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  • Discover AEM METAL Tantalum Bars: Strong and Reliable

    AEM METAL offers durable tantalum bars, ideal for essential tasks in medical, heating, aerospace, and lab equipment. We craft each bar with precision for top quality, our focus is on precision and reliability. We have years of experience in supplying tantalum bars.

    AEM METAL tantalum bars deliver top performance for your industry demands.
    Explore our next section for details on tantalum bar specifications and their benefits for your projects.


    Our Product Specifications

    Our tantalum round bars are crafted to suit your needs. You can choose from a variety of lengths, either as random-sized pieces or cut to the specific length you need. The diameter of these bars ranges from a slim 0.125 inches up to a substantial 5.00 inches.

    Grade: R05200, R05400, R05252(Ta-2.5W), R05255(Ta-10W)
    Standard: ASTM B365-98
    Purity: Ta >99.95% or >99.99%


    Here, you can find a list of our standard tantalum round bar sizes. We also have a range of standard sizes for our tantalum rectangular bars.

    Can't find the size you're looking for? No problem! Just get in touch with us, and we'll help you customize the right size for your project.

    Width Thickness Length Length Tolerance
    15mm 15mm 600mm +1mm, -0
    20mm 20mm 1000mm +1mm, -0
    45mm 45mm 1200mm +2mm, -0
    60mm 60mm 1500mm +3mm, -0

    Chemical Composition of Tantalum Bar

    Grade TTa-01 TTa-02 TTa-1 TTa-2
    Impurity Content
    C 0.004 0.006 0.015 0.02
    O 0.01 0.03 0.15 0.15
    N 0.003 0.01 0.008 0.01
    Cr 0.005 - 0.005 0.01
    Nb 0.005 0.1 0.01 0.02
    Fe 0.005 0.01 0.005 0.01
    W 0.002 0.05 0.003 0.005
    Mo 0.001 0.02 0.003 0.005
    Si 0.002 0.025 0.003 0.015
    Ni 0.005 0.01 0.01 0.01
    Ta Balance Balance Balance Balance
    Size Φ(15-26)×(100-500) (12-17)×(12-17)×(100-400)
    Density(g/cm3) ≥15.6 -
    Application For materials to processed For superalloys and electron beam melting

    Custom-Made Tantalum Bars for Your Specific Needs

    Custom-Made Tantalum Bars for Your Specific Needs

    Tailoring to Unique Requirements

    Every industry has unique needs. We provide custom solutions of tantalum bar to meet specific demands. This includes varying sizes, shapes, and compositions. Our team works closely with clients. We understand their specific applications and requirements. This ensures the final product meets their precise needs.

    Meeting Industry-Specific Standards

    Different industries have specific standards. Our custom-made tantalum bars meet these standards. We serve industries like aerospace, medical, and electronics. We ensure our products comply with industry regulations. This includes standards for purity, strength, and durability.


    Our Tantalum Bars Advantages

    At AEM METAL, we understand the critical role our tantalum bars play in a myriad of industrial applications. That's why we've dedicated ourselves to not only meeting but surpassing industry standards. Here's how our tantalum bars stand out:

    Exceptional Purity Levels:

    Our tantalum bars boast an impressive purity of up to 99.97%, ensuring top-tier quality and performance in every application.

    Optimized Density:

    We achieve a density of up to 99.5% in our tantalum bars, providing enhanced durability and reliability in demanding environments.

    Precision in Production:

    We follow rigorous standards in our production, ensuring every tantalum bar we make performs reliably and precisely.

    Customized Solutions:

    Understanding our clients' varied demands, we focus on creating tantalum bars that are specifically suited to your unique applications.

    Tailored Dimensions:

    Beyond our standard range, we offer tailor-made sizes to perfectly fit your specific requirements.


    What Tantalum Bar is Used for

    Medical Materials

    Medical Technology Uses

    The biocompatibility of tantalum makes it perfect for medical technology. It's used in surgical instruments and implants. Its corrosion resistance ensures safety and longevity inside the human body.

    Medical Instruments and Implants

    Aerospace Components

    Jet Engine Parts: In aerospace, tantalum bars are used for parts that require heat resistance. Spacecraft Construction: Their strength and durability are crucial in extreme space conditions.

    Laboratory Use

    Laboratory Equipment

    Tantalum bars are essential in laboratory settings. They are used in various equipment due to their resilience. Their chemical resistance makes them ideal for lab use. They handle reactive substances without degrading.

    Machined Fasteners

    Machined Fasteners

    Tantalum machined fasteners have high corrosion tolerance. They replace fasteners made of less durable materials. These are used in mining, energy, pharmaceuticals, metal, and chemical manufacturing. They prevent malfunctions and costly repairs.


    Manufacturing Processes for Tantalum Bar (Powder Metallurgy)

    Manufacturing Processes for Tantalum Rod (Powder Metallurgy)

    Advanced Powder Production

    AEM Metal uses advanced chemical reduction to create ultra-pure, uniform metal powders. This process is key for high-quality metal products.

    Mixing Alloys

    Our alloy mixing process is characterized by meticulous precision. This creates alloys with unmatched performance and reliability.

    Precision Pressing and Shaping

    Using state-of-the-art pressing techniques, we mold our metal powders into desired shapes. Our technology excels in producing complex geometries with high precision.

