Chemical Formula: Hf
Atomic Number: 72
Atomic Weight: 178.49
Category: Transition metal
Density: 13.31 g/cm3
Hafnium is a hard, corrosion resistant metal that is has similar properties to zirconium. In fact, similarities between the two metals makes them incredibly difficult to separate. The presence of zirconium within the metal, however, critically affects the properties of hafnium. As a result, hafnium metal is priced based not only on the hafnium content, but also zirconium content.
SMI Ltd. is a supplier of hafnium metal (99.9% min. / Zr 1.0% max.), but also can offer 99.9% min. hafnium metal (Zr 0.5% max) . Please contact us to purchase hafnium or current prices.
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