Powders for 3D Printing

ADVANTAGES

APPLICATION

Biomedical Components, Propulsion, Heat Management

MARKET SEGMENT

Industrial Processing, Aerospace & Defense, Electronics, Medical

MATERIALS

Mo, W, WHA, C103, pure Ta, NRC76, Ta10W, Ta3W, TZM, MoLa, WRe

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Hot and Cold Rolling

ADVANTAGES

Material processing can often be challenging, especially when working with refractory metals. H.C. Starck’s expertise in powder metallurgy and material processing make us excellent partners for assisting you with your material processing.

H.C. Starck’s highly qualified Process Engineers and Production Developers are available to help resolve material processing issues with our hot and cold rolling technology.

These engineers are experienced in a wide spectrum of metals and alloys, and can assist with specifications for your material process and design needs.

Our toll rolling services offer the capability of converting material into varying flat material sizes of gauge, length and width. H.C. Starck has the expertise to walk with you every step of the way, from the concept phase through high volume manufacturing.

Through a tolling team approach, customers benefit from H.C. Starck’s dedicated personnel of research engineers. This collaborative effort facilitates new and improved product designs along with providing access to extensive in-house state-of-the-art laboratory facilities equipped with the latest in analytical tools, testing equipment, modeling, and simulation software for evaluating product performance in your particular application.

H.C. Starck is a premier global supplier of refractory and technology metals, advanced ceramic powders, and a recognized leader in recycling of refractory metals. H.C. Starck’s expertise includes 100 years of product development, powder metallurgical, and advanced metal and ceramic powders experience. We have a vast product portfolio – from molybdenum, tungsten, niobium, tantalum, copper, nickel pure and alloyed materials to complex, fabricated assemblies.

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High Performance Powders

ADVANTAGES

As a world leader in the development and manufacture of high-performance metal powders, H.C. Starck Solutions offers one of the most comprehensive and robust product portfolios ever assembled. With a mastery of metallurgic processing and unsurpassed technical expertise, H.C. Starck Solutions can reliably meet and exceed customer expectations and market requirements with a suite of tailor-made, high-performance powders suitable for a wide range of market sectors.

APPLICATION

MARKET SEGMENT

Electronics

MATERIALS

Mo, TZM, ZrC, pure Ta, W, WHA

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H.C. Starck Solutions is synonymous with exceptional quality powder materials based on advanced metals and their alloys. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Pure molybdenum (Mo) and titanium-zirconium-molybdenum (TZM).
  • Pure tantalum (Ta).
  • Pure tungsten (W) and tungsten heavy alloy (WHA).
  • Zirconium carbide (ZrC).

Quality-Assured High-Performance Powders

H.C. Starck Solutions quality-assured materials development and processing capabilities ensure that high-performance powders can be generated to specific customer requirements with exceptional material properties. This includes: uniform, spherical powder morphology with tight control of particle size distributions (PSDs); exceptional flowability; high reproducibility; and outstanding purity levels.

Tungsten metal powders are produced by reducing tungsten oxides (WOx) in a controlled hydrogen atmosphere. Tight control of process temperature, humidity, and additional dopants enables H.C. Starck to finely tune the coarseness of tungsten high-performance powders before additional carburization processes occur. This enables a diverse range of powder grades with average Fisher grain sizes across an approximate range of 0.7—50 micrometers (µm). H.C. Starck Solutions molybdenum powders are similarly produced in a hydrogen atmosphere, using molybdenum trioxide (MoO3) and ammonium molybdates. This is a finely-tuned process that enables the generation of high-performance molybdenum powders with a mean particle size of 20—30 µm.

World-class application technology and laboratory services enable H.C. Starck Solutions to tightly control the processing parameters for a range of refractory metals. This forms the backbone of H.C. Starck Solutions customer-specific powder design capabilities. If you would like to learn more, simply contact a member of the team today.

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Tubes

ADVANTAGES

H.C. Starck Solutions offers TA tubing and molybdenum tubes for producing quartz tubing and for quartz melting. Using its extrusion experience, H.C. Starck Solutions fabricates large diameter molybdenum tubing ideal for quartz melting vessels, mandrels and orifice plates.