    Cutting-Edge Sintering Process

    Our sintering process employs advanced technology. It bonds powder grains effectively, creating dense and robust sinter blocks. This step is crucial for the durability of our products.

    Forming for Enhanced Durability

    We use unique forming methods to increase material density and strength. Our process ensures our tantalum bars can withstand rigorous applications.

    Specialized Heat Treatment

    Our heat treatment process is tailored to each product. It fine-tunes the mechanical properties of the metal, ensuring ease of subsequent processing and optimal performance.

    Precision Mechanical Processing

    AEM Metal offers specialized mechanical processing. Our services include turning, milling, grinding, cutting, joining, and coating. We focus on precision and quality in every step.

    Final Product Inspection

    Inspect the final Tantalum bar, including dimensional measurements, surface inspection, chemical composition analysis, etc. This ensures that the final product meets specifications.


    Your Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing Tantalum Bars

    What is Tantalum Bar? A Brief Overview

    Tantalum bars are solid, long pieces of tantalum metal. Tantalum is a rare, highly durable, and corrosion-resistant material. It is used in various industries for its exceptional properties. Tantalum bars are typically used in manufacturing, electronics, and aerospace industries. They are chosen for their strength, malleability, and resistance to corrosion and high temperatures.

    Unique Properties of Tantalum Bar

    Tantalum bars are known for several unique properties:

    High Melting Point:

    They can withstand extremely high temperatures. They have a melting point over 3000°C, making them ideal for high-heat environments.

    Corrosion Resistance:

    Tantalum bars resist corrosion, even when exposed to strong acids.


    Despite their strength, they are highly malleable, allowing them to be formed into various shapes without breaking.


    They conduct electricity well, which is essential in electronic applications.


    Grades of Tantalum Bar

    When selecting tantalum bars, understanding the various grades and their specific applications is crucial.

    Below is a detailed overview of the main tantalum bar grades, presented in a uniform format for clarity:

    Grade Description Primary Applications
    R05200 Unalloyed tantalum. Known for its high purity and excellent corrosion resistance. Chemical processing equipment, high-temperature furnace parts, and heat exchangers.
    R05400 Unalloyed tantalum, similar to R05200, but with slight variations in processing and properties. Chemical and aerospace industries
    R05255(Ta-10W) Alloy containing 90% tantalum and 10% tungsten. Offers enhanced strength and higher melting point. Suitable for aerospace and missile parts, and applications requiring higher strength and thermal stability.
    R05252(Ta-2.5W) Comprises 97.5% tantalum and 2.5% tungsten. known for durability. Surgical implants and instruments, as well as electronic components.
    R05240(Ta-40Nb) A blend of 60% tantalum and 40% niobium, this alloy offers excellent corrosion resistance and physical properties. Frequently used in superconducting magnets, nuclear reactors, and missile parts.

    Important Factors to Consider When Buying a Tantalum Bar

    When you're looking to buy a tantalum bar, here are some key points to keep in mind:

    Check Quality and Purity

    Purity Matters: Make sure the tantalum is pure, especially for special uses like in electronics.

    Watch for Impurities: Even a little bit of other materials mixed in can change how well the tantalum works.

    Understand the Grade and Composition

    Know the Grade: Different types of tantalum have different features. Pick one that fits what you need, like strength or resistance to rust.

    Alloys: If it's mixed with other metals, know how that changes its qualities.

    Size and Shape

    Right Size: Be sure the bar's size is right for your project. This includes how long, wide, and thick it is.

    Precision: If your project needs exact measurements, Supply dimension drawings to ensuring your project's perfection.

    Needs for Your Specific Use

    Where It'll Be Used: Think about where you'll use the bar. Things like extreme heat, chemicals, or heavy use can affect your choice.

    Purpose: The bar's use, like in building, electronics, or in chemicals, guides what type of tantalum you need.

    Reliable Suppliers

    Choose Trusted Sellers: Go for sellers known for good quality tantalum bars. Such as AEM Metal.

    Look for Certifications: Sellers who follow industry rules and have certifications are often more reliable.


    Plan Your Budget: Tantalum bars are premium items. But remember, spending more now might mean less cost later.

    Balance Cost and Quality: Weigh the price against how well and how long the bar will work for you.


    FAQs About Tantalum Bars

    • What is the difference between tantalum bars and rods? 

      Tantalum bars are typically flat or rectangular with a greater width and thickness, providing a larger surface area.
      In contrast, tantalum rods are cylindrical, longer, and thinner, resembling a stick which ideal for precision tasks.

    • Can tantalum bars be customized? 

      Yes, many suppliers offer customization in terms of size, shape, and alloy composition.

    • Can tantalum bars be welded and machined? 

      Yes, with proper techniques, tantalum can be welded and machined, though it requires specialized equipment.

    • How do I store tantalum bars to prevent damage?  

      Store them in a dry environment to prevent any potential oxidation, though tantalum is highly resistant to corrosion.

    • Do you offer samples before placing a large order?  

      Yes, we do offer samples before placing a large order. This allows you to assess the quality and suitability of our tantalum products for your specific needs.
      Please feel free to contact us for sample requests.

    • What is the lead time for an order?  

      Lead times vary based on order size and specifications. We strive for prompt delivery.


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