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Purity:99.99% Package:12400RMB/1.0m Remarks:Re104
RHENIUM Basic information
Product Name:RHENIUM
Synonyms:RPMI;Rhenium slug, 12.7mm dia., 99.99% trace metals basis;Rhenium wire, 0.25mm dia., 99.95% trace metals basis;Rhenium wire, 0.5mm dia., 99.95% trace metals basis;Rhenium wire, 1.0mm dia., 99.95% trace metals basis;Rhenium powder, -325 mesh, 99.99% trace metals basis;Rhenium powder, -22 mesh, 99.999% trace metals basis;Rhenium foil25x25mm
Product Categories:Inorganics;Metal and Ceramic Science;Metals;Rhenium;Alternative Energy;Catalysis and Inorganic Chemistry;Fuel Cell CatalystsChemical Synthesis;Materials Science;metal or element
Mol File:7440-15-5.mol
RHENIUM Structure
RHENIUM Chemical Properties
Melting point 3180 °C(lit.)
Boiling point 5596 °C(lit.)
density 21,04 g/cm3
storage temp. Flammables area
form wire
color Silver-gray
Water Solubility Insoluble in water.
Merck 13,8261
CAS DataBase Reference7440-15-5(CAS DataBase Reference)
Safety Information
Hazard Codes C,F,Xi
Risk Statements 34-11-36/38
Safety Statements 16-45-36/37/39-26-33-27
RIDADR UN 3178 4.1/PG 2
WGK Germany 3
RTECS VI0780000
HazardClass 8
PackingGroup III
MSDS Information
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RHENIUM Usage And Synthesis
Chemical Propertiesgray powder
HistoryDiscovery of rhenium is generally attributed to Noddack, Tacke, and Berg, who announced in 1925 they had detected the element in platinum ores and columbite. They also found the element in gadolinite and molybdenite. By working up 660 kg of molybdenite they were able in 1928 to extract 1 g of rhenium. The price in 1928 was $10,000/g. Rhenium does not occur free in nature or as a compound in a distinct mineral species. It is, however, widely spread throughout the Earth’s crust to the extent of about 0.001 ppm. Commercial rhenium in the U.S. today is obtained from molybdenite roaster-flue dusts obtained from copper-sulfide ores mined in the vicinity of Miami, Arizona, and elsewhere in Arizona and Utah. Some molybdenites contain from 0.002 to 0.2% rhenium. It is estimated that in 1999 about 16,000 kg of rhenium was being produced. The total estimated world reserves of rhenium is 11,000,000 kg. Natural rhenium is a mixture of two isotopes, one of which has a very long half-life. Thirty-nine other unstable isotopes are recognized. Rhenium metal is prepared by reducing ammonium perrhenate with hydrogen at elevated temperatures. The element is silvery white with a metallic luster; its density is exceeded by that of only platinum, iridium, and osmium, and its melting point is exceeded by that of only tungsten and carbon. It has other useful properties. The usual commercial form of the element is a powder, but it can be consolidated by pressing and resistance-sintering in a vacuum or hydrogen atmosphere. This produces a compact shape in excess of 90% of the density of the metal. Annealed rhenium is very ductile, and can be bent, coiled, or rolled. Rhenium is used as an additive to tungsten and molybdenum-based alloys to impart useful properties. It is widely used for filaments for mass spectrographs and ion gages. Rhenium-molybdenum alloys are superconductive at 10 K. Rhenium is also used as an electrical contact material as it has good wear resistance and withstands arc corrosion. Thermocouples made of Re-W are used for measuring temperatures up to 2200°C, and rhenium wire has been used in photoflash lamps for photography. Rhenium catalysts are exceptionally resistant to poisoning from nitrogen, sulfur, and phosphorus, and are used for hydrogenation of fine chemicals, hydrocracking, reforming, and disproportionation of olefins. Rhenium has recently become especially important as a catalyst for petroleum refining and in making super-alloys for jet engines. Rhenium costs about $16/g (99.99% pure). Little is known of its toxicity; therefore, it should be handled with care until more data are available.
DefinitionMetallic element, atomic number 75, group VIIB of the periodic table, aw 186.207; valences = ?1, 1 through 7; 4, 6, and 7 are most common, the last being the most stable. There are two isotopes.
UsesElectron tube and semiconductor applications, in alloys for electrical contacts, as catalyst; possibly in high tempereture thermocouples and to improve the workability of tungsten and molybdenum alloys; plating jewelry, medical instruments, high vac equipment, mirror backings.
HazardFlammable in powder form.
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