H.C. Starck Solutions has vast experience in the manufacturing and processing of high performance materials, including molybdenum and their alloys. These advanced materials play a key role in the glass industry’s challenging applications in feeding, melting, homogenizing, and shaping of glass products.

APPLICATION

Chemical Processing Equipment

MARKET SEGMENT

Industrial Processing, Aerospace & Defense, Electronics

MATERIALS

Mo, Mo EBM, Mo30W, TZM, MoLa, Nb, Grain stabil. Nb, Nb EBM, Ta, Ta EBM, NRC, Ultra 76, Ultra 76 Plus, W

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Sheet / Plate / Foil

ADVANTAGES

H.C. Starck Solutions tantalum sheet and foil are popular for chemical processing applications, where customers can convert it into lining for columns, vessels, tanks, reactors, parts for heat exchangers, and more.

APPLICATION

High Temperature Processing

MARKET SEGMENT

Industrial Processing, Aerospace & Defense, Electronics

MATERIALS

Mo, Mo EBM, CuMoCu, MoCu, NiMoNi, TZM, MP35N, MoLa, Nb, Stabil. Nb, Nb EBM, Ta, Ta EBM, TaW, W, (W, Ni, Fe), NRC76, Ultra 76, Ultra 76 Plus, Ta10W

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TANTALUM SHEET, PLATE, ROUND DISK AND FOIL

Customers transform our tantalum plate into products for military, chemical processing, and other anti-corrosion type applications.

Both tantalum sheet and plate are used by customers in the manufacturer of components for anticorrosion equipment. Round discs cut from tantalum plate are employed to repair and reinforcement work in anti-corrosion equipment.

Because of their strength and workability, very thin sheets of tantalum can be clad to other surfaces, providing superior corrosion protection and cost effectiveness.

Our tantalum sheet and plate are supplied with a cold-rolled and chemically cleaned surface. The sheet and plate may be locally conditioned to remove defects, provided that thickness tolerance is maintained.

Depending on your specifications and needs, all of our tantalum sheet, plate, and foil are visually inspected for slivers, laminations, excessive roll marks and handling scratches.

ULTRA76 Ta alloys offer higher corrosion resistance in most environments generating value added by extending product life time, reducing material thickness and improving processes throughput.

  • Higher temperatures possible, shorter cooling/heating cycle times
  • Constant surface finish (Ra<0.8 micrometers)
  • Material only from non-conflict sources, H.C. Starck Solutions is EICC certified
  • Uniform wall thickness
  • Best flatness for explosion clad applications

Dimensions

Form Thickness, Dia., Wall
inches (mm)
Width, Length
inches (mm)
Tantalum Foil 0.001“ to 0.005“
(0.025 to 0.1270 mm)
12“ maximum width x coil
(30.5 mm max. width x coil)
Tantalum Sheet 0.005“ to 0.020“
(0.1270 to 0.50 mm)
36“ maximum width x coil
(915 mm max. width x coil)
Tantalum Sheet 0.015“ to 0.060“
(0.380 to 1.524 mm)
40“ width x coil
(1000 mm width x coil)
Tantalum Round Disk Thickness: 0.060″ to 0.125″
(1.524 to 3.175 mm)
Up to 37 in diameter
Tantalum Plate 0.060“ to 0.125“
(1.524 to 3.175 mm)
width not to exceed 40“
(1000 mm)

*Total weight of finished plate not to exceed 350 Ib.

Mechanical Properties for Sheet and Plate

Grade and Form Ultimate Tensile Strength
min, psi (MPa)
Yield Strength
min, psi (MPa) (2% Offset)
Elongation
min, % (1 inch GL)
Unalloyed Tantalum (R05200), (R05400) Plate, Sheet and Strip
0.003“ – 0.060“ thick
>_ 0.060“ thick
30 000 (207)
25 000 (172)
20 000 (138)
15 000 (103)
20
30
97.5% Tantalum, 2.5% Tungsten,
(R05252) Sheet and Strip
Plate
40 000 (276)
40 000 (276)
30 000 (207)
28 000 (193)
20
20

Please contact us for additional sizes and requirements.

