American Corporation Allegheny Technologies held a presentation of a new titanium alloy, ATI 425®-MIL for the defense industry. The corporation believed that to make him suitable for protection, especially for the armor. ATI 425®-MIL may be subjected to hot and cold rolled, processed into various complex shapes, thus providing more choices for design decisions.
In addition, Allegheny Technologies announced plans to build a new facility for hot-rolled titanium and special alloys. The total project cost is estimated at $ 1.16 billion, its implementation will take approximately four years.
The future plant will specialize in the production of flat-rolled products of titanium and its alloys as well as nickel and zirconium alloys and others.