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Tantalum Powder

Tantalum Powder, particle size uniformity, and good dispersion. Mainly used in electronics-the major use for tantalum, as the metal powder, is in the production of electronic components, mainly capacitors and some high-power resistors, for example, Tantalum electrolytic capacitor. Alloys-Tantalum powder is also used to produce a variety of alloys that have high melting points…..

Tantalum Powder
Product No NRE-8049
CAS No. 7440-25-7
Formula  Ta
Molecular Weight 180.95 g/mol
APS <40 um (can be customized)
Purity 99.9%(metal basis)
Color Grey
Density 16.7 g/cm3
Melting Point 3017 °C
Boiling Point 5458 °C

Tantalum Powder

Tantalum powder, a rare, hard, blue-gray, lustrous transition metal, has several applications owing to its unique properties, including its high melting point, corrosion resistance, and good thermal and electrical conductivity. Here are some of its prominent applications:

Electronics: Tantalum powder is widely used in the electronics industry, especially in the production of capacitors. Tantalum capacitors offer high capacitance, high reliability, and excellent stability over time, making them suitable for use in various electronic devices like mobile phones, computers, and other consumer electronics.

Chemical processing: Tantalum powder is utilized in the chemical industry for various applications, primarily in the production of corrosion-resistant equipment. Its ability to resist corrosion from acids makes it suitable for lining tanks, piping, and other equipment used in the manufacture of various chemicals.

Medical devices: Due to its biocompatibility and resistance to body fluids, tantalum powder is used in the manufacture of medical devices such as surgical instruments and implants. Tantalum-based implants are used in orthopedic applications, including joint replacements and bone repair, owing to their ability to integrate well with bone tissue.

Aviation and aerospace: Tantalum powder finds applications in the aerospace industry, where its high melting point and resistance to corrosion make it suitable for use in components that are subjected to high temperatures and harsh environments, such as in turbine blades and other critical parts of jet engines.

Alloys: Tantalum powder is often used as an alloying element to improve the properties of other metals. Tantalum alloys are known for their high strength, ductility, and corrosion resistance, making them suitable for various industrial applications where these properties are essential.

Superconductors: Tantalum is used in the production of superconductors. When combined with other materials, tantalum helps create superconducting materials that exhibit almost zero electrical resistance, making them ideal for applications in the field of electronics and power transmission.