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INDIUM Metal Element Teardrops 25 grams 99.99%

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Model: In25g

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  • Quantity is 25 grams . 
  • 99.99% Technical grade purity. 
  • The indium is in teardrop form. 
  • The heads measure about 1/8". 
  • Average length is about 1/8 inch. 
  • Those measurements are stated as averages, as some pieces are larger and smaller. 
  • Materials analysis and certification available upon request. 
  • Indium is Atomic Element No. 49 on the periodic table of elements. 
  • Indium is a very soft and very lustrous silvery metal. 
  • Indium is distinguished by a low melting point of just 313 Fahrenheit. 
  • Indium has limited but interesting uses. 
  • Indium will wet glass, and is used to create mirrors with the quality of silver, but more resistant to corrosion. 
  • Indium finds use as a soldering agent and as a component of low melting point alloys. 
  • An alloy of 24% indium and 76% gallium is a liquid at room temperature. 
  • Indium is also used in alkaline batteries to prevent the buildup of hydrogen gas in the sealed container. 
  • One fast growing use of indium is as a component Indium tin oxide (ITO). 
  • This alloy containing around 75 percent indium, acts as a colour filter in LCD and plasma displays for flat screens. 
  • The growth in production of flat screen TVs has led to a doubling in demand for the alloy. 
  • Supplies of indium have been shrinking for the past several years, leading to higher and higher prices for this element.

Additional Information

SKU In25g
Color N/A
Magnetic Material No
Grade No
Coating No
Diameter/Length (in) No
Diameter/Length Fractional) N/A
Width (in) No
Width (fFractional) N/A
Width (mm) No
Thickness (in) No
Thickness (Fraction) N/A
Diameter/Length (mm) No
Thickness (mm) No
Pull Force (pounds) No
Maximum Operating Temperature (F) 179
Magnetization Direction Not Applicable

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