Tantalum and Tantalum Alloy Products:

Refer to Product Data Sheets for Tantalum for sizes:

PD-7033 NRC Ultra 76 Tantalum Alloy (Ta 2.5%W)
PD-7035 NRC Tantalum (UNS R05200)
PD-7036 NRC Tantalum Beam Melted Tantalum (ETA) (UNS R05200)

TUNGSTEN PLATE, SHEET, AND FOIL

Tungsten mill products available from H.C. Starck Solutions include plate, sheet, and foil with many options on width, length and thickness. Pure Tungsten flat rolled products are fabricated from pressed and sintered powder metallurgy ingot and are rolled to a wide range of plate, sheet, and foil thicknesses.

Flat rolled products

Pure Tungsten flat rolled products are fabricated from pressed and sintered powder metallurgy ingot and are rolled to a wide range of plate, sheet, and foil thicknesses.

The material is 99.95% pure Tungsten sheet and is normally supplied as-rolled in thicknesses below 0.030″, and stress relieved at that thickness and above.

Thickness Tolerance
Thickness Tolerance Width Tolerance Length Tolerance Flatness Tolerance
Thickness (Inches) (% of Thickness) (Inches) (Inches) (% Maximum)
.1875 to .625 ± 4  +.125 -0  +.125 -0 5
Over .500 to 1.125 ± 5  +.125 -0  +.125 -0 5

Plate camber (edge straightness) = Maximum .0625 inch per foot of length.

Plate will be sheared, abrasive cut, band saw cut, or water jet cut to the tolerances shown.

Surface Condition

Tungsten plate is normally supplied with a uniform matte finish, clean and free from foreign matter. Major surface defects will be removed by grinding provided that such conditioning does not reduce dimensions below specified limits.

PURE TUNGSTEN SHEET 4202

Physical Characteristics:

Thickness Tolerance
Thickness (Inches) Up to 12 Inches wide (Inches) Over 12 thru 24 Inches wide (Inches)
0.005 to 0.008 ± 0.0007
Over 0.008 to 0.011 ± 0.001
Over 0.011 to 0.015 ± 0.0012
Over 0.015 to 0.020 ± 0.0015
Over 0.020 to 0.040 ± 0.002
Over 0.040 to 0.187 ± 5 % ± 5 %

*For thickness 0.040 to 0.187 inches; sheet will be sheared, abrasive cut, band saw cut, or water jet cut to the tolerances shown.

Bedsheet is sold as a useable width, therefore any cracks or delaminations on the edges are acceptable as long as a 6, 12 or 24 inch minimum width can be yielded from the material.

Length Tolerance

For specified lengths, the tolerance for all sizes is + .0625 – 0 inch per foot of length. Edge Straightness-Maximum camber is .0625 inch per foot of length.

Flatness Tolerance

The total deviation from flatness will not exceed 4 % maximum.

PURE TUNGSTEN FOIL 4201

Physical Characteristics

Thickness Tolerance
Thickness Available Width (Inches) Tolerance (Inches)
0.002 ± 0.0003 250 to 6
0.003 ± 0.0004 250 to 12
0.004 ± 0.0005 250 to 12
0.0049 ± 0.0007 250 to 12

Tolerance for intermediate thickness will correspond to next heavier thickness shown.

Width Tolerance
SLIT WIDTH SHEARED WIDTH (INCHES) (INCHES)
Thickness (Inches) over .500 thru 6 wide Inches over 6 thru 12 wide Inches over .500 thru 12 wide Inches
0.002 to 0.049 ± .010 ± .015 ± .031

Tungsten discs, washers and squares for power semiconductors

Tungsten is widely used as contact materials in silicon controlled rectifiers diodes, transistors and thyristors (GTO’S). Other than in specialist applications, molybdenum is now accepted as the first choice mounting material for power semiconductor devices due to its significantly lower cost and weight.

The fact that both materials have a similar coefficient of expansion to silicon combined with high thermal conductivity makes them an ideal choice, especially in large area power devices where considerable heat is generated. Further applications include the use of molybdenum and tungsten as heat sink bases in IC’S, LSI’S and hybrid circuits.

