Vitallium


Vitallium

Vitallium is a trademark for an alloy of 60% cobalt, 20% chromium, 5% molybdenum, and traces of other substances. The alloy is used in dentistry because of its light weight and resistance to corrosion. It is also used for components of turbochargers because of its thermal resistance.

External links

* [http://www.dentalarticles.com/products/20330.html Articles on Vitallium from DentalArticles.com]
* [http://history.nasa.gov/SP-4306/ch3.htm NASA article mentioning Vitallium in turbochargers]


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  • Vitallium — ist eine Metalllegierung, die sich größtenteils aus Kobalt, Chrom und Molybdän zusammensetzt. Die Legierung wird hauptsächlich für Implantate und die Schaufeln von Gasturbinen verwendet. Der bekannteste Hersteller von Vitallium ist International… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • vitallium — VITÁLLIUM s.n. (chim.) Aliaj pe bază de crom, cobalt şi molibden. [pr.: li um] – Din engl., fr. vitallium. Trimis de ana zecheru, 22.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  vitállium s. n.(sil. li um) Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • Vitallium — ● Vitallium nom masculin (nom déposé) Alliage de cobalt, de chrome et de molybdène, utilisé pour la fabrication de prothèses en chirurgie orthopédique et en dentisterie …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Vitallium — [vī tal′ē əm] trademark for a corrosion resistant alloy of cobalt, chromium, and molybdenum, used for dentures, in bone surgery and prosthetics, in castings, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Vitallium — /vuy tal ee euhm/, Trademark. a brand name for an alloy of cobalt, chromium, and molybdenum, having various dental and surgical applications. * * * …   Universalium

  • Vitallium — Vi·tal·li·um vī tal ē əm trademark used for a cobalt chromium alloy of platinum white color used esp. for cast dentures and prostheses * * * n. Trademark an alloy of chromium and cobalt that is used in instruments, prostheses, surgical appliances …   Medical dictionary

  • Vitallium — Смотри Виталлиум …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • Vitallium — Vi·tal·li·um …   English syllables

  • Vitallium — n. trade name for an alloy of chromium and cobalt that is used in instruments, prostheses, surgical appliances, and dentures …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Vitallium — vīˈtalēəm trademark used for a cobalt chromium alloy of platinum white color used especially for cast dentures, prostheses, and industrial castings …   Useful english dictionary


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