Separately, the company announced that it will supply about 12 metric tons of niobium-titanium
low-temperature superconducting material for the Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research (KSTAR) project in Korea.
Bruker EAS GmbH in Germany manufactures and sells over 20,000 miles of niobium-titanium
(NbTi) and niobium-tin (Nb3Sn) LTS wire annually.
CEA will provide the raw materials Tituliare niobium and niobium-titanium
necessary to achieve cavities.
4 million in niobium-titanium
(NbTi) wire that the company's wire manufacturing division, IGC Advanced Superconductors, will supply directly to CERN, the European organization for nuclear research.
Each pipe is surrounded by magnet coils made out of cables containing tens of thousands of superconducting niobium-titanium
filaments, each filament about one-sixth the diameter of a human hair.
Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:ATI) announced that ATI Wah Chang is increasing prices by 4% to 9%, effective with new orders beginning March 12, 2004, on zirconium, hafnium, niobium, titanium, niobium-titanium
, vanadium and related alloys.
Using around 130 tonnes of niobium-tin and niobium-titanium
superconducting strands, it will produce 33 kilometers of wires for the windings of the coils.
will supply nearly 2 million feet of niobium-titanium
(NbTi) cable for CERN, the cooperative nuclear particle physics research effort of several European nations.