West of England Metals and Materials Association
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Tantalum — a group 5 metal in Mendeleev's periodic table of the elements

Majid Kalantary, AVX Ltd, Tantalum Division, Devon

Venue: Burwalls Centre for Continuing Education

Wednesday December 2, 2009 at 19:30

The applications of tantalum are diverse and tantalizing. They include

The presentation will cover the relationships between these applications and the unique properties of the element, encompassing aspects of powder metallurgy, electrochemistry and manufacturing control. It will describe how analytical techniques have been used to determine and improve the quality of tantalum based products.

Trabecular metal implants Tantalum and Ta-Alloys Tantalum capacitors
Trabecular Metal Implant Tantalum Tubes Tantalum Capacitors

Trabecular metal implants are fabricated using elemental tantalum metal and vapour deposition techniques that create a metallic strut configuration similar to trabecular bone Zimmer Technology

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