Capacitor Quality Tantalum (TaK) Wire

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Description

Tantalum with a particularly high surface quality (TaK).

This material data has been provided by Plansee.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValue

Neutron capture cross-section

23.0 °C

0 m²

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Thermal

PropertyValue

Crystallization temperature

900 - 1450 °C

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Melting point

2996 °C

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Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Electron work function

23.0 °C

4.3 eV

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Superconductive transition temperature

-268.65 °C

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Acoustical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Sound speed, longitudinal

23.0 °C

4100 m/s

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Sound speed, transversal

23.0 °C

2900 m/s

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueComment

Tantalum

99.95 %

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min

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

This type of tantalum is used in wire form in tantalum capacitors. High capacitance, low leakage currents and low resistances can only be guaranteed using wires that are free of surface defects and impurities.

Corrosion properties

Outstanding resistance against aqueous solutions and metal melts.

Other

This material has excellent cold ductility, superconductivity and a high level of biocompatibility.