Gadolinium

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Gadolinium Ingot

MATERIAL OVERVIEW

Characteristics: Lustrous metal. Reacts slowly in water; soluble in dilute acid; insoluble in water. Exhibits a high degree of magnetism, especially at lower temperatures. Salts are colorless. Gadolinium has the highest neutron absorption cross-section of any known element. Gadolinium also has superconductive properties. Combustible, burns in air to form the oxide.

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GENERAL PROPERTIES

Symbol:

Gd

Atomic Number:

64

Atomic Weight:

157.25

Density:

7.9004 gm/cc

Melting Point:

1313 oC

Boiling Point:

3266 oC

Thermal Conductivity:

0.105 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K

Electrical Resistivity:

140.5 microhm-cm @ 25 oC

Electronegativity:

1.1 Paulings

Specific Heat:

0.055 Cal/g/K @ 25 oC

Heat of Vaporization:

72 K-Cal/gm atom at 3266 oC

Heat of Fusion:

3.70 Cal/gm mole

Thermal Neutron Cross Section:

46000 Barns per Atom

Magnetic Susceptibility:

Ferro 10-6 Emu @ Room Temp

Magnetic Moment:

7.95 Bohr Magnetons

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance:

0.00176 @ 0 oC to Room Temp

TYPICAL ANALYSES - Impurities in ppm

Material / Purity:

2N88 REO

La 15
Nd 20
Tb 250
Er 400
Lu 100
Ca 27
Mg 76
Sm 50
Dy 100
Tm 10
Y 100
W 150
Pr 20
Ni 31
Ho 170
C 11
Fe 250
O 740

GADOLINIUM ROD

Material

Purity

Gadolinium Rod .250” 2N88
Gadolinium Rod .500” 2N88

Rod is made to order and sold by the inch. Call or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional or custom sizes.

GADOLINIUM FOIL

Material

Purity

Gadolinium Foil .001” 2N88
Gadolinium Foil .002” 2N88
Gadolinium Foil .003” 2N88
Gadolinium Foil .004” 2N88
Gadolinium Foil .005” 2N88
Gadolinium Foil .006” 2N88
Gadolinium Foil .007” 2N88
Gadolinium Foil .008” 2N88
Gadolinium Foil .009”  camera1  camera1
2N88

Foil is made to order and sold by the square inch. Call or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional thicknesses or custom sizes.

GADOLINIUM SHEET

Material

Purity

Gadolinium Sheet .010”  camera1  camera1  camera1
2N88
Gadolinium Sheet .012" 2N88
Gadolinium Sheet .018" 2N88
Gadolinium Sheet .020" 2N88
Gadolinium Sheet .024" 2N88
Gadolinium Sheet .025" 2N88
Gadolinium Sheet .030" 2N88
Gadolinium Sheet .032" 2N88
Gadolinium Sheet .040" 2N88
Gadolinium Sheet .050" 2N88
Gadolinium Sheet .250" 2N88

Sheet thicknesses are available in increments of .001”, made to order and sold by the square inch. Call or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional thicknesses or custom sizes.

GADOLINIUM SPUTTERING TARGETS

Material Purity
Gadolinium Sputtering Target 2"D X .125"T 2N88
Gadolinium Sputtering Target 2"D X .250"T 2N88
Gadolinium Sputtering Target 3"D X .125"T 2N88
Gadolinium Sputtering Target 3"D X .250"T 2N88
Gadolinium Sputtering Target 4"D X .125"T 2N88
Gadolinium Sputtering Target 4"D X .250"T 2N88

Targets are made to order and packaged individually. Call or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional diameters, thicknesses or custom sizes.

GADOLINIUM POWDER, CHIPS & INGOT

Material

Purity

Gadolinium Chips 2N88
Gadolinium Ingot    2N88
Gadolinium Powder -40 Mesh, Ampoules Under Dry Argon  camera1 2N88
Gadolinium Powder -40 Mesh, Cans Under Dry Argon  camera1  camera1 2N88

Powder, chips and ingots are packaged to order and sold by the gram or kilogram. Call or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional specifications or custom requirements.

GADOLINIUM COMPOUNDS

Material

Purity

Gadolinium Fluoride GdF3 Pieces msds1 3N
Gadolinium Fluoride GdF3 Powder msds1 3N
Gadolinium Oxide Gd2O3 Powder msds1 3N, 4N5
Gadolinium Oxide Gd2O3 Pieces msds1 3N

Compounds are packaged to order and sold by the gram or kilogram. Call or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional specifications or custom requirements.

 

Material Safety Data Sheet - MSDS

Gadolinium MSDS

Gadolinium Foil MSDS

Gadolinium Powder MSDS

Technical Data Sheets
Understanding Mesh Sizes