Rare Earth Metal - Tantalum (Ta 73)

Rare Industrial Metal - Tantalum


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Ta 73
180.9479 amu
16.68 g/cm3
3,017 Degrees C 5,458 Degrees C
735 kJ/mol
Silvery White

Key Industries for Tantalum

  • Electronics
  • Alloys
  • Nuclear Energy
  • Specialty Glass
  • Jewelry
  • Medical
Key Applications for Tantalum

  • Small capacitors with very high capacity Capacitors for cell phones and automobiles
  • Medical implants, fracture pin nails, screws and jaw prosthesis
  • Chemical industry
  • Superalloys for the construction of aircraft engines
  • Nuclear power plants
  • Surgical instruments