tantalum


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a hard grey lustrous metallic element that is highly resistant to corrosion

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The heat exchangers in Alfa Laval's new tantalum range are stainless steel heat exchangers that have undergone a unique treatment where a thin layer of tantalum is metallurgically bonded to all surfaces exposed to corrosive media.
With the restart and expansion of major tantalum mines worldwide, the supply is anticipated to see significant growth.
In Estonia plasmochemical production of niobium and tantalum is using an environmentally friendly technology.
About half of the world's tantalum is used in the electronics industry to manufacture capacitors and circuit board connectors for mobile phones, personal computers, digital cameras and electronic systems for vehicles.
Geological survey, tantalum capacitors accounted for more than 60 percent of the tantalum consumption, and the total value of the metal imported was $122 million in 2009.
By the second half of 2009, the tantalum market faces a period of uncertainty that will, quite possibly, remain until 2012, according to Roskill Information Services.
As far as tantalum has high affinity to oxygen and carbon, application for its melting of oxide materials or graphite causes its strong contamination with impurities.
At their Pakegama Lake rare metals property in the Red Lake district, the Ontario Geological Survey spent two summers there, and much effort was spent identifying both large size and high concentrations of tantalum, cesium, rubidium, and lithium.
Late last month, tantalum was trading at around $450/lb.
In the NIST work, it was found that a thin layer of tantalum, obliquely deposited, has a textured roughness that can have a strong effect on a magnetic layer deposited on top of it.
Reported by the company to be the world's smallest voltage regulators for use with ceramic capacitors, the S-814 and S-817 series are also capable of operating tantalum or electrolytic capacitors.
AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has developed two new high-reliability SMD tantalum chip capacitor series for use in European aerospace applications.
27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Tantalum Wire Industry Report 2014" report to their offering.
At the Kenticha Tantalum Mine, Ethiopian Privatization and Public Enterprises Supervisory Agency agreed the proposal tabled for the construction of a tantalum processing plant.