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Hafnium - Periodic Table of Videos

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The team at periodicvideos has created a TED-Ed Lesson for every element of the periodic table. Hafnium, with the symbol Hf, is element number 72.

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For all the basics about hafnium, check out the Visual Elements Periodic Table.
For amazing photos and facts about hafnium, check out The Elements by Theodore Gray.
Some superalloys, used for special applications, contain hafnium. C103, which consists of 89% Nb, 10% Hf and 1% Ti is an alloy used for liquid rocket thruster nozzles, such as those found in the main engine of the Apollo lunar modules.

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