Titanium alloys typical in hip-joint replacements are available in blanks cut from bar stock in thicknesses up to 4 in. and grades 6AL-4V titanium and low-oxygen 6AL-4V EL1. Bar and near-net shapes are produced from materials in stock and sold on a turnkey basis. The company also provides specially cut preforms from its water-jet machining facilities for users who want to go directly to the machine shop.
Aerodyne Ulbrich Alloys, 125 S. Satellite Rd., South Windsor, CT 06074, (800) 243-4344.