Calcium Aluminum Alloy

Ca Al


Product Product Code Order or Specifications
(2N) 99% Calcium Aluminum Alloy CA-AL-02 Contact American Elements
(3N) 99.9% Calcium Aluminum Alloy CA-AL-03 Contact American Elements
(4N) 99.99% Calcium Aluminum Alloy CA-AL-04 Contact American Elements
(5N) 99.999% Calcium Aluminum Alloy CA-AL-05 Contact American Elements

Aluminum Alloy is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Calcium (Ca) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolCalcium (atomic symbol: Ca, atomic number: 20) is a Block S, Group 2, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 40.078. The number of electrons in each of Calcium's shells is [2, 8, 8, 2] and its electron configuration is [Ar] 4s2. Calcium Bohr Model The calcium atom has a radius of 197 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 231 pm. Calcium was discovered and first isolated by Sir Humphrey Davy in 1808. It is the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust and can be found in minerals such as dolomite, gypsum, plagioclases, amphiboles, pyroxenes and garnets.Elemental Calcium In its elemental form, calcium has a dull gray-silver appearance. Calcium is a reactive, soft metal that is a member of the alkaline earth elements. It frequently serves as an alloying agent for other metals like aluminum and beryllium; industrial materials like cement and mortar are composed of calcium compounds like calcium carbonate. It is also an biologically essential substance found in teeth, bones, and shells. The name "calcium" originates from the Latin word "calics," meaning lime. For more information on calcium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of calcium products, visit the Calcium Information Center.


Aluminum (Al) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolAluminum, also known as Aluminium, (atomic symbol: Al, atomic number: 13) is a Block P, Group 13, Period 3 element with an atomic weight of 26.9815386. It is the third most abundant element in the earth's crust and the most abundant metallic element.Aluminum Bohr ModelAluminum's name is derived from alumina, the mineral from which Sir Humphrey Davy attempted to refine it from in 1812. It wasn't until 1825 that Aluminum was first isolated by Hans Christian Oersted. Aluminum is a silvery gray metallic metal that possesses many desirable characteristics. It is light, nonmagnetic and non-sparking. It stands second among metals in the scale of malleability, and sixth in ductility. It is extensively used in many industrial applications where a strong, light, easily constructed material is needed. Elemental Aluminum Although it has only 60% of the electrical conductivity of copper, it is used in electrical transmission lines because of its light weight. Pure aluminum is soft and lacks strength, but alloyed with small amounts of copper, magnesium, silicon, manganese, or other elements it imparts a variety of useful properties. Aluminum was first predicted by Antoine Lavoisierin 1787 and first isolated by Friedrich Wöhler in 1827. For more information on aluminum, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of aluminum products, visit the Aluminum Information Center.


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PACKAGING SPECIFICATIONS FOR BULK & RESEARCH QUANTITIES
Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.


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Recent Research & Development for Calcium

