Rare Earth Metal - Cobalt (Co 27)

Rare Industrial Metal - Cobalt


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Co 27
58.9332 amu
8.9 g/cm3
1,495 Degrees C 2,927 Degrees C
375 kJ/mol
Metallic Bluish Grey

Key Industries for Cobalt

  • Battery Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing of Cathodes for X-Rays
  • Manufacturing of Alloys
Key Applications for Cobalt

  • Superalloys
  • Increasing wear and heat resistance of alloyed and high-alloy steels
  • Heat-resistant paints and pigments
  • Is used as a drying additive for paints and varnishes
  • Radioisotopes
  • Trace elements in medicine
  • Alloy component of implants, turbine blades and chemical equipment

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