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Zirconium Slugs

High Purity Zr Slugs
CAS 7440-67-7

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(2N) 99% Zirconium Slugs ZR-M-02-SL Request Quote
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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No Beilstein
Re. No.
Zr 7440-67-7 24865177 23995 MFCD00011303  N/A N/A [Zr] InChI=1S/Zr QCWXUUIWCKQGHC-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
91.22 White 6506 kg/m³ 230 MPa 1852 °C 3580 °C 0.227 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K  40.0 microhm-cm @ 20 oC °C 1.4 Paulings  0.0671 Cal/g/K @ 25 oC °C 120 K-Cal/gm atom at 4377 °C 5.50 Cal/gm mole  Safety Data Sheet

American Elements specializes in producing high purity uniform shaped Zirconium Slugs with the highest possible density High Purity Slugsand smallest possible average grain sizes for use in semiconductor, 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), Metallic-Organic and Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD). Our standard Pellet sizes range from 1/8" x 1/8" to 1/4" x 1/4" and 3 mm diameter. We can also provide Slugs outside this range for ultra high purity thin film applications, such as fuel cells and solar energy layers. 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 nanoparticles. 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. See safety data and research below and pricing/lead time above. We also produce Zirconium as rod, ingot, powder, pieces, disc, granules, wire, and in compound forms, such as oxide. Other shapes are available by request.

Zirconium (Zr) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbol Zirconium (atomic symbol: Zr, atomic number: 40) is a Block D, Group 4, Period 5 element with an atomic weight of 91.224. Zirconium Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of Zirconium's shells is 2, 8, 18, 10, 2 and its electron configuration is [Kr] 4d2 5s2. The zirconium atom has a radius of 160 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 186 pm. Zirconium was discovered by Martin Heinrich Klaproth in 1789 and first isolated by Jöns Jakob Berzelius in 1824. Elemental ZirconiumIn its elemental form, zirconium has a silvery white appearance that is similar to titanium. Zirconium's principal mineral is zircon (zirconium silicate). Zirconium is commercially produced as a byproduct of titanium and tin mining and has many applications as a opacifier and a refractory material. It is not found in nature as a free element. The name of zirconium comes from the mineral zircon, the most important source of zirconium, and from the Persian wordzargun, meaning gold-like. For more information on zirconium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of zirconium products, visit the Zirconium element page.

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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 Zirconium

  • Electrochemical Film Deposition of the Zirconium Metal-Organic Framework UiO-66 and Application in Miniaturized Sorbent Trap. Ivo Stassen, Mark J Styles, Tom R.C. Van Assche, Nicolo Campagnol, Jan Fransaer, Joeri F.M. Denayer, Jin-Chong Tan, Paolo Falcaro, Dirk E. De Vos, and Rob Paolo Ameloot. Chem. Mater.: February 16, 2015
  • Ceria Doped with Zirconium and Lanthanide oxides to Enhance Solar Thermochemical Production of Fuels. Friedemann Call, Martin Roeb, Martin Schmuecker, Christian Sattler, and Robert Pitz-Paal. J. Phys. Chem. C: February 10, 2015
  • Strain-Tunable One Dimensional Photonic Crystals Based on Zirconium Dioxide/Slide-Ring Elastomer Nanocomposites for Mechanochromic Sensing. Irene R. Howell, Cheng Li, Nicholas S. Colella, Kohzo Ito, and James J. Watkins. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: January 26, 2015
  • Probing Reactive Platinum Sites in UiO-67 Zirconium Metal–Organic Frameworks. Sigurd Øien, Giovanni Agostini, Stian Svelle, Elisa Borfecchia, Kirill A. Lomachenko, Lorenzo Mino, Erik Gallo, Silvia Bordiga, Unni Olsbye, Karl Petter Lillerud, and Carlo Lamberti. Chem. Mater.: January 7, 2015
  • Zirconium-Catalyzed Desymmetrization of Aminodialkenes and Aminodialkynes through Enantioselective Hydroamination. Kuntal Manna, Naresh Eedugurala, and Aaron D. Sadow. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: January 2, 2015
  • Trinuclear Zirconium Polyhydride ({Cp*Zr(BH3CH3)}(?-H)2{Cp*Zr(BH3CH3)}(?-H){Cp*Zr(BH3CH3)})(?-?2C,H:?1C:?2C,H-CHBH3) and Its Derivatives: Compounds Containing a Pentacoordinated Carbon Atom. Fu-Chen Liu, Heng-Guang Chen, and Gene-Hsiang Lee. Organometallics: December 19, 2014
  • Topology-Guided Design and Syntheses of Highly Stable Mesoporous Porphyrinic Zirconium Metal–Organic Frameworks with High Surface Area. Tian-Fu Liu, Dawei Feng, Ying-Pin Chen, Lanfang Zou, Mathieu Bosch, Shuai Yuan, Zhangwen Wei, Stephen Fordham, Kecheng Wang, and Hong-Cai Zhou. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: December 12, 2014
  • A Layered Mixed Zirconium Phosphate/Phosphonate with Exposed Carboxylic and Phosphonic Groups: X-ray Powder Structure and Proton Conductivity Properties. Anna Donnadio, Morena Nocchetti, Ferdinando Costantino, Marco Taddei, Mario Casciola, Fábio da Silva Lisboa, and Riccardo Vivani. Inorg. Chem.: November 26, 2014
  • Design and Optimization of a Phosphopeptide Anchor for Specific Immobilization of a Capture Protein on Zirconium Phosphonate Modified Supports. Hao Liu, Clémence Queffélec, Cathy Charlier, Alain Defontaine, Amina Fateh, Charles Tellier, Daniel R. Talham, and Bruno Bujoli. Langmuir: November 3, 2014
  • Neutral and Cationic Zirconium Hydrides Supported by a Dianionic (NNNN)-Type Macrocycle Ligand. Heiko Kulinna, Thomas P. Spaniol, and Jun Okuda. Organometallics: October 3, 2014