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Titanium Suspension Springs - An Update
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published March 04, 2002 by SAE International in United States
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The technical advantages of titanium suspension springs were demonstrated in 1980. Despite successes in aftermarket and racing applications OEM applications have proved more difficult. Changes in the titanium industry, new alloy technologies and lower cost processing are bringing OEM applications for titanium suspension springs closer to being realized.
This paper reviews the factors that make beta titanium alloys attractive for titanium and also discusses the developments and changes in the titanium industry that makes wider use of titanium suspension springs a real possibility.
|Technical Paper||Titanium Coil Springs for Automotive Suspension Systems|
|Technical Paper||New Technology of Manufacturing for Coil Springs Used in Automotive Suspensions|
|Aerospace Material Specification||Steel, Spring Wire 0.95Cr - 0.22V (0.48 - 0.53C) (SAE 6150) Annealed and Cold Drawn|
CitationFox, S. and Kosaka, Y., "Titanium Suspension Springs - An Update," SAE Technical Paper 2002-01-0675, 2002, https://doi.org/10.4271/2002-01-0675.
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