1. Material properties of titanium alloy
Titanium alloy has the characteristics of high strength, light weight, corrosion resistance, and good biocompatibility, and is widely used in automobiles, aerospace, medical equipment, chemical industry and other fields. Compared with other metals, titanium alloys have good biocompatibility.
2. Application of titanium alloys in food processing
Food processing equipment manufacturing
Titanium alloys are widely used in the manufacturing of food processing equipment, such as pressure vessels, heat exchangers, pipes, etc. made of titanium alloys. They can withstand high temperatures and pressures during food processing, and have good corrosion resistance and will not cause damage to food. create pollution. In addition, titanium alloys can also be used to manufacture food packaging machinery.
2. Food contact materials
Titanium alloys are far away from carcinogens and have no signs of harming human health. They can be in direct contact with food or become parts close to food. Therefore, titanium alloy materials can be used to manufacture food contact materials, such as knives, blades, etc. made of titanium alloys.
3. Application of titanium alloy in food packaging
1. Canned food
Cans made of titanium alloy can directly contact food without causing contamination to the food. Moreover, titanium alloy cans can prevent the food in the can from being contaminated by oxygen, moisture and other external factors, thus better ensuring food quality.
2. Food preservation bags
Titanium alloy can be used to make food preservation bags, which have good moisture-proof and oxygen-proof functions, thus extending the shelf life of food. In addition, titanium alloy also has the advantages of good processing performance and strong plasticity, making it convenient to make food preservation bags of various shapes and specifications.
Titanium alloy is a high-performance material with wide application prospects in food processing and packaging due to its high strength, corrosion resistance, and good biocompatibility. In the future, with the continuous innovation and development of titanium alloy technology and the continuous expansion of applications, it is believed that titanium alloys will occupy a more important position among food-grade materials.