TUNGSTEN DISCS
PRODUCTION METHOD THICKNESS DIAMETER
mm inch mm inch
PUNCH 0.1 – 0.3 0.004 – 0.012 5.0 – 30.0 0.200 – 1.20
0.31 – 0.5 0.012 – 0.020 10.0 – 40.0 0.400 – 1.60
0.51 – 1.0 0.020 – 0.040 10.0 – 50.0 0.400 – 2.00
1.1 – 2.0 0.040 – 0.080 20.0 – 50.0 0.800 – 2.00
2.1 – 3.0 0.080 – 0.160 20.0 – 60.0 0.800 – 2.50

 

TUNGSTEN SQUARES
PRODUCTION METHOD THICKNESS DIAMETER
mm inch mm inch
SAW 0.010 – 0.50 0.004 – 0.020 0.50 – 10.0 0.020 – 0.40
0.51 – 1.00 0.020 – 0.040 1.00 – 70.0 0.040 – 2.80
1.10 – 2.00 0.040 – 0.080 5.00 – 75.0 0.200 – 3.00
PUNCH 0.20 – 0.50 0.008 – 0.020 5.00 – 25.0 0.200 – 1.00
0.51 – 1.00 0.020 – 0.040 15.0 – 55.0 0.600 – 2.00
1.10 – 2.00 0.040 – 0.080 10.0 – 75.0 0.400 – 3.00
EDM 0.50 – 1.00 0.020 – 0.040 10.0 – 100.0 0.400 – 4.00
1.10 – 2.00 0.040 – 0.080 10.0 – 200.0 0.400 – 0.80
2.10 – 6.00 0.080 – 0.240 20.0 – 200.0 0.800 – 8.00

Length Tolerance

For specific lengths, tolerance is + .0625 – 0 inch per foot of length. Tungsten foil is supplied in a coil having a minimum internal diameter of 3 inches, with a minimum coil length of 10 feet.

Surface Condition

Foil will have a bright finish and will be essentially free of surface defects or edge delaminations as determined by visual examination. Special mirror finish material is available upon request.

MOLYBDENUM PLATE, SHEET AND FOIL

Vacuum Arc-Cast Molybdenum Mill Products

The VAC method of consolidation is unique to H.C. Starck Solutions. Materials made by this process is available exclusively from H.C. Starck Solutions and yields a homogeneous product which is very low in residual elements, provides better strength at elevated temperatures and exhibits excellent workability, weld-ability and good machining characteristics.

In the vacuum arc-casting process, 99.95% pure molybdenum powder, ultra-pure molybdenum powder or one of our molybdenum-base alloys is pressed, sintered, and melted (all under vacuum) to produce a casting weighing up to one ton. This arc-casting is then further worked by extrusion followed by forging or rolling.

Where highest purity, maximum toughness, and ductility at low temperatures are required, arc-cast molybdenum mill products are available in a special low-carbon grade. This material is 99.97% pure molybdenum and contains a maximum of .010% residual carbon, compared to the nominal .030% maximum carbon content of normal arc-cast molybdenum.

Workability and machinability are also superior with this special product.

H.C. Starck Solutions produces a wide range of molybdenum and molybdenum alloy mill products using two primary consolidation methods; vacuum arc-casting (AC) and powder metallurgy (PM). The availability of products from both of these established processes gives users many options in selecting a material to satisfy their specific application requirements. Mill products available from either process include forging billets, bar, rod, sheet, plate and foil.

Refer to Product Data Sheets for further Molybdenum sizes:

Molybdenum Forms and Tolerances
Form Thickness Width Length
Sheet 0.005” to 0.187” 24” max. sheet **
(0.127 to 4.750 mm) (610 mm) (2.438 m) or coil*
Foil 0.001” to 0.0049” 1/2” to 12” coil
(0.0254 to 0.12 mm) ( 12.7 to 305 mm)

Molybdenum Pure Products

PD-7000 Pure Molybdenum AC Bar Low Carbon
PD-7006 Pure Molybdenum AC Bar
PD-7009 Pure Molybdenum PB PM Bar
PD-7010 Pure Molybdenum PSB PM Billet
PD-7029 Pure Molybdenum Plate PP-22-2
PD-7014 Pure Molybdenum Sheet Premium Grade PS-100-2
PD-7016 Pure Molybdenum Sheet Standard Grade PS-300-2
PD-7017 Pure Molybdenum Foil F-21-5
PD-7026 Pure Molybdenum ABL AC Bar Low Carbon
PD-7028 Pure Molybdenum ASL AC Sheet 3202 Low Carbon
PD-7030 Pure Molybdenum APL AC Plate 3203 Low Carbon

