Cadmium

Cadmium

CADMIUM SOURCE IN THE USA

Ratnam Steel Ltd. 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 Ratnam Steel Ltd. can provide your Cadmium metal requirement.

Cadmium Information

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
Classification: Metallic

Properties

~ 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

Forms and Shapes Available

Cadmium Coils
Cadmium Foils
Cadmium Granules
Cadmium Ingots
Cadmium Lumps
Cadmium Powder
Cadmium Shots