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  • Tantalum Rods - High-Quality and Durable Solutions

    Tantalum Rods - High-Quality and Durable Solutions

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

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


    Our Product Specifications

    Our tantalum rods 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 rods ranges from a slim 0.125 inches up to a substantial 8.00 inches.

    Grade: R05200, R05400, R05252(Ta-2.5W), R05255(Ta-10W)
    Standard: ASTM B365-98
    Standard size: diameter 4~120 mm
    Purity: Ta >99.95% or >99.99%

    Here, you can find a list of our standard tantalum rods sizes.
    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.


    Tantalum Rod Specifications


    Diameter Diameter Tolerance Length Tolerance
    Rotary Forging Rod Pull Rod Car Rod
    2.0-4.0 - ±0.5 - 500-3000 ±0.2
    ≥4.0-8.0 ±0.06 - - 50-3000 ±0.2
    ≥8.0-12.0 ±0.08 - - 50-3000 ±0.2
    ≥12.0-36 ±0.1 - - 50-1600 ±0.2
    ≥36-50 - - ±0.5 50-1400 ±0.2
    ≥50-65 - - ±0.5 50-1400 ±0.2

    Chemical Composition of Tantalum Rod

    Grade Chemical Composition, Max
    Fe Si Ni W Mo Ti Nb O C H N Ta
    Ta1 0.005 0.005 0.002 0.005 0.002 0.002 0.005 0.010 0.004 0.0015 0.005 Balance
    Ta2 0.005 0.005 0.005 0.005 0.002 0.002 0.030 0.020 0.01 0.002 0.010 Balance

    Custom-Made Tantalum Rods for Your Specific Needs

    Custom-Made Tantalum Rods for Your Specific Needs

    Tailoring to Unique Requirements

    Every industry has unique needs. Tantalum rods are no different. We provide custom solutions 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 rods 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 Rods Advantages

    At AEM METAL, we understand the critical role our tantalum rods 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 rods stand out:

    Exceptional Purity Levels:

    Our tantalum rods 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 rods, providing enhanced durability and reliability in demanding environments.

    Precision in Production:

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

    Customized Solutions:

    Understanding our clients' varied demands, we focus on creating tantalum rods 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.


    Applications of Tantalum Sheets in Various Industries

    Medical Materials

    Medical Instruments and Implants

    Surgical Tools: Tantalum's biocompatibility makes rods suitable for making precise surgical instruments. Orthopedic Implants: They are used in bone repair surgeries due to their non-reactivity with human tissues.

    Medical Instruments and Implants

    Aerospace Components

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

    Laboratory Use

    Research and Development

    Laboratory Equipment: In R&D, tantalum rods are used for equipment that requires high corrosion resistance. Experimental Prototypes: Their unique properties make them suitable for testing in innovative prototypes.

    Chemical Industry

    Manufacturing and Industrial Tools

    Specialized Machinery Parts: Tantalum rods are used in machinery where strength and resistance to wear are needed. Tooling and Dies: Their longevity and resistance to high temperatures make them ideal for tooling applications.


    Manufacturing Processes for Tantalum Rod (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 rods 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 rod, including dimensional measurements, surface inspection, chemical composition analysis, etc. This ensures that the final product meets specifications.


    Your Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing Tantalum Rods

    What is Tantalum Rod? A Brief Overview

    Tantalum rods are long, cylindrical products made from tantalum metal. Their size and shape can be customized. This makes them versatile for different uses. Their high melting point, corrosion resistance, and biocompatibility make them a preferred choice in many sectors.

    Unique Properties of Tantalum Rod

    Tantalum rods stand out for several unique properties. These characteristics make them ideal for various applications.

    High Melting Point:

    They can withstand extremely high temperatures. They have a melting point around 2996°C, making them ideal for high-heat environments.

    Corrosion Resistance:

    Tantalum rods resist corrosion, even when exposed to strong acids. They can endure harsh chemicals and acidic environments.


    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.

    High Density and Strength

    Tantalum rods are both dense and strong. This combination provides durability and longevity in demanding applications.


    Tantalum is biocompatible. This means it's safe for medical implants. It doesn't react with human tissues.


    Grades of Tantalum Rod

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

    Below is a detailed overview of the main tantalum rod 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 Rod

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

    Their high melting point, corrosion resistance, and biocompatibility make them a preferred choice in many sectors.


    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 rod'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 rod. Things like extreme heat, chemicals, or heavy use can affect your choice.

    Purpose: The rod'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 rods. Such as AEM Metal.

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


    Plan Your Budget: Tantalum rods 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 rod will work for you.


    FAQs About Tantalum Rods

    • What is the difference between tantalum bars and rods? 

      Tantalum rods 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 rods be customized in size and shape? 

      Yes, tantalum rods can be customized to meet specific industrial requirements in terms of size and shape.

    • Is there a limit to the length or diameter of a tantalum rod? 

      The length and diameter of a tantalum rod can be tailored to meet specific needs, although there may be practical limits based on manufacturing capabilities.

    • How do I determine the right tantalum rod for my application? 

      Choosing the right tantalum rod depends on your specific application requirements, including size, strength, temperature, and corrosion resistance needs.

    • What certifications do your tantalum rods come with?  

      Our tantalum rods typically come with certifications that confirm their quality, purity, and compliance with industry standards. Specific certifications can be provided upon request.

    • 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.

    • How are tantalum rods shipped and stored?  

      Tantalum rods are usually shipped with protective packaging to prevent damage. They should be stored in a dry environment to maintain their integrity.

    • 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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