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Thorium Flake

CAS #:

Linear Formula:

Th

MDL Number:

N/A

EC No.:

231-139-7

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PRODUCT Product Code ORDER SAFETY DATA TECHNICAL DATA
(2N) 99% Thorium Flake
TH-M-02-FK
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(2N5) 99.5% Thorium Flake
TH-M-025-F
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(3N) 99.9% Thorium Flake
TH-M-03-FK
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(3N5) 99.95% Thorium Flake
TH-M-035-F
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(4N) 99.99% Thorium Flake
TH-M-03-FK
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Thorium Flake Properties (Theoretical)

Molecular Weight 232.03
Appearance solid
Melting Point 1842 °C
Boiling Point 4820 °C
Density 232.03 kg/m3
Solubility in H2O N/A
Electrical Resistivity N/A
Electronegativity N/A
Heat of Vaporization N/A
Specific Heat N/A
Tensile Strength 144 MPa
Thermal Conductivity N/A

Thorium Flake Health & Safety Information

Signal Word N/A
Hazard Statements N/A
Hazard Codes N/A
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information N/A
MSDS / SDS

About Thorium Flake

American Elements specializes in producing Thorium as flat irregularly shaped pieces of material in a varying range of sizes. Most flakes/prisms are produced from cast ingots for use in coating and thin film Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) and Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) processes including Ultra High Purity (99.9+%) thin film foilThermal 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. Thickness can range from 0.003" to approximately 2mm for all metals. Some metals can also be rolled down as thin as 0.001" for use as an evaporation source in microelectronics, optics, magnetics, MEMS, and hard resistant coatings. Piece sizes are available up to approximately 7" maximum width. Maximum lengths of about 20" can be obtained with a nominal thickness between about 0.005" and 0.020" for thin film deposition on glass or metal substrates. 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. We also produce Thorium as rods, powder and plates. Other shapes are available by request.

Thorium Flake Synonyms

N/A

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula Th
MDL Number N/A
EC No. 231-139-7
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
Pubchem CID 23960
SMILES [Th]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/Th
InchI Key ZSLUVFAKFWKJRC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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 Thorium products. Thorium (atomic symbol: Th, atomic number: 90) is a Block F, Group 3, Period 7 element with an atomic weight of 232.03806. The number of electrons in each of thorium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 32, 18, 10, 2] and its electron configuration is [Rn] 6d2 7s2. Thorium Bohr ModelThe thorium atom has a radius of 179 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 237 pm. Thorium was first discovered by Jöns Jakob Berzelius in 1829. The name Thorium originates from the Scandinavian god Thor, the Norse god of war and thunder. Elemental ThoriumIn its elemental form, thorium has a silvery, sometimes black-tarnished, appearance. It is found in small amounts in most rocks and soils. Thorium is a radioactive element that is currently the best contender for replacing uranium as nuclear fuel for nuclear reactors. It provides greater safety benefits, an absence of non-fertile isotopes, and it is both more available and abundant in the Earth's crust than uranium.

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