Titanium Metal Markets

  • Commercial aerospace – Core material used in the construction of commercial aircraft
  • Industrial – Used extensively due to its corrosion and chemical resistance properties:
    • Chemical processing plants
    • Power generation for water cooling
    • Oil and gas for seawater and storage
    • Marine, particularly for cooling water system using seawater
    • Desalination for industrial and drinking water
    • The non-ferrous metallurgical sector
  • Defence – used in construction of military aircraft, combat vehicles, submarines, aircraft carriers and tanks. However, high raw material costs, demand uncertainty and budget cuts can impact the defence segments consumption.
  • Emerging – Largest growth is in emerging applications such as medical and dental, architecture and consumer goods including sporting equipment.