Yttrium Metal

Yttrium MetalYttrium Metal

Yttrium is a silvery-metallic transition metal, similar to the lanthanides. It is found in most rare-earth minerals.

Symbol: Y

Atomic number: 39

Atomic weight: 88.90584

Element category: transition metal

Application of yttrium

Yttrium aluminum garnet (YAG) laser, yttrium vanadate (YVO4) as host for europium in television red phosphor, YBCO high-temperature superconductors, yttria-stabilized zirconia (YSZ),  yttrium iron garnet(YIG) microwave filters, energy-efficient light bulbs (part of triphosphor white phosphor coating in fluorescent tubes, CFLs and CCFLs, and yellow phosphor coating in white LEDs), spark plugs, gas mantles, additive to steel, cancer treatments

Edgetech Industries now can provide various Y metal products including:

Material: reduced Y, distilled Y (Y sublimed dendritic)

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

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