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Ti-10V-2Fe-3Al (UNS designation R56410), also known as Ti 10-2-3, is a non-ferrous near-beta titanium alloy featuring an excellent combination of strength, ductility, fracture toughness and high cycle fatigue strength. It is typically used in the aerospace industry for critical aircraft structures, such as landing gear. [1]

In metallurgy, a non-ferrous metal is a metal, including alloys, that does not contain iron (ferrite) in appreciable amounts.

Titanium alloys are metals that contain a mixture of titanium and other chemical elements. Such alloys have very high tensile strength and toughness. They are light in weight, have extraordinary corrosion resistance and the ability to withstand extreme temperatures. However, the high cost of both raw materials and processing limit their use to military applications, aircraft, spacecraft, bicycles, medical devices, jewelry, highly stressed components such as connecting rods on expensive sports cars and some premium sports equipment and consumer electronics.


Ductility is a measure of a material's ability to undergo significant plastic deformation before rupture, which may be expressed as percent elongation or percent area reduction from a tensile test. According to Shigley's Mechanical Engineering Design significant denotes about 5.0 percent elongation. See also Eq. 2–12, p. 50 for definitions of percent elongation and percent area reduction. Ductility is often characterized by a material's ability to be stretched into a wire.


Ti-10V-2Fe-3Al Chemistry [2]

V AL Fe O C N H Y Ti Remainder Each Remainder Total
Min 9 2.6 1.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Max 11 3.4 2.22 .13 .05 .05 .015 .005 Balance .1 .3

Ti-10V-2Fe-3Al Markets [3]

Ti-10V-2Fe-3Al Applications [4]

Ti-10V-2Fe-3Al Specifications [5]

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