Tag: Hafnium

What Hafnium is Used For

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Hafnium occurs in zirconium ores. Because this metal must be removed from “reactor grade” zirconium, the production of hafnium is largely dependent on zirconium production, as discussed later. Its melting point is 4032 F. However, it has not been available in sufficiently large quantities to have any extensive elevated-temperature applications other than in control rods […]

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