 2.2
0
Nickel (Ni), % 0
57.2 to 67.1
Nitrogen (N), % 0 to 0.050
0
Oxygen (O), % 0 to 0.15
0
Phosphorus (P), % 0
0 to 0.020
Selenium (Se), % 0
0 to 0.0050
Silicon (Si), % 0.060 to 0.12
3.0 to 4.0
Sulfur (S), % 0
0 to 0.020
Tin (Sn), % 1.8 to 2.2
0
Titanium (Ti), % 83.7 to 87.2
0 to 0.050
Tungsten (W), % 0
15 to 17
Zirconium (Zr), % 3.6 to 4.4
0 to 0.050
Residuals, % 0 to 0.4
0 to 0.5