CADMIUM SOURCE IN THE USA
A Metal Source, LLC is supplies high purity metal powders and compounds including Cadmium available in purities ranging from 99.9 percent to 99.999 percent. Cadmium is a soft, silvery grey colored metal that is chemically similar to Zinc and Mercury. Cadmium is a common impurity in Zinc ores and is isolated during Zinc production. This metal has been used as a coating layer of metals for its corrosion resistance ability. Cadmium is also used in batteries as well as a barrier to control neutrons in nuclear fission. Check availability with our sales department to see if A Metal Source, LLC can provide your Cadmium metal requirement.
Chemical Symbol: Cd
Atomic Number: 48
Atomic Weight: 112.411
Standard State: Solid at 298 K
Group in Periodic Table: 12
Group Name: None
Block in Periodic Table: D-Block
Color: Silvery Grey Metallic
~ Cadmium is soft, ductile and malleable.
~ Corrosion resistant
~ Not flammable and is insoluble in water as a bulk metal
~ May burn and release toxic fumes in powdered form