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zirconium

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  • n  a lustrous grey strong metallic element resembling titanium; it is used in nuclear reactors as a neutron absorber; it occurs in baddeleyite but is obtained chiefly from zircon

  • The company handles specialty alloys such as titanium and zirconium, as well as grain-oriented electrical steel used in the energy, power and aerospace industries.
  • The zirconium oxide was liquefied.
  • National Distillers will bring to the merger its new $24 million plant for titanium and zirconium sponge and a cushioning $22,650,000 Atomic Energy Commission contract for .
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  • Immersion Separator safely collects metal dusts.
    Featuring heavy-duty stainless steel construction, Model NA250 is designed for environments using explosive, impact-sensitive, or glowing materials that may contain ignition source, including aluminum, magnesium, zirconium, and titanium. System collects particles entering vacuum and immediately mixes them in turbulent liquid bath. From there, moving air and liquid are rapidly forced onto ...
    June 14, 2013 - ThomasNet
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  • Joseph Cirincione in RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
    Cirincione cautioned that many "technological challenges" remain: "They actually had not produced a final zirconium yet despite years of trying. This is a plant that they had started in 1990 s with Chinese assistance. Nor they had been able to...

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