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A Plasma-Arc Technique for the Spectrochemical Determination of Titanium and Zirconium in Molybdenum

  • James H. Muntz
Conference paper
Part of the Developments in Applied Spectroscopy book series (DAIS, volume 4)

Abstract

A plasma-arc technique has been developed for the spectrochemical determination of titanium and zirconium in molybdenum alloys. Titanium is determined in the 0.25–1.5% range and zirconium in the 0.05–0.4% range with an overall precision of about ±5% and an accuracy which approaches the precision. Sensitivity for the zirconium determination is achieved by using high gas flow and high amperage. Molybdenum is used as the internal standard and a background correction is necessary to produce a straight-line analytical curve for zirconium over the concentration range of interest.

Keywords

Molybdenum Alloy Spectrochemical Analysis High Amperage Unalloyed Molybdenum Molybdenum Solution 
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© Chicago Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • James H. Muntz
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  1. 1.Air Force Materials LaboratoryWright-Patterson Air Force BaseUSA

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