Pyrometallurgy: Roasting, Smelting, Refining & Electrowinning

Pyrometallurgy: Roasting, Smelting, Refining & Electrowinning2017-04-21T02:33:06-04:00
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Can Tungsten, Iridium, Osmium, Chromium, Vanadium, & Pure Silver mix after melting? (No replies)

metallurgyquest
3 months ago
metallurgyquest 3 months ago

The 6 metals in equal amounts. Through the melting method in a foundry. Not the powder method. Or will this end up not mixing and having cracks due to not adhering to the Hume-Rothery rules? And if not an alloy then what will happen once all 6 are put in a foundry and melted together?

Would melting together equal parts of Tungsten, Iridium, Tantalum, Molybdenum, Rhodium, Niobium create a substitutional solid solution or become intermetallic?

I think intermetallic means, in this case, they won't fully mix so you'll see layers and streaks of some of the metals not actually mixed together with the rest. The solid solution would be them mixed like an actual alloy or something.

Purpose is to make a ring.

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