Refractory metals are extremely resistant to heat, corrosion and wear. These properties make them useful in many applications.
The five refractory metals are:
Refractory metals are used in many applications such as:
- Nuclear reaction
- Control rods
- Balancing weights
- Applications requiring their chemical or electrical properties
For the production of Refractory metals, the process of powder metallurgy is used. Powders are pressed and sintered. Parts are further fabricated into wire, rod, bar, sheet, foil, crucible or parts as per drawing and specification.