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Tantalum Boride

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Tantalum Boride Properties

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14.2 g/cm3

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About Tantalum Boride

Boride IonTantalum Boride is generally immediately available in most volumes. Ultra high purity, 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.

Tantalum Boride Synonyms

Borylidynetantalum, Tantalum monoboride, Tantalum boride (1:1), Tantalum boride (TaB)

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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 Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Elements

See more Tantalum products. Tantalum (atomic symbol: Ta, atomic number: 73) is a Block D, Group 5, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 180.94788. Tantalum Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of tantalum's shells is [2, 8, 18, 32, 11, 2] and its electron configuration is [Xe] 4f14 5d3 6s2. The tantalum atom has a radius of 146 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 217 pm. High Purity (99.999%) Tantalum (Ta) MetalTantalum was first discovered by Anders G. Ekeberg in 1802 in Uppsala, Sweden however, it was not until 1844 when Heinrich Rose first recognized it as a distinct element. In its elemental form, tantalum has a grayish blue appearance. Tantalum is found in the minerals tantalite, microlite, wodginite, euxenite, and polycrase. Due to the close relation of tantalum to niobium in the periodic table, Tantalum's name originates from the Greek word Tantalos meaning Father of Niobe in Greek mythology.

See more Boron products. Boron Bohr ModelBoron (atomic symbol: B, atomic number: 5) is a Block P, Group 13, Period 2 element with an atomic weight of 10.81. The number of electrons in each of boron's shells is 2, 3 and its electron configuration is [He] 2s2 2p1. The boron atom has a radius of 90 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 192 pm. Boron was discovered by Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac and Louis Jacques Thénard in 1808. It was first isolated by Humphry Davy, also in 1808. Boron is classified as a metalloid is not found naturally on earth. Elemental BoronAlong with carbon and nitrogen, boron is one of the few elements in the periodic table known to form stable compounds featuring triple bonds. Boron has an energy band gap of 1.50 to 1.56 eV, which is higher than that of either silicon or germanium. Boron is found in borates, borax, boric acid, colemanite, kernite, and ulexite.The name Boron originates from a combination of carbon and the Arabic word buraqu meaning borax.

Recent Research

Minimum Five-Year Outcomes with Porous Tantalum Acetabular Cup and Augment Construct in Complex Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty., Jenkins, Derek R., Odland Andrew N., Sierra Rafael J., Hanssen Arlen D., and Lewallen David G. , J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2017 May 17, Volume 99, Issue 10, p.e49, (2017)

Influence of charged defects on the interfacial bonding strength of tantalum- and silver-doped nanograined TiO2., Azadmanjiri, Jalal, Wang James, Berndt Christopher C., Kapoor Ajay, Zhu De Ming, Ang Andrew S. M., and Srivastava Vijay K. , Phys Chem Chem Phys, 2017 May 17, Volume 19, Issue 19, p.11881-11891, (2017)

Helical Mesoporous Tantalum Oxide Nanotubes: Formation, Optical Activity, and Applications., He, Yangyang, and Yang Yonggang , Chem Rec, 2017 May 08, (2017)

From oxidative degradation to direct oxidation: size regimes in the consecutive reaction of cationic tantalum clusters with dioxygen., Eckhard, J F., Neuwirth D, Tschurl M, and Heiz U , Phys Chem Chem Phys, 2017 May 03, Volume 19, Issue 17, p.10863-10869, (2017)

Synthesis of NPN-Coordinated Tantalum Alkyl Complexes and Their Hydrogenolysis: Isolation of a Terminal Tantalum Hydride Incorporating a Doubly Cyclometalated NPN Scaffold., Batke, Sonja, Sietzen Malte, Wadepohl Hubert, and Ballmann Joachim , Inorg Chem, 2017 May 01, Volume 56, Issue 9, p.5122-5134, (2017)

Use of porous tantalum components in Paprosky two and three acetabular revision. A minimum five-year follow-up of fifty one hips., Flecher, Xavier, Appy Benjamin, Parratte Sébastien, Ollivier Matthieu, and Argenson Jean-Noel , Int Orthop, 2017 May, Volume 41, Issue 5, p.911-916, (2017)

Broadband terahertz metamaterial absorber based on tantalum nitride., Deng, Guangsheng, Yang Jun, and Yin Zhiping , Appl Opt, 2017 Mar 20, Volume 56, Issue 9, p.2449-2454, (2017)

A novel tantalum-containing bioglass. Part I. Structure and solubility., Alhalawani, Adel Mf, and Towler Mark R. , Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl, 2017 Mar 01, Volume 72, p.202-211, (2017)

Enhanced repair of segmental bone defects in rabbit radius by porous tantalum scaffolds modified with the RGD peptide., Wang, Hui, Li Qijia, Wang Qian, Zhang Hui, Shi Wei, Gan Hongquan, Song Huiping, and Wang Zhiqiang , J Mater Sci Mater Med, 2017 Mar, Volume 28, Issue 3, p.50, (2017)


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