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Where to buy a sheet of titanium about 2mm thick

  1. Oct 22, 2005 #1
    I need a sheet of titanium about 2mm thick, 50cmx50cm in area. This may seem an odd request, and it is, but where does one go to buy titanium?
     
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  3. Oct 22, 2005 #2
    it grows in my back yard... actually.
     
  4. Oct 22, 2005 #3

    Mk

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  5. Oct 22, 2005 #4
    You can buy Titanium on E BAY? :rofl:
     
  6. Oct 22, 2005 #5
    Holy crap, you can actually buy titanium off ebay.
     
  7. Oct 22, 2005 #6

    Pengwuino

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    oh my god what else can you buy on ebay.

    *searches for plutonium*
     
  8. Oct 22, 2005 #7

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  9. Oct 22, 2005 #8

    Gokul43201

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    I believe McMaster-Carr delivers to Canada.

    www.mcmaster.com

    Type "titanium" into the search box and take it from there.
     
  10. Oct 22, 2005 #9

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  11. Oct 22, 2005 #10
    Thanks! I'll look it over.
     
  12. Oct 22, 2005 #11

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  13. Oct 23, 2005 #12
    i wonder how much http://www.mcmaster.com/ would charge for shipping? for a 24'x24'x0.063' sheet its $240 or$929.50 for strong stuff. thats 0.381mm thinner then 2mm and an extra 11cm longer on length/width

    i live in a small manufacturing city so i can drive out to the industrial part and there are businesses who just order metal for you and ship it to your address, there have got to be a bunch of places that do that in Montreal that would be listed in he yellow pages but i have no idea what they would be under besides just 'metal'

    what's your project though? from what i hear titanium is vary difficult to work with
     
  14. Oct 23, 2005 #13
    2 things: a killer robot and a chesk extensor. And I'm thinking of going with aluminium instead, athough it might not be as strong. The key factor is that it has to be strong and light.
     
  15. Oct 23, 2005 #14

    FredGarvin

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    You may have better luck going with a age hardenable alloy of aluminum. It would be easier to work with, especially if you have to weld. I don't think you'd want to learn just how much fun a Ti fire can be first hand. But without knowing your design criteria, it's tough to give good recommendations.

    If you're interested, start a thread in the engineering forum.
     
  16. Oct 23, 2005 #15

    FredGarvin

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    McMaster has a fantastic web site and on-line ordering. If you give them a call, they will tell you in a heartbeat.
     
  17. Oct 23, 2005 #16

    Gokul43201

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    There's also : http://www.rti-intl.com/ , which has a fab unit in Montreal, but I'm not sure they take small orders.
     
  18. Oct 23, 2005 #17

    Astronuc

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    One can get titanium sheet, pure or alloyed, from Allegheny Technologies -http://www.alleghenytechnologies.com/ludlum/pages/products/xq/asp/T.4/qx/productCategory.html .

    or

    http://www.wahchang.com/wahchang/pages/products/data/titanium.htm

    One could also try Timet, but I had trouble with their website. www.timet.com

    http://www.titanium.com/products/index.cfm
     
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