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Metals Handbook Desk Edition

Edited by
Joseph R. Davis
Joseph R. Davis
Davis & Associates
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ASM International
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-199-3
Publication date:
1998
Book Chapter

Very High Density Metals

By
Kenneth H. Eckelmeyer
Kenneth H. Eckelmeyer
Sandia National Laboratories
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Steven G. Caldwell
Steven G. Caldwell
Teledyne Advanced Materials
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Published:
1998
Page range:
691 - 695

Abstract

Very high density materials are used for such applications as counterweights and radiation shields. This article focuses on the metallurgy, processing, properties, fabrication, design considerations, health and safety considerations, and applications of the most commonly used very high density materials: depleted uranium and tungsten and their alloys.

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Kenneth H. Eckelmeyer, Steven G. Caldwell, 1998. "Very High Density Metals", Metals Handbook Desk Edition, Joseph R. Davis

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