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Grain refinement of Al-Si alloys by Nb-B inoculation

The Charles Hatchett Award is important to identify new applications and markets for Niobium. Introduced over 40 years ago, the Charles Hatchett Award is sponsored by CBMM Niobium and recognizes the best published research on the science and technology of Niobium. The annual award brings together technical experts from around the world and the winning paper is selected by a panel of international experts. This Charles Hatchett Award 2016 winners video introduces the research on the grain refinement of Al-Si Alloys by Nb-B inoculation, including concept development and its effect on binary alloys and subsequent application in commercial Aluminum alloys.