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Tartan Details - Titanium

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Titanium" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 10818
Designer: Sim, Steven Patrick
Tartan date: 23/02/2013
Registration date: 25 April 2013
Category: Fashion
Restrictions: Yes. The tartan is designed and owned by Steven Patrick Sim - The Tartan Artisan ® - Copyright © 2013. All weaving, tailoring, and commercial use is managed by the designer. Contact Steve regarding use at: [email protected], or use the email below.

UK IPO Registered Design No. 6104321.
Registration notes: Designed to acknowledge Scotland's world class reputation for innovation, research and development in science, engineering and technology. The tartan also recognises Scotland's strength as a global leader and contributor to the UK's aerospace and bioscience industries - with many international companies based in Scotland. First discovered at the end of the 18th century Titanium (an element represented by the symbol Ti) has the greatest strength to weight ratio of all metals, being the only element possessing the strength of steel, with a weight comparable to that of aluminium. This means it is both very strong and extremely light. This along with its high resistance to corrosion and superior biocompatibility makes Titanium a key element in the advancement of Scotland's aerospace and life-science technologies. The name of the element was derived from the Titans of Greek mythology, famed for their legendary and superior strength. Created by Steven Patrick Sim the Titanium tartan was discovered by extrapolating a thread-count formula from the element's position within the Periodic Table (group 4, period 4) and its atomic number (of 22 atoms). This series of numbers proportionally increased by 3 (as dictated by the 3 main constituent parts of the atom; protons, neutrons, and electrons) resulted in the creation of the tartan's geometry. Colours: the dark grey, grey, light grey and white represent the colours as reflected in the metallic and lustrous element - Titanium. The tartan is universal and is for all organisations, groups and individuals that want to be represented by a modernistic twenty-first century tartan.
Registrant details: Mr Steven Patrick Sim, The Tartan Artisan ®, 8a Church Street, Arbroath, Angus, Scotland, DD11 1JL
[email protected]
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