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Tantalum BR SM

Alternative and trade names
Tantalum Bar/Tantalum Rod
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Tantalum Rod/Bar are made of tantalum ingots. It can be used in the chemical industry and oil industry due to its corrosion resistance. This product can be customized by the supplier.

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16.69 g/cm³ at 20 °C


Elastic modulus


186 GPa at 20 °C


Coefficient of thermal expansion


6.3E-6 1/K at 20 °C

Melting point


3017 °C

Specific heat capacity


140 J/(kg·K) at 20 °C

Thermal conductivity


57 W/(m·K) at 20 °C

Technological properties

Application areas

Used in laboratory equipment, as a substitute for platinum, in manufacturing superalloys and electron-beam melting as well as chemical industry and oil industry

Chemical composition

Purity of ≥99.95% or 99.99%

Processing history

It is worked cold from ingot to final diameter. Forging, rolling, swaging, and drawing are used singularly or in combination to reach the desired size.

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All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
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