Lanthanum Hexaboride Rod, LaB6 Rod

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The Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) rod offers high conductivity, stability, and minimal evaporation. It's commonly used in electron microscopes, X-ray sources, and electron beam welding. Heeger Materials offers top-quality LaB6 rods at competitive prices, with customized options for purity and dimensions to meet specific requirements.

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The Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) rod, known for its high conductivity, stability, and low evaporation rate, is widely used as a cathode material in modern technology, including plasma generators, RF ion sources, mass spectrometers, electronic micromirrors, and electronics.

Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) Rod

Lanthanum Hexaboride Rod Physical Properties

Structure:

polycrystalline

Thermal conductivity:

W/mK

47

(20 °C)

Thermal expansion:

10-6K-1

6.2

(20 - 900 °C)

Density:

g/cm3

4.72

Melting point:

°C

2528

Spec. electrical resistance:

microohm cm

ca. 15

(20 °C)

Electrical conductivity:

S/cm

6.65 x 104

(20 °C)

Current density:

A/cm2

200

(1600 °C)

Electron emissivity:

eV

< 4

Lanthanum Hexaboride Rod Chemical Composition

LaB6 Purity: 99%, 99.9%, 99.9995%, B(% min.): 31%

Rare Earth Impurities

Non-RE Impurities

Ce

<120ppm

Fe

<250ppm

Pr

<150ppm

Si

<100ppm

Nd

<180ppm

Ca

<90ppm

Sm

<112ppm

C

<300ppm

Y

<250ppm

Mg

<100ppm

Ti

<100ppm

Lanthanum Hexaboride Rod Applications

  • Used to manufacture components such as nozzles, turbine blades, and combustion chambers for aerospace engines.
  • Used as corrosion-resistant seals and valve components for handling corrosive media and process fluids under high-temperature and high-pressure conditions.
  • Used to fabricate nuclear fuel elements, control rods, and reactor components.
  • Used as refractory materials for furnaces and smelting equipment.
  • Used to produce high-temperature capacitors, heating elements, and dielectric support materials.

Lanthanum Hexaboride Rod Packing

Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) Rod is carefully packaged in cartons boxes with foam protection to minimize damage during storage and transportation and to preserve the quality of our products in their original condition.

Lanthanum Hexaboride Rod Packing

Other Hexaborides Rods

HM is a leading supplier of other Hexaborid-Ceramics Lanthanides rods, such as Cerium Boride (CeB6) RodsCalcium Hexaboride (CaB6) RodsEuropium Hexaboride (EuB6) Rods, etc.

Why choose us?

  • The minimum order quantity is 1 piece.
  • High purified material of 99.995%.
  • Competitive Pricing and lead time.

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