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ST0022 Iridium (Ir) Sputtering Target

Chemical Formula: Ir
Catalog Number: ST0022
CAS Number: 7439-88-5
Purity: 99.9%, 99.99%, 99.999%
Shape: Discs, Plates, Column Targets, Step Targets, Custom-made


Description of Iridium Sputtering Target

IridiumIridium is a rare, hard, lustrous, brittle, very dense platinum-like metal. Chemically it is almost as unreactive as gold. It is the most corrosion-resistant metal known and it resists attack by any acid. Iridium is generally credited with being the second densest element (after osmium) based on measured density, although calculations involving the space lattices of the elements show that iridium is denser.

Specification of Iridium Sputtering Target

Material Type Iridium
Symbol Ir
Atomic Weight 192.217
Atomic Number 77
Color/Appearance Silvery White, Metallic
Melting Point 2,410°C
Theoretical Density 22.42 g/cc
Sputter DC
Type of Bond Indium, Elastomer
Available Sizes Dia.: 1.0″, 2.0″, 3.0″, 4.0″, 5.0″, 6.0″
Thick: 0.125″, 0.250″

We also offer other customized shapes and sizes of the sputtering targets, please send us an inquiry for more information.

Application of Iridium Sputtering Target

– A hardening agent for special alloy
– Alloyed with osmium, which is used for bearing compass and tipping pens.
– Iridium crucibles.
– Iridium film, which is used as a protective film or heavy-duty electrical contacts.
– The international standard kilogram, which is an alloy of 90% platinum and 10% iridium.

Target Bonding of Iridium Sputtering Target

Indium bonding and Elastomer bonding are available for the iridium sputtering targets. Stanford Advanced Materials is devoted to machining standard backing plates and working together with the Taiwan Bonding Company for providing bonding services. For questions about target bonding materials, methods and services, please click here.

Target Bonding Services


Our iridium sputtering targets are clearly tagged and labeled externally to ensure efficient identification and quality control. Great care is taken to avoid any damage which might be caused during storage or transportation.

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SAM’s iridium sputtering target is available in various forms, purities, sizes, and prices. Please send us an inquiry for current pricing on sputtering targets and other deposition materials not listed.

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by Robert M. Wise on Iridium (Ir) Sputtering Target
Five Stars

Love buying from Stanford Advanced Materials.. They always carried many options for coating materials.

by John Pappas on Iridium (Ir) Sputtering Target

The film made by high purity iridium sputter target is super hard. Meet my need.