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Advent Research Materials Ltd are a leading online supplier of Hafnium in foil, sheet and wire form in various different quantities. 

Hafnium is a ductile metal with a brilliant silver lustre. It is found in all minerals containing zirconium. These two metals show greater similarities in properties than between any other metals in the periodic table, and hence are difficult to separate. Hafnium shows good absorption for thermal neutrons, is very corrosion resistant and has impressive mechanical properties.

Due to these properties it is used in nuclear reactor control rods. Hafnium is also used in gas filled and incandescent lamps, and to control the recrystallisation of tungsten filaments. The ability of hafnium to absorb thermal neutrons is conversely inconvenient when present as a zirconium impurity, since zirconium is used in the nuclear industry for cladding fuel elements due to its low absorption for thermal neutrons.


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Hafnium Foil

Line Number & MaterialThicknessPurityDescription
HF1565 Hafnium Foil 0.050 mm97.0%Temper annealed.View item
HF1567 Hafnium Foil 0.25 mm97.0%Temper annealed.View item

Hafnium Sheet

Line Number & MaterialThicknessPurityDescription
HF1568 Hafnium Sheet 0.5 mm97.0%Temper annealed.View item
HF1569 Hafnium Sheet 1.0 mm97.0%Temper annealed. Condition Pickled.View item

Hafnium Wire

Line Number & MaterialDiameterPurityDescription
HF5202 Hafnium Wire 0.125 mm97.0%Temper as drawn.View item
HF5203 Hafnium Wire 0.25 mm97.0%Temper as drawn.View item
HF5204 Hafnium Wire 0.5 mm97.0%Temper as drawn.View item
HF5205 Hafnium Wire 1 mm97.0%Temper as drawn.View item

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