titanium carbide


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titanium carbide

[tī′tā·nē·əm ′kär‚bīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
TiC Very hard gray crystals insoluble in water, soluble in nitric acid and aqua regia, melts at about 3140°C; used in cermets, arc-melting electrodes, and tungsten-carbide tools.
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The study focuses on the joints, based on chromium carbide base cermets with Ni binder and titanium carbide base cermets with Ni-Mo and Fe-Ni steel binder phase (Table 1).
Taking into account the critical thickness of the coatings of titanium carbide or nitride the calculated thickness of the layers in the multilayer coating of titanium carbide was 3.
In their place are exciting opportunities for products that advance both the manufacturing and medical care industries using materials such as Nitinol, titanium carbide and ultra-hard specialty alloys.
Titanium carbide and aluminium oxide are very hard materials, providing wear resistance, and chemically inert, providing a chemical and heat barrier between tool and chip (Sandwik Coromat, 1994).
The conductive fillers used are titanium carbide and titanium nitride supplied by Ceramyg in the form of submicronic powders having roughly the same conductivity and size distribution (Table 2).
Lieber observed sawtooth titanium carbide nanorods and niobium carbide ones with a helical structure.
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The titanium carbide TiC is characterised by high hardness [5, 6].
It applies hard, wear-resistant tungsten carbide, titanium carbide, and Rockhard electrode material to molds and dies.
The system will also apply titanium carbide to improve performance of solid tungsten carbide inserts used in lathe bits and large milling cutters.