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U.S. Vanadium calls for government help

Says tariffs would help break reliance on foreign suppliers Metal Tech News – August 26, 2020

 

Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:46pm

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U.S. Air Force; Airman 1st Class Isaac Johnson

Aircraft, such as this F-35A Lightning II fighter at the Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska, take advantage of the superior strength-to-weight ratio offered by titanium-vanadium alloys.

U.S. Vanadium Holding Company LLC, an Arkansas-based producer of high-purity vanadium pentoxide, is urging the United States government to take steps to bolster domestic production of vanadium.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, roughly 94% of the titanium used in the U.S. last year went into stronger, lighter, and more durable steels and other alloys.

Vanadium-alloyed steels are used in...



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