Molybdenum Alloys Products

PD-7001 Molybdenum Alloy TZM PM Sheet 2702
PD-7011 Molybdenum Alloy TZM PM Plate 2703
PD-7004 Molybdenum Alloy TZM AC Plate 3403
PD-7005 Molybdenum Alloy TZM AC Sheet 3402
PD-7021 Molybdenum Alloy TZM AFBT AC Forging Billet
PD-7025 Molybdenum Alloy TZM ABT AC Bar
PD-7031 Molybdenum Alloy P/M TZM PM Billet
PD-7043 Molybdenum Alloy ODS Mo-La PM Sheet 2602
PD-7044 Molybdenum Alloy ODS Mo-La PM Plate 2603
PD-7020 Molybdenum Alloy AFB-30W AC Forging Billet
PD-7022 Molybdenum Alloy AFB AC Forging Billet
PD-7024 Molybdenum Alloy AB-30W AC Bar
PD-7008 Molybdenum Alloy PBT PM Bar

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Rod / Wire / Coil

ADVANTAGES

High degree of biocompatibility

APPLICATION

Superconductivity, High Temperature Vacuum Furnace

MARKET SEGMENT

Industrial Processing, Aerospace & Defense, Electronics, Medical, Additive Manufacturing

MATERIALS

Mo, Mo EBM, TZM, Nb, Nb EBM, Grain Stabl. Nb, Ta, Ta EBM, W, WHA, NRC76, Ultra 76, Ultra 76 Plus, Ta3W, Ta10W, C-103

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NIOBIUM ROD

H.C. Starck Solutions offers NRC® niobium metal produced from electron beam melted ingots. Grain Stabilized Niobium (GSNb) is made by EB and VAR melting. Both materials are malleable, weldable, machineable and formable. GSNb is used in applications where a consistently finer grain size is required.

GSNb is a patent pending single-phase micro-alloy that has a grain size of approximately 2 ASTM numbers finer than standard commercial grade niobium.

Niobium is used in the manufacture of products for diverse applications.

  • Synthetic diamonds
  • Sputtering targets for fiber optic applications or architectural glass
  • Nickel based superalloys; and alloyed with titanium or tin
  • Superconductors
  • Nuclear reactors it has low thermal neutron cross section and superior corrosion resistance
  • High temperature vacuum furnaces, where it is an excellent getter
  • Sodium vapor lamps, where it is resistant to attack by the molten alkali

Niobium rod is worked cold from ingot to final diameter. Forging, rolling, swaging, and drawing are used singularly or in combination to reach the desired size. Proprietary techniques have been developed by H.C. Starck Solutions to overcome the metal’s extremely high-galling tendencies.

Rod is generally supplied with a forged surface above 1-3/8″ diameter, and a swaged or drawn finish in smaller diameters. Rod, preferably un-annealed, may be centerless ground to improve diameter tolerances. The minimum diameter for centerless grinding is .125″. Rod to a maximum of 1/4″ and wire may be supplied in coils or straightened and cut to length.

TANTALUM ROD,  WIRE, COIL

A favorite with chemical processing applications that require anti-corrosion characteristics is tantalum rod including the manufacturer of components for anticorrosion equipment.

Outstanding refractory, anti-corrosion and biocompatibility properties make our tantalum wire a unique material for selected applications. Customers transform our tantalum wire into leads for Ta capacitors in electronic, anti-corrosion chemical processing, biomedical devices for medical applications, and filaments for lighting applications.

H.C. Starck Solutions tantalum rod is worked cold from ingot to final diameter. Forging, rolling, swaging, and drawing are used singularly or in combination to reach the desired size.

Proprietary techniques have been developed by H.C. Starck Solutions to overcome the metal’s extremely high-galling tendencies. Special lubricants and die design, as well as suitable speeds and reductions per pass, are all a part of cold drawing tantalum.

Our tantalum rod is generally supplied with a forged surface above 1-3/8″ diameter and a swaged or drawn finish in smaller diameters. The rod, preferably unannealed, may be centerless ground to improve diameter tolerances. The minimum diameter for centerless grinding is .125″.

H.C. Starck Solutions tantalum rod is produced to a maximum of 1/4″ and wire may be supplied in coils or straightened and cut to length.

