Author: Cathie Montanez

Why is There No Gasoline Without Rhenium?

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The previous article, Overview of Rhenium, introduces the discovery history of rhenium, physical and chemical properties, and magical rhenium effects. People have tried their best and they only have about 50 tons of rhenium a year. What are they used for? Why is there no gasoline without niobium? The video below will answer you. Rhenium […]

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Overview of the Refractory Metal Rhenium

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It is the latest natural element discovered by mankind; it is only one part per billion in the earth’s crust; its metal element is one of the necessary strategic reserves of various countries; its price is many times higher than that of gold and diamond… What is it? The answer is rhenium metal. Discovery of […]

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What is the Most Refractory Metal in the World?

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In the non-ferrous metal family, tungsten has maintained the title of “High-Temperature Champion” for hundreds of years. The first person in the world to discover tungsten was the Swedish chemist Seler. He first decomposed tungstic acid with acid in 1781 to obtain tungsten. Then, after a period of arduous research, pure metal tungsten was produced […]

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Applications of Titanium Materials in Medical Industry

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Titanium is one of the refractory metals that have varied uses in human life. Because of its unique properties such as high strength, low density, high heat resistance, and anti-corrosion, titanium materials find their way in many industries. It is a well-known fact that the first uses of titanium were in the aerospace industry, where […]

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Why is Zirconium Used in Nuclear Reactors?

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Zirconium is a rare metal with amazing corrosion resistance, high melting point, high hardness, and strength. It is widely used in aerospace, military, nuclear reaction, and atomic energy fields. In the video below, there is an experiment that explains why zirconium is a metal that can be used in nuclear reactors. Initially, zirconium was not […]

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Applications of Tungsten in the Field of Alloys

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Tungsten is a chemical element with the chemical symbol W and atomic number 74. After Carbon, Tungsten has the highest melting point of all elements. Tungsten is among the heaviest metals found on Earth. It has excellent high-temperature mechanical properties, with the lowest expansion coefficient and highest conductivity of all metals, which has been widely […]

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Manufacturing Methods of Titanium Rod

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Titanium rods and round bars are made from a corrosion-resistant material that has one of the highest strength-to-weight ratios of all metals. Due to the wear resistance, corrosion resistance, high-temperature resistance and non-magnetic properties of titanium rods, it is used in the main parts of equipment, shaft body, solid parts, mixing shaft, etc. In addition, […]

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How is A Tungsten Crucible Made?

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A tungsten crucible is one of the products of the tungsten metal. As the melting point of tungsten is as high as 3410℃, the tungsten crucible can be divided into spinning, stamping, forging and sintering according to different manufacturing processes. Spinning tungsten crucible Spinning tungsten crucible refers to the tungsten crucible produced by spinning forming. […]

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How is Molybdenum Mined and Processed?

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Molybdenum mining and processing technology have been improving since 1916, when Climax molybdenum was first mined near Leadville, Colo. At present, the main molybdenum mines in the world are distributed in the countries near the American continental divide, such as Canada, the United States, Mexico, Peru, Chile and China, and the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent […]

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3 Main Factors Affecting the Quality of Tungsten Powder

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The quality parameters of tungsten powder are powder size and purity. Although the essence of the growth of tungsten particles is the volatile deposition during the reduction process, there are many influencing factors, including raw materials, hydrogen flow rate and technological conditions. Raw material In the preparation of ultrafine tungsten powder, the selection of powder […]

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