Nb is the only refractory element that can withstand high temperatures with density comparable to steel. This unique property has attracted space industry since space age. Recently this alloy is increasingly popuplar for AM industry for producing rocket engine parts.

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Nominal Composition:
  • Nb Bal
  • Hf 10%
  • Ti 1%
Technical Info:
  • Density 8.85 g/cc
  • High thermal conductivity
  • High mechanical strength and stability over a huge temperature range from cryogenic to ultrahigh temperatures
  • easily formable


Popular Metals Used with Additive Manufacturing

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