Scandium Mesh

High Purity Sc Mesh
CAS 7440-20-2

Product Product Code Order or Specifications
(2N) 99% Scandium Mesh SC-M-02-GZ Contact American Elements
(3N) 99.9% Scandium Mesh SC-M-03-GZ Contact American Elements
(4N) 99.99% Scandium Mesh SC-M-04-GZ Contact American Elements
(5N) 99.999% Scandium Mesh SC-M-05-GZ Contact American Elements

Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No Beilstein
Re. No.
Sc 7440-20-2 24855801 23952 MFCD00016323 231-129-2 N/A [Sc] InChI=1S/Sc SIXSYDAISGFNSX-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
44.96 Silvery 2985 kg/m³ N/A 1541 °C 2830 °C 0.158 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K 61.0 microhm-cm @ 22°C 1.3 Paulings 0.133 Cal/g/K @ 25°C 81 K-Cal/gm atom at 2831°C 3.80 Cal/gm mole Safety Data Sheet

High purity MeshAmerican Elements specializes in producing high purity uniform shaped Scandium Mesh which can be used as screen or gauze. Our standard Metal mesh sizes range from 0.75 mm to 1 mm to 2 mm diameter with strict tolerances (See ASTM requirements) and alpha values (conductive resistance) for uses such as gas detection and thermometry tolerances (Also see Nanoparticles) . Please contact us to fabricate custom wire alloys and gauge sizes. 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. See safety data and research below and pricing/lead time above. We also produce Scandium as powder, ingot, pieces, pellets, disc, granules and in compound forms, such as oxide. Other shapes are available by request.

Scandium (Sc) and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolScandium (atomic symbol: Sc, atomic number: 21) is a Block D, Group 3, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 44.955912. The number of electrons in each of Scandium's shells is [2, 8, 9, 2] and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d1 4s2. Scandium Bohr Model The scandium atom has a radius of 162 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 216 pm.Scandium was predicted by Dmitri Mendeleev in 1871 and actually discovered and isolated by Lars Nilson in 1879. One of the transition metals, scandium has a silvery-white appearance in its elemental form which oxidizes to yellow or pinkish upon contact with air.Elemental Scandium It is occasionally included in the classification of the rare earth elements. Scandium is found in concentrated amounts in the minerals euxenite, gadolinite and thortveitite; however, due to the difficulties in the preparation of metallic scandium, global trade of the pure metal is very limited. The origin of the name scandium comes from the Latin word 'scandia' meaning Scandinavia. For more information on scandium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of scandium products, visit the Scandium 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 Scandium