  • Cheng-Xiu Li, Yong-Hua Duan, Wen-Cheng Hu, Electronic structure, elastic anisotropy, thermal conductivity and optical properties of calcium apatite Ca5(PO4)3X (X = F, Cl or Br), Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 619, 15 January 2015
  • Marta García-Maté, Angeles G. De la Torre, Laura León-Reina, Enrique R. Losilla, Miguel A.G. Aranda, Isabel Santacruz, Effect of calcium sulfate source on the hydration of calcium sulfoaluminate eco-cement, Cement and Concrete Composites, Volume 55, January 2015
  • Claire E. White, Luke L. Daemen, Monika Hartl, Katharine Page, Intrinsic differences in atomic ordering of calcium (alumino)silicate hydrates in conventional and alkali-activated cements, Cement and Concrete Research, Volume 67, January 2015
  • Linsheng Wan, Liang Yang, Yongming Chen, Lifu Zhao, Hongchao Li, Synthesis of scheelite with wolframite and calcium carbonate by a direct solid-state synthesis route, International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, Volume 48, January 2015
  • Prasanna Padigi, Gary Goncher, David Evans, Raj Solanki, Potassium barium hexacyanoferrate – A potential cathode material for rechargeable calcium ion batteries, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 273, 1 January 2015
  • Stefan Schafföner, Christos G. Aneziris, Harry Berek, Björn Rotmann, Bernd Friedrich, Investigating the corrosion resistance of calcium zirconate in contact with titanium alloy melts, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Volume 35, Issue 1, January 2015
  • E.J.C. Davim, M.H.V. Fernandes, A.M.R. Senos, Increased surface area during sintering of calcium phosphate glass and sodium chloride mixtures, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Volume 35, Issue 1, January 2015
  • K. Illkova, P. Dobroň, F. Chmelík, K.U. Kainer, J. Balík, S. Yi, D. Letzig, J. Bohlen, Effect of aluminium and calcium on the microstructure, texture, plastic deformation and related acoustic emission of extruded magnesium–manganese alloys, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 617, 25 December 2014
  • Muhammad Naeem Ashiq, Raheela Beenish Qureshi, Muhammad Aslam Malana, Muhammad Fahad Ehsan, Synthesis, structural, magnetic and dielectric properties of zirconium copper doped M-type calcium strontium hexaferrites, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 617, 25 December 2014
  • Yan Vivian Li, Lawrence M. Cathles, Retention of silica nanoparticles on calcium carbonate sands immersed in electrolyte solutions, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Volume 436, 15 December 2014

Recent Research & Development for Aluminum

  • Jung-Ryul Lee, Jae-Kyeong Jang, Mijin Choi, Cheol-Won Kong, Visualization and simulation of a linear explosive-induced pyroshock wave using Q-switched laser and phased array transducers in a space launcher composite structure, Optics & Laser Technology, Volume 67, April 2015
  • Jia Liu, Shichun Jiang, Yan Shi, Yulin Kuang, Genzhe Huang, Hong Zhang, Laser fusion–brazing of aluminum alloy to galvanized steel with pure Al filler powder, Optics & Laser Technology, Volume 66, March 2015
  • Arash Ahmadivand, Saeed Golmohammadi, Surface plasmon resonances and plasmon hybridization in compositional Al/Al2O3/SiO2 nanorings at the UV spectrum to the near infrared region (NIR), Optics & Laser Technology, Volume 66, March 2015
  • Jin Wang, Hui-Ping Wang, Xiaojie Wang, Haichao Cui, Fenggui Lu, Statistical analysis of process parameters to eliminate hot cracking of fiber laser welded aluminum alloy, Optics & Laser Technology, Volume 66, March 2015
  • Ying Qi, Hongxia Qi, Qinxin Wang, Zhou Chen, Zhan Hu, The influence of double pulse delay and ambient pressure on femtosecond laser ablation of silicon, Optics & Laser Technology, Volume 66, March 2015
  • G.F. Sun, K. Wang, R. Zhou, Z.P. Tong, X.Y. Fang, Effect of annealing on microstructure and mechanical properties of laser deposited Co-285+WC coatings, Optics & Laser Technology, Volume 66, March 2015
  • B.S. Yilbas, C. Karatas, Halil Karakoc, B.J. Abdul Aleem, S. Khan, N. Al-Aqeeli, Laser surface treatment of aluminum based composite mixed with B4C particles, Optics & Laser Technology, Volume 66, March 2015
  • Paolo Mazzoleni, Fabio Matta, Emanuele Zappa, Michael A. Sutton, Alfredo Cigada, Gaussian pre-filtering for uncertainty minimization in digital image correlation using numerically-designed speckle patterns, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Volume 66, March 2015
  • Chia-Hung Hung, Fuh-Yu Chang, Tien-Li Chang, Yu-Ting Chang, Kai-Wen Huang, Po-Chin Liang, Micromachining NiTi tubes for use in medical devices by using a femtosecond laser, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Volume 66, March 2015
  • Cong Liu, Xingyi Zhang, Jun Zhou, Youhe Zhou, The coherent gradient sensor for thin film curvature measurements in multiple media, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Volume 66, March 2015