ASTM B863-99a

    Standard Specification for Titanium and Titanium Alloy Wire

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers titanium and titanium alloy wire as follows:

    1.1.1 Grade 1 -Unalloyed titanium, low oxygen,

    1.1.2 Grade 2 -Unalloyed titanium, standard oxygen,

    1.1.3 Grade 3 -Unalloyed titanium, medium oxygen,

    1.1.4 Grade 4 -Unalloyed titanium, high oxygen,

    1.1.5 Grade 5 -Titanium alloy (6% aluminum, 4% vanadium),

    1.1.6 Grade 6 -Titanium alloy (5% aluminum, 2.5% tin),

    1.1.7 Grade 7 -Unalloyed titanium plus 0.12% to 0.25% palladium, standard oxygen,

    1.1.8 Grade 9 -Titanium alloy (3% aluminum, 2.5% vanadium),

    1.1.9 Grade 11 -Unalloyed titanium plus 0.12% to 0.25% palladium, low oxygen,

    1.1.10 Grade 12 -Titanium alloy (0.3% molybdenum, 0.8% nickel),

    1.1.11 Grade 13 -Titanium alloy (0.5% nickel, 0.05% ruthenium),

    1.1.12 Grade 14 -Titanium alloy (0.5% nickel, 0.05% ruthenium),

    1.1.13 Grade 15 -Titanium alloy (0.5% nickel, 0.05% ruthenium),

    1.1.14 Grade 16 -Unalloyed titanium plus 0.04% to 0.08% palladium, standard oxygen,

    1.1.15 Grade 17 -Unalloyed titanium plus 0.04% to 0.08% palladium, low oxygen,

    1.1.16 Grade 18 -Titanium alloy (3% aluminum, 2.5% vanadium) plus 0.04% to 0.08% palladium,

    1.1.17 Grade 19 -Titanium alloy (3% aluminum, 8% vanadium, 6% chromium, 4% zirconium, 4% molybdenum),

    1.1.18 Grade 20 -Titanium alloy (3% aluminum, 8% vanadium, 6% chromium, 4% zirconium, 4% molybdenum) plus 0.04% to 0.08% palladium,

    1.1.19 Grade 21 -Titanium alloy (15% molybdenum, 3% aluminum, 2.7% niobium, 0.25% silicon),

    1.1.20 Grade 23 -Titanium alloy (6% aluminum, 4% vanadium with extra low interstitial elements, ELI),

    1.1.21 Grade 24 -Titanium alloy (6% aluminum, 4% vanadium) plus 0.04% to 0.08% palladium,

    1.1.22 Grade 25 -Titanium alloy (6% aluminum, 4% vanadium) plus 0.3% to 0.8% nickel and 0.04% to 0.08% palladium,

    1.1.23 Grade 26 -Unalloyed titanium plus 0.08 to 0.14% ruthenium,

    1.1.24 Grade 27 -Unalloyed titanium plus 0.08 to 0.14% ruthenium,

    1.1.25 Grade 28 -Titanium alloy (3% aluminum, 2.5% vanadium) plus 0.08 to 0.14% ruthenium, and

    1.1.26 Grade 29 -Titanium alloy (6% aluminum, 4% vanadium with extra low interstitial elements, ELI) plus 0.08 to 0.14% ruthenium.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials

    E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications

    E539 Test Method for Analysis of Titanium Alloys by X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry

    E1409 Test Method for Determination of Oxygen and Nitrogen in Titanium and Titanium Alloys by the Inert Gas Fusion Technique

    E1447 Test Method for Determination of Hydrogen in Titanium and Titanium Alloys by Inert Gas Fusion Thermal Conductivity/Infrared Detection Method

    E1941 Test Method for Determination of Carbon in Refractory and Reactive Metals and Their Alloys by Combustion Analysis

    E2371 Test Method for Analysis of Titanium and Titanium Alloys by Direct Current Plasma and Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (Performance-Based Test Methodology)

    E2626 Guide for Spectrometric Analysis of Reactive and Refractory Metals

    AWS Standard

    AWS A5.16/A5.16M-2 Specification for Titanium and Titanium Alloy Welding Electrodes and Rods


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.150.50 (Titanium products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31152307(Titanium or titanium alloy wire)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0863-99A

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