Dysprosium is a chemical element with symbol Dy and atomic number 66. It is a rare earth element that has a metallic, bright silverluster. Dysprosium is a soft, lustrous, metallic, silvery metal, belonging to the lanthanide group of the periodic table. It has the highest magnetic permeability of the elements at low temperatures, similar to holmium.
Atomic number: 66
Atomic weight: 162.500
Element category: lanthanide
Application of dysprosium
Additive in neodymium-based magnets, lasers, magnetostrictive alloys such as terfenol-D, hard disk drives. Dysprosium is mainly used in the manufacture of the new lighting source – dysprosium lamp. It can also be used in nuclear reactors to make nuclear reactor control rods.
Edgetech Industries now can provide various Dy metal products including:
Material: reduced dysprosium, distilled dysprosium metal (dysprosium sublimed dendritic)
Irregular: powder, lump, chunk, granules, particles.
Solid: Ingot, block, foil, sheet, plate, disc, rod, wire, pellets, sputtering target and other customized parts.