H C Starck Tantalum & Niobium has reportedly changed its name to Taniobis.

Taniobis supplies powders and alloys for a range of industries, including automotive, energy, aviation, electronics, chemical and medical technology, the company said. It also supplies tantalum and niobium for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, and tantalum for electrolytic capacitors used in microelectronics.

According to the company, the metal powders are also suitable in the form of biocompatible alloys for the production of patient-specific implants made using 3D printing. Taniobis’ AMtrinsic prealloyed powders have high melting points, higher resistance to corrosion, better resistance to chemicals, and higher thermal and electrical conductivity.

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