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Metal Matrix Composite and Titanium Property Comparison 
 

Property

Titanium

Ti-6-2-4-2

Titanium

Matrix

Composite

(TMC)

MetPreg ®

 

Metal Matrix Composite

Density (lb/in3)

0.164

0.142

0.116

Ultimate Tensile Strength, Longitudinal (ksi)

135

245

210

Young’s Modulus, Longitudinal (Msi)

17

29

33

Ultimate Tensile Strength, Transverse (ksi)

135

58

15

Young’s Modulus, Transverse (Msi)

17

21

12

Compression Strength (ksi)

135

> 650

> 500

High-Cycle Fatigue, Longitudinal

R=0.1, 30 Hz

> 107 cycles @ 70 ksi

> 107 cycles @ 77 ksi

> 107 cycles @ 100 ksi

Tensile Strength at 600°F (ksi)

80

200

179

Tensile Strength at 1000°F (ksi)

NA

Unknown

168

Approximate Material Cost ($/lb)

150

800

100

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