Cobalt Plate

High Purity Co Metal Plates
CAS 7440-48-4

Product Product Code Order or Specifications
(2N) 99% Cobalt Plate CO-M-02-PL Contact American Elements
(2N5) 99.5% Cobalt Plate CO-M-025-PL Contact American Elements
(3N) 99.9% Cobalt Plate CO-M-03-PL Contact American Elements
(3N5) 99.95% Cobalt Plate CO-M-035-PL Contact American Elements
(4N) 99.99% Cobalt Plate CO-M-04-PL Contact American Elements
(5N) 99.999% Cobalt Plate CO-M-05-PL Contact American Elements

Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No Beilstein
Re. No.
Co 7440-48-4 24881980 104730 MFCD00010935 231-158-0 N/A [Co] InChI=1S/Co GUTLYIVDDKVIGB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Mol. Wt. Appearance Density Tensile Strength Melting Point Boiling Point Thermal Conductivity Electrical Resistivity Eletronegativity Specific Heat Heat of Vaporization Heat of Fusion MSDS
58.93 Gray 8.9 gm/cc N/A 1495°C 2870°C 1.0 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K 6.24 microhm-cm @ 20°C 1.8 Paulings 0.109 Cal/g/K @ 25°C 93 K-cal/gm atom at 2870°C 3.64 Cal/gm mole Safety Data Sheet

See research below. American Elements specializes in producing Cobalt as plates in various thicknesses and sizes. Most plates are cast for use in coating and thin film Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) and Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) processes including Thermal and Electron Beam (E-Beam) Evaporation, Low Temperature Organic Evaporation, Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD), Organometallic and Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) for specific applications such as fuel cells and solar energy. Thicknesses start at 0.25" for all metals. Materials are produced using crystallization, solid state and other ultra high purification processes such as sublimation. American Elements specializes in producing custom compositions for commercial and research applications and for new proprietary technologies. American Elements also casts any of the rare earth metals and most other advanced materials into rod, bar or plate form, as well as other machined shapes and through other processes such as nanoparticles (See also application discussion at Nanotechnology Information and at Quantum Dots) and in the form of solutions and organometallics. We also produce Cobalt as rods, powder and plates. Other shapes are available by request.

Cobalt(Co) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolCobalt (atomic symbol: Co, atomic number: 27) is a Block D, Group 9, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 58.933195.Cobalt Bohr Model The number of electrons in each of cobalt's shells is 2, 8, 15, 2 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d7 4s2The cobalt atom has a radius of 125 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 192 pm. Cobalt was first discovered by George Brandt in 1732. In its elemental form, cobalt has a lustrous gray appearance. Cobalt is found in cobaltite, erythrite, glaucodot and skutterudite ores. Elemental Cobalt Cobalt produces brilliant blue pigments which have been used since ancient times to color paint and glass. Cobalt is a ferromagnetic metal and is used primarily in the production of magnetic and high-strength superalloys. Co-60, a commercially important radioisotope, is useful as a radioactive tracer and gamma ray source. The origin of the word Cobalt comes from the German word "Kobalt" or "Kobold," which translates as "goblin," "elf" or "evil spirit." For more information on cobalt, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of cobalt products, visit the Cobalt Information Center.

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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 Cobalt

