The following uses for bismuth are gathered from a number of sources as well as from anecdotal comments. I'd be delighted to receive corrections as well as additional referenced uses (please use the feedback mechanism to add uses).
- used in producing malleable irons
- as a catalyst for making acrylic fibres
- the metal is used as a thermocouple material (has highest negativy known)
- carrier for uranium fuel in nuclear reactors
- fire detection, extinguishing systems