Iran joins list of titanium producing countries

Iran has become one of the countries producing titanium metal, the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said on Saturday, IRNA reports.

It notes that the first contract for the sale of medical titanium rods was signed with one of the companies that manufacture orthopedic implants.

It is also reported that the prototypes of the medical titanium ingots have been manufactured through analysis in accordance with very rigorous medical standards and have successfully passed various stages of quality control.

It emphasizes that this achievement has proven that the efforts and perseverance of these experts are inexhaustible.

One of the most important applications of titanium and its alloys is in medicine and dentistry. It is used in cases such as implants, heart rate monitors, hip or knee replacements, and prostheses.