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6242 Titanium

Titanium Alloy

6242 Titanium Alloy

6-2-4-2 Titanium Alloy (TI-6Al-2Sn-4Zr-2Mo-Si) is a weldable, near-alpha titanium alloy offering excellent mechanical strength, stability and creep resistance to temperatures as high as 550°C. Density is 4.54 g/cc³.

Aerospace & Motorsport

The alloy is used in the aerospace sector in the manufacture of airframes and jet engine compressors. With fair weldability, the alloy offers good corrosion resistance. 6242 is also broadly used in motorsport applications.

Corrosion Resistance

6242 titanium also benefits from good corrosion resistance.

Typical Applications

Commercial applications for this engineering material include:

  • Jet engine compressors
  • Airframe structures
  • High performance racing engine components

We stock 6242 in round bar, plate and sheet.

Technical Assistance

Our knowledgeable staff and resident metallurgists will be pleased to assist you further on any technical topic. Smiths Metal Centres Limited also boasts an in-house UKAS Accredited Testing Laboratory which is unique within the multi-metal and plastic stockholding sector. We believe this underlines our total commitment to quality and our ethos of being the complete service provider.

Additional Info

A technical datasheet for 6242 is available in PDF file format. To view and download, please click here.

We offer in-house processing options - for more information, please refer to our processing services.

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