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Silver Catalyst

Facts on Silver
Silver Ag is a brilliant precious metal which has always been much sought after
due to its special properties. The melting point is 960 degrees Celcius. Density is 10.5.
Chemical Sign: Ag
Atomic Number: 47
Atomic Weight: 108
Density: 10.5 g/cm
Melting Point: 962C
Boiling Point: 2212C
Crystal Structure: FCC

Electronic Structure: Kr 4d10 5s1


Specific Electrical Resistivity: 1.60.cm
Thermal Conductivity: 429W m-1 K-1
Specific Heat at 25C: 237 J K-1 kg-1
Linear Expansion Coefficient: 19.110-6 K-1
Hardness HV: 25 Soft, 90 Hard
Tensile Strength MPa: 170 Soft, 330 Hard

K.A.Rasmussen a.s
K.A.Rasmussen a.s is the leading Nordic
supplier of precious metals. Products based
on silver, gold and platinum group metals
are supplied to silverware industry, silverand goldsmiths, dental technicians and
laboratories, as well as to industry. Our
production also includes implant technology.
K.A.Rasmussen a.s has been a well
renowned producer of silver catalyst for

40 years. Our product is beeing exported to


most parts of the world. We have a longstanding relationship with customers.
Our R & D department is prepared to assist
our customers.
K.A.Rasmussen a.s is certified according to
ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 13485 for medical
devices.

Silver Catalyst
Processes silver catalyst

Production of new catalyst


Sieveing into fractions
Melting of used catalyst
Refining of used catalyst
Laboratory. Chemical analyses with
certificate on new and used catalyst.
R & D Department

K.A.Rasmussen a.s can also supply woven or


knitted silver gauze.

Specifications on Silver Catalyst

Crystal size and bulk density


Fraction
K1
K2
K3
K4
K5
K6
K7

Sieve
(mm.)
0,15 0,30
0,25 0,50
0,30 0,70
0,50 1,00
0,70 1,50
1,00 1,50
1,50 2,00

Bulk density
(g/cm3)
1,3 - 1,8
1,3 - 1,8
1,3 - 1,8
1,2 - 1,8
1,2 - 1,8
1,2 - 1,8
1,2 - 1,8

All fractions are available from stock


with short time of delivery.

Silver catalyst from K.A.Rasmussen a.s is


characterized by:
high chemical purity
high specific surface area
low bulk density which requires less
silver installed
wide spectre of fractions,

giving an optimal catalyst bed and:


optimal pressure drop
high yield
long life time of catalyst bed
optimal economy
simple and safe handling

Typical analysis
Silver
Gold
Palladium
Platinum
Copper
Nickel
Chrome
Lead

Ag
Au
Pd
Pt
Cu
Ni
Cr
Pb

> 99.99 %
< 5 ppm
< 5 ppm
< 5 ppm
< 50 ppm
< 5 ppm
< 10 ppm
< 5 ppm

Zink
Iron
Manganese
Molybdenum
Aluminium
Cadmium
Silicon
Sum trace metals

Zn
Fe
Mn
Mo
Al
Cd
Si

< 5 ppm
< 5 ppm
< 1 ppm
< 5 ppm
< 5 ppm
< 10 ppm
< 5 ppm
< 100 ppm

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foto: Gunnar Klingwall, K.A.Rasmussen

Group Headquarters
K.A.Rasmussen a.s
Phone: +47 62 51 27 10
Fax: +47 62 53 26 44
Email: post@ka-rasmussen.no
Web site: www.ka-rasmussen.no
Postal address: 2326 Hamar, Norway
Visiting address: Strandveien 165, 2316 Hamar, Norway
Contact persons:
Ebba Bergsted
Sales Consultant
Phone: +47 62 51 27 75
Mobile: +47 480 18 131
Email: ebba.bergsted@ka-rasmussen.no
Leif Ivar Nomerstad
Logistics Manager
Phone: +47 62 51 27 25
Mobile: +47 480 18 113
Email: leif.nomerstad@ka-rasmussen.no
Terje Pedersen
R&D Manager, Dr.ing.
Phone: +47 62 51 27 33
Mobile: +47 480 18 112
Email: terje.pedersen@ka-rasmussen.no