Tantalum wire with a diameter of 0.040“or below is shipped on spools.

ULTRA76 tantalum alloys offer higher corrosion resistance in most environments creating additional value through extending the products service life, reducing material thickness and improving processes throughput.

  • Higher temperatures possible, shorter cooling/heating cycle times
  • Constant surface finish (Ra<0.8 micrometers)
  • Tantalum material only from non-conflict sources – EICC certified
  • Uniform wall thickness

Dimensions

Form Thickness, Dia., Wall
inches (mm)
Width, Length
inches (mm)
Rod 0.125“ to 0.625“
(3.175 to 15.875 mm dia.)
0.625“ to 3.000“ dia.
(15.875 to 76.200 mm dia.)
coil or straight lengths

straight lengths

Wire 0.010“ to 0.125“ dia.
(0.254 to 3.175 mm dia.)
coil
Coil 0.028″ to 0.125″ dia.
(0.711 to 3.175 mm dia.)
coil

Please contact us for additional sizes and requirements.

Tantalum and Tantalum Alloy Products:

Refer to Product Data Sheets for Tantalum for sizes:

– PD-7033 NRC Ultra 76 Tantalum Alloy (Ta 2.5%W)
– PD-7035 NRC Tantalum (UNS R05200)
– PD-7036 NRC Tantalum Beam Melted Tantalum (ETA) (UNS R05200)

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Bar / Billet / Forging

ADVANTAGES

The VAC method of consolidation is unique to H.C. Starck Solutions. Materials made by this process is available exclusively from H.C. Starck Solutions and yields a homogeneous product which is very low in residual elements, provides better strength at elevated temperatures and exhibits excellent work-ability, weld-ability and good machining characteristics.

APPLICATION

Feedstock for further processing

MARKET SEGMENT

Industrial Processing, Aerospace & Defense, Electronics, Medical

MATERIALS

Mo, Mo EBM, Mo30W, TZM, Nb, Grain stabil. Nb, Nb EBM, Ta, Ta EBM, NRC76, Ultra 76, Ultra 76 Plus, Ta10W

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In the vacuum arc-casting process, 99.95% pure molybdenum powder, ultra-pure molybdenum powder or one of our molybdenum-base alloys is pressed, sintered, and melted (all under vacuum) to produce a casting weighing up to one ton. This arc-casting is then further worked by extrusion followed by forging or rolling.

Where highest purity, maximum toughness, and ductility at low temperatures are required, arc-cast molybdenum mill products are available in a special low-carbon grade. This material is 99.97% pure molybdenum and contains a maximum of .010% residual carbon, compared to the nominal .030% maximum carbon content of normal arc-cast molybdenum.

Work-ability and machinability are also superior with this special product.

H.C. Starck Solutions produces a wide range of molybdenum and molybdenum alloy mill products using two primary consolidation methods; vacuum arc-casting (AC) and powder metallurgy (PM). The availability of products from both of these established processes gives users many options in selecting a material to satisfy their specific application requirements. Mill products available from either process include forging billets, bar, rod, sheet, plate and foil.

Molybdenum Products:

Refer to Product Data Sheets for Molybdenum for sizes:

PD-7000 Pure Molybdenum AC Bar Low Carbon
PD-7006 Pure Molybdenum AC Bar
PD-7009 Pure Molybdenum PB PM Bar
PD-7010 Pure Molybdenum PSB PM Billet
PD-7026 Pure Molybdenum ABL AC Bar Low Carbon

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Sintering Trays

ADVANTAGES

Sintering trays are durable base components used to retain raw powder materials as they undergo the process of fusing together at elevated temperatures. Various sintering techniques are prescribed based on the material under development.

APPLICATION

High Temperature Processing

MARKET SEGMENT

Industrial Processing

MATERIALS

Mo, Mo EBM, TZM, MoLa, Ta, Ta EBM, W

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Technical ceramics may be generated under pressurized conditions in an inert environment to ensure full densification and homogeneity of the green body, while sintering of most metallic powders can typically be conducted under atmospheric pressures with a catalytic gas. H.C. Starck Solutions specializes in the fabrication of sturdy sintering trays suitable for various furnace architectures.

With almost 100 years’ experience in the supply of superb, pure and alloyed refractory materials, H.C. Starck Solutions offers high-performance sintering trays suitable for high-temperature material processing in a range of conditions.

