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A Brief History Of Titanium

The metal.

Titanium is a transition metal that was discovered in 1791 by William Gregor. The name “titanium” originates from Greek Mythology, named after the sons of the Earth Goddess, known as the ‘Titans’. As an element, titanium has a variety of uses, you’d be surprised just how many products contain the element!

Titanium was, and always will be, known for its low density to high strength ratio, making it a preferable choice for so many industrial applications.

Periodic table.

Although titanium is the 9th most abundant element in the Earth’s crust, it’s the 4th most abundant metal element! On the periodic table, titanium is an element that can be found amongst the transition metals. It has the atomic symbol “Ti” and an atomic number of 22.

“Metal of choice”.

Needless to say, titanium bars have countless uses in society today, but did you know that they’ve been around for centuries? Ever since the metal was first discovered it has been used to suit various applications including aerospace, chemical processing, industrial, marine, medical, military and sport.

Titanium bars have always been renowned for their versatility and reliability, and this remains the same today! You’ll find that here at Ti-Tek, we supply the titanium bars in a choice of grades and weights, so be sure to choose something suitable!


Ti-Tek is proud suppliers of the titanium bars, suiting the requirements of an extensive range of industries. Titanium is a transition metal that has been used by the medical industry from early on; however, nowadays, it’s frequently used in the human body, providing hip and knee replacements as well as pacemakers and dental implants.

The versatility of the titanium bars dates back to the beginning; combining properties of high strength and low density.

What’s more: titanium is a metal that can easily be alloyed with other elements, making the most of the best properties. Titanium can be alloyed with iron, aluminium and molybdenum to name just a few.

Exposure to oxygen.

Ever wondered what happens when titanium bars are exposed to oxygen? Rather than compromising the quality of the metal, the oxygen creates a layer-like oxide that can prevent corrosion and erosion, enabling you to sustain the metal for longer.

The titanium bars that we supply, here at Ti-Tek are ideal if you’re looking to eliminate the unsightly appearance of scratches and wear and tear; our metals are manufactured to last and to provide you with the best value for money.

Why Titanium bars?

The titanium bars are supplied to suit your specific requirements, we manufacture them to satisfy the most stringent needs. As a lightweight metal, titanium can be used to enhance performance, power, strength and flexibility.

Our lustrous titanium is one of the most durable metals on the market and supplied in a choice of lengths, you needn’t worry about finding a suitable titanium bar.

For more information about the titanium bars, call us on 0121 382 4121 today!

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