  • Ussadawut Patakham, Chaowalit Limmaneevichitr, Effects of iron on intermetallic compound formation in scandium modified Al–Si–Mg Alloys, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 616, 15 December 2014
  • Bushra Fatima, Sunil Singh Chouhan, Nikita Acharya, Sankar P. Sanyal, Theoretical prediction of the electronic structure, bonding behavior and elastic moduli of scandium intermetallics, Intermetallics, Volume 53, October 2014
  • Jie Chen, Min Luo, Ning Ye, Syntheses, characterization and nonlinear optical properties of sodium–scandium carbonate Na5Sc(CO3)4·2H2O, Solid State Sciences, Volume 36, October 2014
  • Atsushi Suzuki, Takeo Oku, Role of scandium atom in ScxY3-xN@C80(CF3)n (n = 0, 2) on nuclear quadrupole interaction, electric field gradient and asymmetric parameters, Microelectronic Engineering, Volume 126, 25 August 2014
  • Yinlin Lei, Qi Su, Jue Chen, Yunjie Luo, Synthesis, characterization of cationic half-sandwich scandium mono(silylamide) complexes and their unexpected reactivity toward C-Cl s bond activation of chlorobenzene, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, Available online 12 August 2014
  • A. Birsan, Electronic structure and magnetism of new scandium-based full Heusler compounds: Sc2CoZ (Z = Si, Ge, Sn), Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 598, 15 June 2014
  • Kevin R.D. Johnson, Paul G. Hayes, Yttrium and scandium complexes of a bulky bis(phosphinimine)carbazole ligand, Inorganica Chimica Acta, Available online 12 June 2014
  • Rekha Mann, Kiranmala Laishram, Renu Gautam, Suman Shakya, Neelam Malhan, Scandium ion doped yttrium oxide transparent ceramic from nitrate alanine microwave combustion synthesized nanopowders, Ceramics International, Volume 40, Issue 5, June 2014
  • N.Q. Tuan, A.M.P. Pinto, H. Puga, L.A. Rocha, J. Barbosa, Effects of substituting ytterbium for scandium on the microstructure and age-hardening behaviour of Al–Sc alloy, Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 601, 17 April 2014
  • Ilya Taydakov, Andrey Vaschenko, Yuri Strelenko, Alexey Vitukhnovsky, An unexpected electro-luminescent properties of scandium(III) heteroaromatic 1,3-diketonate complex, Inorganica Chimica Acta, Volume 414, 1 April 2014
  • Yu-Chih Tzeng, Chih-Ting Wu, Hui-Yun Bor, Jain-Long Horng, Mu-Lin Tsai, Sheng-Long Lee, Effects of scandium addition on iron-bearing phases and tensile properties of Al–7Si–0.6Mg alloys, Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 593, 21 January 2014
  • Rafael González-Hernández, Gustavo Martínez, William López-Perez, Jairo Arbey Rodriguez, Structural stability of scandium on nonpolar GaN () and () surfaces: A first-principles study, Applied Surface Science, Volume 288, 1 January 2014
  • Fusheng Pan, Mingbo Yang, Liang Cheng, Retraction notice to “Effects of minor scandium on as-cast microstructure, mechanical properties and casting fluidity of ZA84 magnesium Alloy” [Mater. Sci. Eng. A 527 (2009) 1074–1081], Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 587, 10 December 2013
  • Li Tian, Shuxian Wang, Kui Wu, Baolin Wang, Haohai Yu, Huaijin Zhang, Huaqiang Cai, Hui Huang, Thermal, spectroscopic and laser properties of Nd3+ in gadolinium scandium gallium garnet crystal produced by optical floating zone method, Optical Materials, Volume 36, Issue 2, December 2013
  • N. Arikan, A. Iyigör, A. Candan, S. Ugur, Z. Charifi, H. Baaziz, G. Ugur, Structural, elastic, electronic and phonon properties of scandium-based compounds ScX3 (X = Ir, Pd, Pt and Rh): An ab initio study, Computational Materials Science, Volume 79, November 2013
  • R. Awad, A. Al-Zein, M. Roumie, I.H. Ibrahim, Synthesis and Characterization of Tl-1223 Substituted by Scandium, Journal of Materials Science & Technology, Volume 29, Issue 11, November 2013
  • Ussadawut Patakham, Julathep Kajornchaiyakul, Chaowalit Limmaneevichitr, Modification mechanism of eutectic silicon in Al–6Si–0.3Mg alloy with scandium, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 575, 25 October 2013
  • Samuel Couillaud, Marina Kirikova, Warda Zaïdi, Jean-Pierre Bonnet, Samuel Marre, Cyril Aymonier, Junxian Zhang, Fermin Cuevas, Michel Latroche, Luc Aymard, Jean-Louis Bobet, Supercritical fluid chemical deposition of Pd nanoparticles on magnesium–scandium alloy for hydrogen storage, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 574, 15 October 2013
  • Xiangnan Li, Xuening Jiang, Hongxia Xu, Qiuli Xu, Lei Jiang, Yuchao Shi, Qingyu Zhang, Scandium-doped PrBaCo2-xScxO6-d oxides as cathode material for intermediate-temperature solid oxide fuel cells, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 38, Issue 27, 10 September 2013
  • C. Saidi, N. Chaaben, A. Bchetnia, A. Fouzri, N. Sakly, B. El Jani, Growth of scandium doped GaN by MOVPE, Superlattices and Microstructures, Volume 60, August 2013