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THORIUM

Using chemical expertise to produce challenging thorium compounds!

Manufacturing thorium compounds to meet your precise needs requires considerable knowledge and experience . We have the technical capabilities to work with thorium, which is a radioactive, flammable, heat-resistant element with a high melting point. .

Thorium compositions include:

  Thorium Fluoride
ThF4
    Thorium Nitrate
Th(NO3)4-4H2
      Thorium Oxide
ThO2 
 

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Manufacturing processes can vary by product and application.   

FORMS & APPLICATIONS 

FORMS: Custom thin film PVD thorium compounds are available in a wide variety of sputtering target geometries and evaporation forms. Material properties & forms are optimized for your individual chamber types and deposition processes.
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APPLICATIONS: Thorium is used in for a number of technical applications.

  • Anti-reflective coatings
  • Catalysts
  • Within inner layers of optical coatings
  • Crucibles
  • Vacuum tubes - such as magnetron tubes found in microwave ovens

MATERION ADVANTAGES

Our chemical capabilities allow us to provide these benefits.

  • Cold press & vacuum hot press
  • Wet chemistry synthesis
  • Hazardous materials handling
  • ISO certified labs: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 17025
  • Fully characterized materials with up to 99.999% purity levels
  • Development of new, experimental materials with tailored physical properties
  • Adaption of materials to exact specifications
  • Scaling of manufacturing quantities from R&D to full production levels