What is Cerium?
Cerium is a soft, silvery-white metal that belongs to the lantane series of rare earth metals. Thanks to its oxidative properties and ability to assume different oxidation states, Cerium is an essential component in various chemical and industrial applications.
Form of Cerium
Our Cerium is available in various forms, tailored to the specific needs of your chemical experiments and processes.
Applications of Cerium(IV) oxide
Cerium(IV) oxide, derived from Cerium, has numerous critical applications, such as:
- In petroleum refining as a catalyst for catalytic cracking.
- In three-way catalytic converters for purifying vehicle exhaust gases.
- As an abrasive powder for polishing various surfaces – from television screens and lenses to silicon wafers for solar cells.
- For decolorizing green glass.
- As a pigment in dermatological preparations, such as lipsticks.
- Incorporated into the wall of self-cleaning ovens.
- In incandescent gaslamps.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- How should I store Cerium safely? It is recommended to store Cerium in a dry, cool place, away from direct sunlight and moisture.
- Is Cerium toxic? Although Cerium is relatively stable, precautions should be taken when handling and storing.
- Where can I find more information about Cerium? More detailed information can be found in the safety data sheets or on Pubchem.
Where can I buy Cerium for various applications?
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