A Rational Approach to Welding Titanium

K.L.C. Legg, D.C.Ae., B.Sc., A.M.I.Mech.E., A.F.R.Ae.S. (Structural Development Engineer, Short Bros. and Harland)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Publication date: 1 November 1955


SUCCESSFUL welding of commercially pure titanium and its alloys has, so far, been difficult to achieve, and this is largely due to the affinity this metal has for embrittling constituents, e.g. hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and carbon, at high temperatures.


Legg, K. (1955), "A Rational Approach to Welding Titanium", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 27 No. 11, pp. 371-375. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb032623

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