Due to the powder metallurgical production process employed, sintered quality tantalum (TaS) is particularly fine-grained and pure. As a result, the material is very easy to work and excels due to its excellent surface quality and robust mechanical properties.
Sound speed, longitudinal clong
4100 m/s at 20 °C
Sound speed, transversal ctrans
2900 m/s at 20 °C
0.5 - 2 mm
Electron work function We
4.3 eV at 20 °C
Superconductive transition temperature Tsuper
16.6 g/cm³ at 20 °C
Neutron capture cross-section σN
0 m² at 20 °C
Available diameters (mm): 0.5; 0.8; 1; 1.5; 2
15 % at 20 °C
Crystallization temperature Tx
900 - 1450 °C
Melting point Tm
Outstanding resistance against aqueous solutions and metal melts.
This material has excellent cold ductility, superconductivity and a high level of biocompatibility.
This material data has been provided by Plansee.