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Titanium/Titanium Alloy Forging Stock

Ingot producers, forge shops and titanium service centers that hold ingot for conversion by contract forge shops will be the primary users of a proposed new ASTM International standard currently being developed by ASTM Committee B10 on Reactive and Refractory Metals and Alloys. WK42957, Specification for Titanium and Titanium Alloy Forging Stock, is being developed by Subcommittee B10.01 on Titanium....


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