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Erbium Spooled Wire

Erbium Spooled Wire is an addition to Goodfellow's range of bolts. Available in multiple diameters and lengths, Erbium Spooled Wire is a malleable metal known for its high ductility and moderate hardness. The wire is commonly used in specialized welding applications and as a doping agent to enhance optical properties of glass fibers for telecommunication networks. With its unique properties, Erbium Spooled Wire broadens Goodfellow's selection of wires for use in scientific research and industrial manufacturing.
Length: 0.1M
Technical Name: Erbium
Formula: Er
Percentage Purity: 99.9%
Density: 9.1g/cm³
CAS Number: 7440-52-0
Product Shape: Spooled
Temper: Hard
Diameter: 1mm
UOM Code: 874-702-53
SKU: 1000077229
Product Code: ER00-WR-000110


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Material Properties for Metals

Atomic Properties
Element Value
Atomic number 68
Crystal structure Hexagonal close packed
Electronic structure Xe 4f¹² 6s²
Valences shown 3
Atomic weight( amu ) 167.26
Thermal neutron absorption cross-section( Barns ) 160
Natural isotope distribution( Mass No./% ) 166/ 33.4
Natural isotope distribution( Mass No./% ) 162/ 0.1
Natural isotope distribution( Mass No./% ) 168/ 27.0
Natural isotope distribution( Mass No./% ) 170/ 15.0
Natural isotope distribution( Mass No./% ) 167/ 22.9
Natural isotope distribution( Mass No./% ) 164/ 1.6
Atomic radius - Goldschmidt( nm ) 0.175
Ionisation potential( No./eV ) 2/ 11.93
Ionisation potential( No./eV ) 1/ 6.10
Mechanical Properties
Element Value
Material condition Polycrystalline
Poisson's ratio 0.207
Bulk modulus( GPa ) 41.8
Tensile modulus( GPa ) 73.3
Hardness - Vickers( kgf mm⁻² ) 70
Tensile strength( MPa ) 292
Yield strength( MPa ) 292
Electrical Properties
Element Value
Electrical resistivity( µOhmcm ) 86@20@20°C
Temperature coefficient( K⁻¹ ) 0.00201@0-100°C
Physical Properties
Element Value
Boiling point( C ) 2863
Density( gcm⁻³ ) 9.051@20°C
Thermal Properties
Element Value
Melting point( C ) 1529
Latent heat of evaporation( J g⁻¹ ) 1680
Latent heat of fusion( J g⁻¹ ) 103
Specific heat( J K⁻¹ kg⁻¹ ) 168@25°C
Thermal conductivity( W m⁻¹ K⁻¹ ) 14.5@0-100°C
Coefficient of thermal expansion( x10⁻⁶ K⁻¹ ) 9.2@0-100°C
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