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Cobalt

Symbol Co
Boiling Point 2870º C
Melting Point 1495 º C

The Range of Products we usually stock.

  • Cobalt cathodes

Physical Propertiess

It is brittle and hard with properties similar to those of iron. It is ductile but only moderately malleable.

Appearance

Cobalt is a hard grey metal that looks much like iron and nickel.

Uses
Cobalt is used in the preparation of magnetic, wear-resistant and high strength alloys. Smalte (Cobalt silicate glass) and cobalt blue gives a distinctive deep blue color to glass, ceramics, inks, paints and varnishes. Cobalt-60 is a commercially important radio isotope, used as a tracer and in the production of gamma rays for industrial use.