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    Wood and Metal Trading sell various rare earth metals in  the UAE. The offered products are of high quality, reliability and durability. Our managers will help you choose the right products and place an order, and  provide all the necessary advice. You will receive a comfortable full-cycle service, convenient forms of payment, low prices and a flexible system of discounts for regular customers.

    Dysprosium metal products

    Dysprosium metal is a rare earth metal with a silver sheen. It is not found in nature in pure form, but is part of some minerals.

    Main application in metallurgy. Dysprosium serves as an alloying component of zinc alloys. Adding dysprosium to zirconium dramatically improves its manufacturability

    Laser materials. Dysprosium ions are used in medical lasers (wavelength – 2.36 microns)

    Catalysts. Used as an effective catalyst.

    Magnetic materials. Dysprosium oxide is used in the production of heavy duty magnets.

    Density: 8.55 g / cm³;

    Melting point: 1407 ° C .;

    Boiling point: 2567 ° C .;

    Chemical composition

    Impurities, not more than
    Element ppm mass Element ppm mass
    Nd 70 ppm Ca 300 ppm
    La 20 ppm W 300 ppm
    Pr 20 ppm Si 70 ppm
    Sm 20 ppm Cu 40 ppm
    Gd 20 ppm Fe 30 ppm
    Tb 20 ppm Al 20 ppm

    Dysprosium was first identified in 1886 by Paul Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran, but it was not isolated in pure form until the development of ion-exchange techniques in the 1950s. Dysprosium has relatively few applications where it cannot be replaced by other chemical elements. It is used for its high thermal neutron absorption cross-section in making control rods in nuclear reactors, for its high magnetic susceptibility in data storage applications, and as a component of Terfenol-D (a magnetostrictive material).

    The price and range of dysprosium  metal products   are constantly updated, so please contact our managers to place your order quickly and correctly.

    To get the price   please send us a request for quotation with the  quantity and material of the goods.

    Dysprosium metal chemical properties:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dysprosium

    Full list of rare-earth metal products :https://tradingwm.ae/product-category/metal-products/rare-earth-metals/

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