  • Hui Fan, Michael Keane, Prabhakar Singh, Minfang Han, Electrochemical performance and stability of lanthanum strontium cobalt ferrite oxygen electrode with gadolinia doped ceria barrier layer for reversible solid oxide fuel cell, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 268, 5 December 2014
  • Panpan Xu, Ke Ye, Dianxue Cao, Jichun Huang, Tong Liu, Kui Cheng, Jinling Yin, Guiling Wang, Facile synthesis of cobalt manganese oxides nanowires on nickel foam with superior electrochemical performance, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 268, 5 December 2014
  • Hee-Je Kim, Su-Weon Kim, Chandu V.V.M. Gopi, Soo-Kyoung Kim, S. Srinivasa Rao, Myeong-Soo Jeong, Improved performance of quantum dot-sensitized solar cells adopting a highly efficient cobalt sulfide/nickel sulfide composite thin film counter electrode, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 268, 5 December 2014
  • Xuefei Gong, J.P. Cheng, Fu Liu, Li Zhang, Xiaobin Zhang, Nickel–Cobalt hydroxide microspheres electrodepositioned on nickel cobaltite nanowires grown on Ni foam for high-performance pseudocapacitors, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 267, 1 December 2014
  • Pouyan Paknahad, Masoud Askari, Milad Ghorbanzadeh, Application of sol–gel technique to synthesis of copper–cobalt spinel on the ferritic stainless steel used for solid oxide fuel cell interconnects, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 266, 15 November 2014
  • Alexander Schenk, Christoph Grimmer, Markus Perchthaler, Stephan Weinberger, Birgit Pichler, Christoph Heinzl, Christina Scheu, Franz-Andreas Mautner, Brigitte Bitschnau, Viktor Hacker, Platinum–cobalt catalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction in high temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cells – Long term behavior under ex-situ and in-situ conditions, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 266, 15 November 2014
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  • Songying Liu, Ling Zhou, Liyuan Yao, Liya Chai, Li Li, Guo Zhang, Kankan, Keying Shi, One-pot reflux method synthesis of cobalt hydroxide nanoflake-reduced graphene oxide hybrid and their NOx gas sensors at room temperature, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 612, 5 November 2014
  • M.B. Lourenço, M.D. Carvalho, P. Fonseca, T. Gasche, G. Evans, M. Godinho, M.M. Cruz, Stability and magnetic properties of cobalt nitrides, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 612, 5 November 2014
  • Pankaj Kandwal, Prasanta Kumar Mohapatra, A highly efficient solvent system containing chlorinated cobalt dicarbollide in NPOE—Dodecane mixture for effective transport of radio-cesium from acidic wastes, Journal of Membrane Science, Volume 469, 1 November 2014
  • M.P. Popov, I.A. Starkov, S.F. Bychkov, A.P. Nemudry, Improvement of Ba0.5Sr0.5Co0.8Fe0.2O3-d functional properties by partial substitution of cobalt with tungsten, Journal of Membrane Science, Volume 469, 1 November 2014
  • Murat Rakap, Hydrogen generation from the hydrolytic dehydrogenation of ammonia borane using electrolessly deposited cobalt–phosphorus as reusable and cost-effective catalyst, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 265, 1 November 2014
  • L. Ajroudi, N. Mliki, L. Bessais, V. Madigou, S. Villain, Ch. Leroux, Magnetic, electric and thermal properties of cobalt ferrite nanoparticles, Materials Research Bulletin, Volume 59, November 2014
  • R. Ramchandra Kiran, R.A. Mondal, Sandhya Dwevedi, G. Markandeyulu, Structural, magnetic and magnetoelectric properties of Nb substituted Cobalt Ferrite, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 610, 15 October 2014
  • Jie Hou, Zhiwen Zhu, Jing Qian, Wei Liu, A new cobalt-free proton-blocking composite cathode La2NiO4+d–LaNi0.6Fe0.4O3-d for BaZr0.1Ce0.7Y0.2O3-d-based solid oxide fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 264, 15 October 2014
  • Alamgir, Wasi Khan, Shabbir Ahmad, A.H. Naqvi, Formation of self-assembled spherical-flower like nanostructures of cobalt doped anatase TiO2 and its optical band-gap, Materials Letters, Volume 133, 15 October 2014
  • Mehdi Salehi, Mehdi Amirnasr, Soraia Meghdadi, Kurt Mereiter, Hamid R. Bijanzadeh, Ali Khaleghian, Synthesis, characterization, and X-ray crystal structure of cobalt(III) complexes with a N2O2-donor Schiff base and ancillary ligands. Spectral, antibacterial activity, and electrochemical studies, Polyhedron, Volume 81, 15 October 2014
  • T.L. Oliveira, L.H.G. Kalinke, E.J. Mascarenhas, R. Castro, F.T. Martins, J.R. Sabino, H.O. Stumpf, J. Ferrando, M. Julve, F. Lloret, D. Cangussu, Cobalt(II) and copper(II) assembling through a functionalized oxamate-type ligand, Polyhedron, Volume 81, 15 October 2014
  • Piotr Garczarek, Jan Janczak, Marek Duczmal, Jerzy Zon, The synthesis, structure and magnetic properties of two cobalt phosphonate salts, Polyhedron, Volume 81, 15 October 2014
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