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A hard, wear- and corrosion-resistant family of nonferrous alloys of cobalt (20-65), chromium (11-32), and tungsten (2-5); resistance to softening is exceptionally high at high temperature.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



the general name for a group of cobalt-base hard- facing alloys containing chromium, tungsten, silicon, and other elements. Stellites are characterized by great hardness, which is retained at high temperatures, and by resistance to wear and corrosion. The alloys are either fused on the working surface of parts (valve seats, gas-turbine blades) or used in the form of finished castings, which are polished prior to use as instruments. There is a large group of Stellite-like alloys in which cobalt is replaced by nickel.

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Resharpening, repair, and Stellite welding services are also offered for solid rotors.
Stellite will perform on heavy cutting operations at medium to low speeds.
Star performance Gary Bartley's confident success on Stellite Shorter and sweeter " If they don't get home, they get stuffed, it's as simple as that" - trainer David Barron on the lack of stamina shown by La Zamora over 6f last time at Doncaster, following the filly's win over the minimum trip yesterday Which brother to a multiple Group 1 winner caused a shock in the apprentice handicap?
The stiff hike in the weights for that win was fully justified and, if Stellite is in the same form today, he looks sure to go well.
"Stellite is a late-maturing horse and the soft ground was a big help.
Others to follow Ayr: 6.30 Instructor, 7.00 Seafield Towers, 7.30 Mystic Man, 8.30 Neil's Legacy, 9.00 Stellite.
This looks easy enough to sort out as most have something against them, including, among those drawn low, Stellite (fast ground and shorter trip) and Robwillcall (no cheekpieces).
Wolverhampton: 11.10 Vlasta Weiner, 11.40 Stellite, 12.10 Melograno, 1.40 Sweetwater.
Stellite 1.25 Wolverhampton Back to lay 4 Improved effort on his Polytrack debut last time 4 Drop in trip ideal 4 Nicky Mackay had a tremendous record when teaming up with Jim Goldie last year The market suggested connections were unsure about both the switch in surface and longer trip here last time, but Stellite travelled like a dream, hit the front running away and traded very short before running out of stamina.
Stellite (3.50 Southwell, nap) Has run well on all three starts in banded company, winning twice, including over seven furlongs on today's course.
Southwell: 2.00 Platinum Charmer, 2.30 Torrent, 3.00 Tojoneski, 3.30 Stellite.