Gadolinium Metal

Gadolinium Metal

Gadolinium is a soft, silvery, malleable and ductile metal, a member of the lanthanide group of the periodic table.

Symbol: Gd

Atomic number: 64

Atomic weight: 157.25

Element category: lanthanide

Application of gadolinium

Gadolinium has no large-scale applications but has a variety of specialized uses. For example, Gd metal can improve the workability and resistance to high temperature of several alloys; gadolinium can be used in neutron therapy; gadolinium alloys are used to make magnets and electronic components, etc.

High refractive index glass or garnets, lasers, X-ray tubes, computer memories, neutron capture, MRI contrast agent, NMR relaxation agent, magnetostrictive alloys such as Galfenol, steel additive, etc.

Edgetech Industries now can provide various Gd metal products including:

Material: reduced gadolinium, distilled gadolinium metal (gadolinium sublimed dendritic)

Irregular: powder, lump, chunk, granules, particles.

Solid: Ingot, block, foil, sheet, plate, disc, rod, wire, pellets, sputtering target and other customized parts.

Shaped Gadolinium Metal

We provide gadolinium metal sheet, plate, ingot, rod, wire, cylinder, block, disc, sputtering target and parts per drawings are also available on requests.

Irregular Gadolinium Metal

We provide gadolinium metal powder, lump, chunk, granules, particles for irregular gadolinium, materials include reduced gadolinium, distilled gadolinium metal.