Gallium Metal

Availability

Gallium metal is normally available in 1KG bottles.

Formula

Ga

CAS

7440-55-3

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Gallium Metal

Distributor of gallium metal

Description

Elemental Gallium is a rare earth element, with a melting point of around 30°C. Gallium is not found as a free element in nature, but as Gallium(III) compounds in trace amounts in other ores. In fact, Gallium is produced exclusively as a by-product during the processing of other metals.

Appearance

Gallium Metal is a soft, silvery blue metal.

Solubility

Gallium is not soluble in water.

Uses

Gallium alloys are used in thermometers as a non-toxic alternative to mercury, in semiconductors and as component of low melting point metal alloys. Gallium Metal is used in gold and dental alloys too.

Classification

Gallium metal is not considered a metal with toxic properties.

Safety

Request safety data sheet (SDS) and refer to points 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15.

Specifications

Technical specifications are provided on request according to the application: gallium metal is stored in original packing and under conditions mentioned on the safety data sheet (SDS).

Synonyms

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