Ruthenium Shot



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Product Code Available Product Forms Request A Quote
RU-M-02-SH (2N) 99% Ruthenium Shot Request
RU-M-03-SH (3N) 99.9% Ruthenium Shot Request
RU-M-04-SH (4N) 99.99% Ruthenium Shot Request
RU-M-05-SH (5N) 99.999% Ruthenium Shot Request


Molecular Weight 101.07
Appearance N/A
Melting Point 2334 °C
Boiling Point 4150 °C
Density 12370 kg/m3
Tensile Strength N/A
Thermal Conductivity 1.17 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K
Electronegativity 2.2 Paulings
Specific Heat 0.057 Cal/g/K @ 25 °C
Heat of Vaporization 148 K-cal/gm atom at 3900 °C
Heat of Fusion 6.1 Cal/gm mole

Health & Safety Info  |  MSDS / SDS

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H228
Hazard Codes F
Risk Codes 11
Safety Statements 16-22-24/25
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN 3089 4.1/PG 2
WGK Germany 3
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling (GHS) N/A


American Elements specializes in producing high purity uniform shaped Ruthenium Shots with the highest possible density High Purity Sphereand 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 Slug sizes range from 1/8" x 1/8" to 1/4" x 1/4" and 3 mm diameter. We can also provide Sphere 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 such as nanoparticles and in the form of solutions and organometallics. See safety data and research below and pricing/lead time above. We also produce Ruthenium as rod, ingot, powder, pieces, disc, granules, wire, and in compound forms, such as oxide. Other shapes are available by request.

Chemical Identifiers

Formula Ru
CAS 7440-18-8
Pubchem CID 23950
MDL MFCD00011207
EC No. 231-127-1
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/Ru

Packaging Specifications

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.

Related Products & Element Information

See more Ruthenium products. Ruthenium (atomic symbol: Ru, atomic number: 44) is a Block D, Group 8, Period 5 elemen with an atomic weight of 101.07. Ruthenium Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of ruthenium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 15, 1] and its electron configuration is [Kr] 4d7 5s1. The ruthenium atom has a radius of 134 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 207 pm. Ruthenium was discovered by J?drzej ?niadecki in 1807. It was first recognized as a distinct element by Karl Ernst Claus in 1844. Elemental RutheniumIn its elemental form, ruthenium has a silvery white metallic appearance. Ruthenium is a rare transition metal belonging to the platinum group of metals. It is found in pentlandite, pyroxenite, and platinum group metal ores. The name Ruthenium originates from the Latin word "Ruthenia," meaning Russia.