Titanium is a little more difficult to work than silver but with
practice it is fine with ordinary tools.
and careful pressure control, constantly inserting and removing the
drill to clear the swarf and to allow the lubricant to penetrate. Use
a liquid such oil of wintergreen or an industrial lubricant. Burrs
need lots of wax to keep then cool.
Sawing needs to be done with lots of vertical action with very
little forward pressure, let the teeth do the work! Use candle wax as
I would not recommend using abrasive cutters as it will grind them
down very fast.
Use a facemask or good ventilation or work under running water.
Otherwise filing is ok.
It cuts like butter on a lathe, a bit of lubrication helps.
Clear swarf constantly and dont try to burn it as it burns at very
Rod or wire will not burn and is excellent for picks and tweesers.
Solder will not stick to titanium and its high melting point gives it
an advantage over steel.
Good for acid tongs too.
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