(source: https://www.rsc.org/periodic-table/element/104/rutherfordium)

Rutherfordium is one of the elements claimed in a surface coating which resists wear in mechanical components such as gears: Systems and Methods Implementing Wear-Resistant Copper-Based Materials (2019).

Another application of rutherfordium is described as its use in a conductive and wear resistant coating for fuel cells: Coating For The Surface Of An Article And Process For Forming The Coating (2019).

Rutherfordium is cited as a metal ion in a modified Y zeolite: A Metal Modified Y Zeolite, Its Preparation And Use (2015).


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