Refractory Sintering Trays

Sintering is conducted to fuse fine particles of a material into a singular solid mass by elevating the temperature of the powder to the point at which atoms begin to diffuse across particle boundaries. This causes fusion without causing the material to melt. Refractory metals and alloys are ideal for manufacturing sintering trays due to their exceptional thermodynamic properties.

H.C. Starck Solutions fabricates sintering trays to custom geometries, using a range of high-performance refractory materials. These include:

  • Pure molybdenum (Mo) and electron beam melted (EBM) molybdenum, alongside its alloys molybdenum-lanthanum (MoLa) and titanium-zirconium-molybdenum (TZM).
  • Tantalum (Ta) in both standard and EBM formats.
  • Tungsten (W).

These materials can be manipulated to demonstrate superior mechanical properties at elevated temperatures, guaranteeing high-purity conditions for chemically-sensitive sintering operations. H.C. Starck Solutions can provide sintering trays using each of these high-performance refractories for high-temperature furnaces operating in vacuum, reducing, or inert atmospheric conditions.

If you have any queries about the most suitable material for your sintering application, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the H.C. Starck Solutions team today.

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Shielding Parts / Radiation Shielding

ADVANTAGES

Dense refractory alloys are vital for the manufacture of radiation shielding parts in advanced medical equipment and industrial processing facilities. They serve the dual purpose of protecting patients or operating personnel alongside more sensitive components from intense electromagnetic radiation. H.C. Starck Solutions has developed a catalog of advanced shielding parts using high-density refractory metals and their alloys, including: tantalum (Ta), electron beam melted (EBM) tantalum, tungsten (W), tungsten heavy alloy (WHA), and titanium-zirconium-molybdenum (TZM).

APPLICATION

Radiation Management, Heat Management, Superconductivity

MARKET SEGMENT

Medical, Industrial Processing

MATERIALS

Ta, Ta EBM, W, WHA, Wcu, TZM

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H.C. Starck Solutions has emerged as one of the leading suppliers of advanced shielding parts for radiation and heat management, and superconductivity applications.

Shielding Parts for High-Technology Applications

The density of a material is an essential factor in its radiation absorption properties. Heavier metals like tantalum (with a density of ~16.6 g/cm3) and tungsten (~19.3g/cm3) are more effective at absorbing radiation across the full spectrum – including X-rays and infrared (IR) waves – than conventional structural materials. Yet, the inherent properties of these metals make them very difficult to fabricate into finished components with the tight tolerances required of high-technology applications.

H.C. Starck Solutions has over 20 years’ experience in the field of manufacturing intricate components using high-performance refractory metals for the medical sector. Specializing in the generation of fabricated shielding parts for medical and industrial applications, H.C. Starck Solutions offers tailored radiation management solutions comprised of some of the heaviest metals on earth. These capabilities are buoyed by expertise in the fields of CNC grinding, milling, and lathe turning for numerous refractory material types. Final quality control processes guarantee that shielding parts are delivered within tight tolerances to customer specifications, with high capability inspection equipment ensuring highly uniform topographies with approximate resolutions of 0.1 – 1 micrometer (μm).

H.C. Starck Solutions shielding parts made using tantalum, tungsten, and their alloys have already provided appreciable returns on investment (ROIs) to customers in demanding industrial processing applications, advanced medical technology sectors, and cutting-edge superconductivity markets. If you would like to learn more about H.C. Starck Solutions shielding parts, simply contact a member of the team today.

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Nozzles

ADVANTAGES

High abrasion resistance due to high strength and hardness. High dimentional intergrity, providing a constant spraying cone. Good thermal shock resistance. Good chemical resistance.

  • high abrasion resistance due to high strength and hardness
  • high dimensional integrity,providing a constant spraying cone
  • good thermal shock resistance
  • good chemical resistance

APPLICATION

Propulsion, High Temperature Processing

MARKET SEGMENT

Aerospace & Defense, Industrial Processing

MATERIALS

C103, Mo, Mo30W, TZM, MoLa, W

For manufacturing and drying of chemical aggressive and/or abrasive materials the ceramic nozzles are preferred, e.g. in the desulfurization of smoke gas, where the ceramic offers a considerable longer lifetime.

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