Tantalum Products

Atomic Number: 73
Atomic Symbol: Ta
Atomic Weight: 180.88
Melting Point: 2996℃
Density:16.6 g/cm3
Description: Hard, silver-white metal. Tantalum commercially is classified into Tantalum carbide, Tantalum oxide, Tantalum powder and Tantalum fabricated sheets, plates, rods, wires. Tantalum carbide has very high hardness like other carbides, is used for cutting tools. Tantalum oxide is for camera lenses, special films and some optical applications. The most important use of tantalum powder is electronic industry as tantalum capacitors.
Metal tantalum products are often used for
Sputtering targets
Chemical process equipment
Cathodes protection systems for steel structures such as bridges, water tanks
Prosthetic devices for humans - hips, plates in the skull
Suture clips
Corrosion resistant fasteners, i.e. screws, nuts, bolts
High temperature furnace parts. High temperature alloys for air and land based turbines