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The metal was isolated in pure form ( 1910 ) by the New Zealand - born U.S.
metallurgist Matthew A. Hunter by ... After 1947 titanium changed from a
laboratory curiosity to an important structural metal commercially produced by the
Assaying tion and later became part of the kingdom of by " touch ” was one of the
earliest methods France . Toul lost its bishopric late in the 18th employed to
assess the quality of precious century but gained increasing importance as a
Both names , tungsten and wolfram , have been used for the metal since the
century of discovery , though everywhere ... Among metals it has the highest
melting point , the highest tensile strength at temperatures over 1650 ° C , and
the lowest ...
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