Hafnium is found in small quantities in the different zirconium minerals. Hafnium is a silvery metal that is highly ductile in its pure form and it is mostly used in core technology. With its high neutron capture property, hafnium is used to regulate the nuclear reaction in nuclear reactors.
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- Good resistance to chemical exposures
- Large neutron capture property for nuclear applications
- Light technology components
- As an alloying element of superalloys
- Hard coatings
- Optical coatings
- Plasma cutters
ASTM standards of hafnium
ASTM B737 (hafnium rod and wire)
ASTM B776 (hafnium strip, plate)