Chapter 10. Metal-Metalloids (Hard Metals)

  1. John J. Gilman

Published Online: 23 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470446836.ch10

Chemistry and Physics of Mechanical Hardness

Chemistry and Physics of Mechanical Hardness

How to Cite

Gilman, J. J. (2009) Metal-Metalloids (Hard Metals), in Chemistry and Physics of Mechanical Hardness, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470446836.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470226520

Online ISBN: 9780470446836

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Keywords:

  • nitrides having NaCl crystal structure;
  • “hard metals” - small atoms at center of first row of Periodic Table;
  • diborides - hardest of transition-metal borides

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Carbides

  • Tungsten Carbide

  • Borides

  • Titanium Diboride

  • Rare Metal Diborides

  • Hexaborides

  • Boron Carbide (Carbon Quasi-Hexaboride)

  • Nitrides

  • References