Tag: Niobium

The Role of Niobium in Superalloys

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The Role of Niobium in Superalloys Refractory elements are important alloying additions in both nickel-base and iron-nickel-base superalloys. They are responsible for the increased high-temperature mechanical properties present in current superalloy systems. In this article, we’ll take a look at the role of niobium in superalloys. It has long been established that nickel-base and iron-nickel-base […]

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Which Elements Have the Highest Melting Point?

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Which Elements Have the Highest Melting Point? As we all know, the melting point is the temperature at which substance converts from solid-state to liquid state. Some of the metals show very high melting points at least 2,000 degrees Celsius, and they also have very high physical strength. These metals are named as refractory metals. […]

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Niobium – A Material for Innovations with Great Future Potential

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Niobium – A Material for Innovations with Great Future Potential In this article, we will introduce niobium, a material for innovations with great future potential. In actual fact, niobium, like all other metals, is gray. However, by applying a passifying oxide layer, we allow our metal to gleam in a beautiful array of colors. Niobium is […]

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How Refractory Metals were Discovered and Developed?

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How Refractory Metals were Discovered and Developed? In today’s article, we’ll take a look at how refractory metals were discovered and developed. Refractory metals are referred to elements or alloys with melting points over 3002℉, such as tungsten, molybdenum, tantalum, niobium, titanium, zirconium, hafnium, vanadium, chromium, rhenium and alloys including tungsten alloys, molybdenum alloys, niobium […]

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