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Manufacturing Methods and Applications of Titanium Clad Steel Plates

Jun 20 , 2024

In modern industrial materials, titanium clad steel plates have gradually become a hot spot in materials science research due to their unique properties and wide range of applications. This article will provide a detailed explanation of the manufacturing methods of titanium clad steel plates and explore their applications in different fields.

Explosive Welding Method

First, a certain distance is maintained between the two metal plates, and then an appropriate amount of explosives is placed on top. The explosive is detonated from one end with a speed of thousands of meters per second, causing the titanium plate to collide with the substrate steel plate at an angle. At the collision point, the substrate steel plate and the titanium plate exhibit fluid behavior due to the extremely high deformation speed and ultra-high pressure. The oxide films and gas adsorption layers on the surfaces of the two metals are expelled as metal jets, and the clean surfaces bond instantly.

Thick Plate Rolling Method

The thick plate rolling method initially assembles the titanium plate (composite material) and the steel plate (substrate) into an embedded slab. At this time, a suitable intermediate embedding material is placed between the titanium plate and the steel, and then electron beam welding is used in a high vacuum. Finally, after heating in a heating furnace, the assembly is strongly rolled to the desired thickness on a thick plate rolling mill, effectively bonding the titanium plate and the steel plate. The periphery is then cut, separating it into 2 plates.

Continuous Hot Rolling Method

The continuous hot rolling method is basically the same as the thick plate rolling method, except that a steel plate is added between the two plates. Arc welding is conducted under atmospheric conditions, and finally, continuous rolling is performed on a continuous hot rolling mill to the required thickness, with the result taken out in coil form. The periphery is then cut, separating it into 2 plates.

Application Fields

Equipment Field

In the equipment field, the main applications include chemical equipment for phthalic acid manufacturing equipment, and titanium condenser tube plates for power plants. This field is the pillar industry for titanium clad steel plates. Titanium-steel composite plates are also used in bleaching treatment tanks in paper mills and sodium hypochlorite caustic soda treatment tanks in wastewater treatment plants.

Marine Civil Engineering Field

With the economic development, there is increasing use of sea areas for facilities related to distribution, transportation, and urban functions, extending from the shallow waters of inland seas and bays to the deeper waters of the open sea. Titanium-steel composite plates have excellent corrosion resistance,emit very few ions in seawater environments,are non-toxic, do not pose an environmental pollution risk, and are therefore the preferred material for marine structures.

In summary, titanium clad steel plates have become an indispensable part of modern industrial materials due to their unique manufacturing methods and wide range of applications. With ongoing technological advancements and expanded applications, titanium clad steel plates will demonstrate their unique value in more fields.