Structural Features and Properties of Biocompatible Ti-Based Alloys with β-Stabilizing Elements

  • K. V. SmyrnovaEmail author
  • Alexander D. Pogrebnjak
  • L. G. Kassenova
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


Nowadays titanium-based alloys are widely used in various spheres, such as metallurgy, aerospace, aircraft industries, and medicine. Recent research has demonstrated that proper heat treatment and the addition of elements, stabilizing β phase, the properties of commercially pure (CP) Ti can be successfully modified application as an implant material. The paper discusses the titanium-based alloys containing Ta, Nb, and Zr, their preparation techniques, and the influence of these elements on their microstructure, biocompatibility, mechanical properties, and corrosion resistance. Furthermore, this article examines current information about recent achievements in designing β-type titanium alloys.


Biocompatibility Titanium alloys Mechanical properties Superelasticity 



This research was carried out under the aegis of Science Committee of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the framework of the targeted financing program “Targeted scientific and technical program of the D. Serikbayev East Kazakhstan State Technical University, focused on the development of new types of products for fabrication at the leading industrial enterprises of the East Kazakhstan region” for 2017–2019 years, and was supported by the budget program of Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine “Multilayer and multicomponent coatings with adaptive behavior in wear and friction conditions” (No. 0118U003579).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. V. Smyrnova
    • 1
    Email author
  • Alexander D. Pogrebnjak
    • 1
  • L. G. Kassenova
    • 2
  1. 1.Sumy State UniversitySumyUkraine
  2. 2.The Kazakh University of Economics, Finance and International TradeAstanaRepublic of Kazakhstan

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