6242 Titanium Alloy is a weldable, near-alpha titanium alloy offering excellent mechanical strength, stability and creep resistance to temperatures as high as 550°C. 6-2-4-2 (TI-6AL-2SN-4ZR-2MO-SI) offers superior corrosion resistance with fair weldability. The product has a density of 4.54 g/cc; Smiths High Performance can supply the material to you in round bar sheets and plates. The nominal hardness of 6242 titanium alloy is 34 HRC.
The material is used throughout high-tech industry in such market sectors as motorsport and commercial aerospace with applications including precision racing engine parts and hot section gas turbine components such as discs, impellers and turbines. Sheet metal components such as afterburner cans and hot airframe components also benefit from Ti 6242 usage.
Specific applications for 6242 include:
The alloy offers numerous beneficial performance characteristics:
We are a leading stockholder and supplier of high-performance engineering materials to the motorsport sector. We are supply partners in a range of specialist motorsport markets including Formula 1, Formula E, NASCAR, MOTO GP, WEC & WRC.