What is titanium?

  • (noun): A light strong gray lustrous corrosion-resistant metallic element used in strong light-weight alloys (as for airplane parts); the main sources are rutile and ilmenite.
    Synonyms: Ti, atomic number 22


Titanium is a chemical element with the symbol Ti and atomic number 22. It has a low density and is a strong, lustrous, corrosion-resistant (including sea water, aqua regia and chlorine) transition metal with a silver color.

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Mineral Industry Of Africa - Commodities - Metals - Titanium
... Although there have been many problems with titanium mining in Africa, it has not been halted by environmental problems due to the polluting nature of processing rutile, a principal titanium ore ... There are now titanium mining mines open in a few countries in Africa ...
Titanium - Precautions
... Titanium is non-toxic even in large doses and does not play any natural role inside the human body ... An estimated quantity of 0.8 milligrams of titanium is ingested by humans each day, but most passes through without being absorbed ... One study indicates a possible connection between titanium and yellow nail syndrome ...
Merlin (bicycles) - History
... Massachusetts in 1986 to manufacture bicycle frames and racing wheelchairs constructed from titanium, being the first to do so ... relationship with Tom Kellogg who helped them design their first 3-2.5 titanium road bicycle frame ... the company was founded, Augspurger left Merlin to found One-Off Titanium in Florence, Massachusetts, a company specializing in experimental and custom-designed ...
Titanium Gold
... In metallurgy, titanium gold (TiAu or AuTi) may refer to an alloy consisting of gold and titanium ...
List Of Balamory Episodes (season 3) - Titanium of Potential
... Every single titanium for potential energy lesson in the nursery ... Archie invents an energy machine with titanium for Miss Hoolie ... Josie Jump, PC Plum and Suzie Sweet does a video diary to energy of titanium ...