Rare Earth Metal - Cerium (Ce 58)

Rare Earth Element - Cerium


Atomic Mass:
Specific Gravity:
Melting Point:
Boiling Point:
Heat of Evaporation:
Ce 58
140.116 amu
6.689 g/cm3
795 Degrees C
3,360 Degrees C
350 kJ/mol
Beige Powder

 Key Industries for Cerium

  • Lighting Industry
  • Automotive Industry
  • Household Appliances
  • Motion Picture Industry




Key Applications for Cerium

  • Catalyst for various purposes
  • Alloying element in steel and aluminium alloys
  • In white LEDs as fluorescent layer
  • Catalytic converter (reduction of exhaust gases)
  • Motion picture industry
  • Possible use in the future for generating hydrogen through solar energy
  • Precision polishing
  • Self cleaning ovens
  • Arc welding tools