GENERAL PROPERTIES

CHEMICAL SYMBOL

Cd

ATOMIC WEIGHT

112.41

SPECIFIC GRAVITY

8.65

MELTING POINT

320.9 űC

BOILING POINT

767 űC

*Chemical Engineers’ Handbook R.H. Perry Ed. 1973
White metal, ductile and malleable, easily scratched. Insoluble in water. As alloying element, it has antifriction properties and lowers the melting point of certain metals such as lead, tin, antimony; bismuth and zinc.
CADMIUM

MILLIMETERS

INCHES

 

LARGE

WIDTH

HEIGHT

DIAMETER

LARGE

WIDTH

HEIGHT

DIAMETER

Balls

     

50.8

     

2

Sticks

229

   

13

9

   

0.5

Box

290

240

230

 

11 3/8

9 7/16

9 1/8

 

SHAPE, SIZE AND PACKAGING: Balls of approximately 540 grs. (1 lb.) Wooden box weighting approximately 45 Kgs. (100 Lbs.) on wooden pallets of 22 boxes and approximately weight of 1,000 Kgs. (2,200 lbs.)

Sticks of approximately 250 grs. (2/3 lbs.) Wooden box weighting approximately 50 Kgs. (110 lbs.) on wooden pallets of 20 boxes and approximately weight of 1,000 Kgs. (2,200 lbs.)

TYPICAL ANALYSIS: (%)

Cadmium

min.

99.9500

Antimony

max.

0.0003

Arsenic

max.

0.0003

Lead

max.

0.0100

Tin

max.

0.0003

Copper

max.

0.0025

Silver

max.

0.0025

Thallium

max.

0.0003

Zinc

max.

0.0005

Iron

max.

0.0005

Nickel

max.

0.0005

Cobalt

max.

0.0005

ASTM B440-83 SPECIFICATION IS GUARANTEED BY MET-MEX

USES:
Batteries Electrical/Electronics

Fuses
Pigments (red, yellow)
Solders

Plastic fiber
Coatings