Titanium scrap in the UK
Titanium scrap is quite valuable at the metal scrap market nowadays. Titanium scrap recycling has several advantages, as compared to using of raw materials for titanium ingot production. The first one to mention is the lower price of titanium production from recycled scrap and energy efficiency. Also the process of titanium production presents some peculiarities because of its tricky machining, which may be avoided when applying recycling. The next advantage for titanium scrap recycling is an opportunity to preserve natural deposits of this mineral. Nowadays the United Kingdom is one of the leading titanium scrap recyclers.
Titanium scrap prices
Titanium is highly valued due to low density and high strength. It is also highly resistant to corrosion is sea water, aqua regia and chlorine. For these reasons titanium is used in aerospace industry, for saltwater propeller shafts. It is also applied for medical uses, such as joint replacements, in military constructions, etc. Due to its physical properties, titanium scrap has few substitutes, so it is quite valuable at the metal scrap market. Titanium scrap comes mainly from engines and structural components of airplanes, satellites and spacecraft. At British Scrap Metal Portal you may get acquainted with a list of prices for titanium scrap form different suppliers.