Hafnium Crystal Bars are rod-shaped bars of different sizes that have a distinct light blue coloring. These are formed through the iodide process. In this process, impure hafnium is heated in an evacuated vessel with halogen up to 250°C temperature.
Hafnium Crystal Bar Properties
Hafnium, Crystal Bar
Color & Form
Gray to silver solid
Hafnium Crystal Bar Grade
Hf+Zr>99.98%, Zr<0.5% / 1.0% / 1.5%
Hafnium Crystal Bar Size
Diameter: 0.8 to 1.9''(20mm to 48mm)
Length: up to 39.37'' (1000mm)
Available in chopped sizes, normal 1-2'' (25mm-51mm) lengths.
Hafnium Crystal Bar Applications
1. Used as raw materials to manufacture high purity hafnium products.
2. Hafnium metal can be used in control rods in nuclear reactors due to its strong ability to capture neutrons.