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superalloy

[soo-per-al-oi] /ˈsu pərˌæl ɔɪ/
noun
1.
an alloy, often with a nickel, nickel-iron, or cobalt base, capable of withstanding very high temperatures, used in jet engines, rockets, etc.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; super- + alloy
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  • The bond coat is applied to the surface of the superalloy to facilitate growth of a resistant oxide layer.
  • Long-term thermal stability of superalloy and refractory metal alloys.

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