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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, New York .
Written in English


  • Boron compounds.,
  • Borides.,
  • Refractory materials.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by V. I. Matkovich ; editorial board, G. V. Samsonov, P. Hagenmuller, T. Lundstrom.
ContributionsMatkovich, V. I., 1924-
LC ClassificationsQD181.B1 B66
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 656 p. :
Number of Pages656
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4538817M
ISBN 10038708181X
LC Control Number77005056

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The nitrides and especially the borides have lower resistivity. Select 6 - Carbides of Group VI: Chromium, Molybdenum, and Tungsten Carbides boron nitride has the highest melting point and is more refractory than boron carbide. On the other hand, silicon nitride is not as refractory as silicon carbide. Coatings of refractory carbides. Carbides, nitrides and borides are families of related refractory materials. Traditionally they have been employed in applications associated with engineering ceramics where either high temperature strength or stability is of primary importance. In recent years there has been a growing awareness of. Boron is a chemical element with the symbol B and atomic number 5. Produced entirely by cosmic ray spallation and supernovae and not by stellar nucleosynthesis, it is a low-abundance element in the Solar System and in the Earth's crust. Boron is concentrated on Earth by the water-solubility of its more common naturally occurring compounds, the borate opes: α-, β-rhombohedral, β-tetragonal (and more). Boron carbide materials can also be found in many precision tools, and it is used as an antioxidant for refractory compositions, e.g., carbon containing bricks and slide-gates.

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