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We stock and supply the following standard forms:
Crucible Foil Lump Powder Rod Sputtering Target Tube Wire
Crucible Foil Lump Powder Rod Sputtering Target Tube Wire
General Description:  

Zirconium was discovered in Berlin, Germany, in 1789 by M.H. Klaproth, but was not isolated until 1824 by J.J. Berzelius in Stockholm, Sweden.

Zirconium is a hard, lustrous, silvery coloured metal which is extracted from its ores (the oxide or zircon, ZrSiO4) by conversion to the tetrahalide followed by reduction with magnesium. The metal is extremely corrosion resistant due to the formation of a stable oxide film and is unaffected by acids (with the exception of HF) and alkalis.

As a result of its corrosion resistance, zirconium is widely used in the chemical industry where corrosive agents are used. Also, due to its excellent high temperature properties, coupled with its low neutron absorption, it is used in the construction of nuclear reactors. The pure metal is also used as a lining in jet engines. Zirconium is used as an alloying element, the resultant alloys having improved mechanical properties.

Zirconium oxide, zirconia (ZrO2), is used as an opacifier in vitreous enamels as well as a pigment. However, the main applications of zirconia make use of its excellent strength and high temperature properties, and it is used to manufacture foundry crucibles, bricks, ceramics and abrasives. It has sufficient strength to enable it to be used to fabricate high precision knife blades.

The chemical properties of zirconium are very similar to those of hafnium. As a result, the normal chemical processes used for the extraction of zirconium will not remove hafnium, which can be present in commercial grades of zirconium at levels as high as 4.5%. A high purity grade of zirconium containing less than 0.01% hafnium is used for nuclear applications.



Technical Data for   Zirconium

Zirconium Foil - Standard Products   Click here to display prices
ZR000070Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.001mm, Purity:99.2%
ZR000080Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.002mm, Purity:99.2%
ZR000090Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.0025mm, Purity:99.2%
ZR000100Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.003mm, Purity:99.2%
ZR000110Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.004mm, Purity:99.2%
ZR000120Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.005mm, Purity:99.2%
ZR000130Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.006mm, Purity:99.2%
ZR000140Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.007mm, Purity:99.2%
ZR000150Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.008mm, Purity:99.2%
ZR000160Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.009mm, Purity:99.2%
ZR000170Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.01mm, Purity:99.2%
ZR000180Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.0125mm, Purity:99.2%
ZR000190Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.015mm, Purity:99.2%
ZR000200Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.02mm, Purity:99.2%
ZR000202Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.01mm, Purity:99.2%
ZR000205Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.016mm, Purity:99.2%
ZR000210Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.025mm, Purity:99.2%, Temper:Annealed
ZR000220Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.05mm, Purity:99.2%, Temper:Annealed
ZR000240Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.075mm, Purity:99.2%, Temper:Annealed
ZR000260Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.1mm, Purity:99.2%, Temper:Annealed
ZR000270Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.125mm, Purity:99.2%, Temper:Annealed
ZR000290Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.2mm, Purity:99.2%, Temper:Annealed
ZR000300Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.25mm, Purity:99.2%, Temper:Annealed
ZR000310Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:0.5mm, Purity:99.2%, Temper:Annealed
ZR000320Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:1.0mm, Purity:99.2%, Temper:Annealed
ZR000321Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:1.0mm, Purity:99.2%, Temper:Annealed, Condition:Hafnium > 0.2%
ZR000350Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:2.0mm, Purity:99.2%, Temper:Annealed
ZR000370Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:3.6mm, Purity:99.2%, Temper:Annealed
ZR000380Zirconium Foil,    
Thickness:7.0mm, Purity:99.2%, Temper:Annealed
Zirconium Foil - Standard Products   Click here to display prices
We stock and supply the following standard forms:
Crucible Foil Lump Powder Rod Sputtering Target Tube Wire
Crucible Foil Lump Powder Rod Sputtering Target Tube Wire