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Foil Lump Microfoil Powder Rod Single Crystal Sputtering Target Wire
Foil Lump Microfoil Powder Rod Single Crystal Sputtering Target Wire
General Description:  

Vanadium was discovered in Mexico City in 1801 by A.M. del Rio, and was rediscovered in 1831 by N.G. Selfström in Falun, Sweden.

Vanadium is a soft, shiny, silvery metal which can be found in many different minerals, including some crude oils. It has an abundance of 160 ppm in the earth's crust and can be isolated after conversion to the pentoxide, V2O5, followed by direct reduction with aluminum. High purity metal can be obtained by the van Arkel process in which the iodide is decomposed on a hot filament under vacuum. Pure vanadium resists corrosion due to the formation of a protective oxide film on its surface; it is attacked by concentrated acids but not by fused alkalis.

The principal use for vanadium is as an alloying constituent, particularly in steels where it is introduced as ferrovanadium, an alloy of iron and vanadium. The addition of vanadium to steels removes occluded oxygen and nitrogen, thus improving the materials' strength. A typical vanadium content would be 0.5% max.

   
 

   

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V 002059Vanadium Single Crystal,    
Oriented:(110), Diameter:6mm, Length:10mm, Purity:99.99%
V 002060Vanadium Single Crystal,    
Oriented:(110), Diameter:6mm, Length:25mm, Purity:99.99%
V 002061Vanadium Single Crystal,    
Oriented:(110), Diameter:6mm, Length:50mm, Purity:99.99%
V 002110Vanadium Single Crystal,    
Oriented:(100), Thickness:2mm, Diameter:12mm, Purity:99.99%, Condition:Unpolished
 
V 002111Vanadium Single Crystal,    
Oriented:(100), Thickness:2mm, Diameter:12mm, Purity:99.99%, Condition:Polished on 1 side to 1 micron
V 002112Vanadium Single Crystal,    
Oriented:(110), Thickness:2mm, Diameter:12mm, Purity:99.99%, Condition:Unpolished
V 002113Vanadium Single Crystal,    
Oriented:(110), Thickness:2mm, Diameter:12mm, Purity:99.99%, Condition:Polished on 1 side to 1 micron
V 002119Vanadium Single Crystal,    
Oriented:(110), Diameter:12mm, Length:10mm, Purity:99.99%
V 002120Vanadium Single Crystal,    
Oriented:(110), Diameter:12mm, Length:25mm, Purity:99.99%
 
V 002121Vanadium Single Crystal,    
Oriented:(110), Diameter:12mm, Length:50mm, Purity:99.99%
Vanadium Single Crystal - Standard Products   Click here to display prices
We stock and supply the following standard forms:
Foil Lump Microfoil Powder Rod Single Crystal Sputtering Target Wire
Foil Lump Microfoil Powder Rod Single Crystal Sputtering Target Wire

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