Alternate Names: Grade 5 Titanium, 6-4 Titanium
Description: 6AL-4V is the most common alloy of Titanium. As an alloyed Grade of Titanium, it is strengthened by the inclusion of roughly 6% Aluminum and 4% Vanadium. It is known as an alpha-beta Titanium alloy, containing both alpha and beta phases at room temperature. 6AL-4V typically comes in the Annealed condition, but it can be strengthened by heat treatment, such as Solution Treating and Aging. 6AL-4V offers good weldability. Overall, 6AL-4V exhibits high strength, light weight, and corrosion resistance, which make it an excellent choice for applications in aerospace, medical, oil and gas, marine, and recreational industries.
Machinability: The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) determined a rating system of machinability of different materials. 160 Brinell B1112 steel was arbitrarily assigned a machinability rating of 100%. Using this as a comparable standard, ratings less than 100% are more challenging to machine, and ratings more than 100% are easier to machine. Titanium 6AL-4V is rated at 22% of B1112. Low cutting speeds, heavy feed rates, sharp tools, and ample cutting fluid are prescribed.
6AL-4V Titanium is available in the following Product Forms:
Round Bar (Rod), Rectangular Flat Bar (Block), Plate, and Sheet.
6AL-4V Titanium is available in the following Specifications:
|AMS 4911||AMS 4928||AMS 4965|
|AMS 4967||AMS 6930||AMS 6931|
|AMS-T-9046 (AB-1 6AL4V)||AMS-T-9047 (6AL-4V)||MIL-T-9046 (AB-1 6AL-4V)|
|MIL-T-9047 (6AL-4V)||ASTM B348 (Grade 5)||ASTM B265 (Grade 5)|
|ASTM F1472||DMS 1592||DMS 1570|
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