Resources & Advanced Materials Department

RE(レア・アース):Iwatani|岩谷産業-資源・新素材部

Used for electronic components, fluorescent bodies, and others, rare earth is currently an essential material for the electronics industry.
At Iwatani, we are able to source rare earth from multiple manufacturers in China. We suggest various types of rare earth oxides, rare earth metals, and rare earth compounds that are optimal for customer needs.

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■Products offered
Rare Earth Oxide ・ Rare Earth Oxide Special particle size grades ・ Rare Earth Metal
Rare Earth Compound

Rare Earth Oxide

At Iwatani, we deal in all types of rare earth oxides, including light rare earth and medium and heavy rare earth, and we are able to offer the grades desired by customers.

■Products offered
Scandium oxide Sc2O3
Yttrium oxide Y2O3
Lanthanum oxide La2O3
Cerium oxide CeO2
Praseodymium oxide Pr6O11
Neodymium oxide Nd2O3
Samarium oxide Sm2O3
Europium oxide Eu2O3
Gadolinium oxide Gd2O3
Terbium oxide Tb4O7
Dysprosium oxide Dy2O3
Holmium oxide Ho2O3
Erbium oxide Er2O3
Ytterbium oxide Yb2O3
Lutetium oxide Lu2O3

Rare Earth Oxide Special particle size grades

Fine particle size grades

Mean particle sizes: 1 μm, 0.5 μm, 0.1 μm, and others

■Applications
Ceramics sintering aids, semiconductors, and others
■Products offered
Yttrium oxide Y2O3
Lanthanum oxide La2O3
Cerium oxide CeO2
Holmium oxide Ho2O3
Dysprosium oxide Dy2O3
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Fine particle size grade(1um, 0.5um, 0.1um) SEM picture

Rare Earth Metal

■Applications
Rare earth magnets, hydrogen storing alloys, and others
■Products offered
Lanthanum metal La metal
Neodymium metal Nd metal
Praseodymium metal Pr metal
Neodymium-ferrum alloy Nd-Fe alloy
Dysprosium-ferrum alloy Dy-Fe alloy
Terbium Metal Tb metal
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Super High purity Rare Earth Oxide

■Applications
Optical cable, pharmaceutical intermediates, and others
■Products offered
Neodymium oxide Nd2O3 4N5
Gadolinium oxide Gd2O3 6N
Praseodymium oxide Pr6O11 4N2
Terbium oxide Tb4O7 5N2

Rare Earth Compound

■Applications
Catalysts, electronic components, glass, and others
■Products offered
Carbonates: Lanthanum carbonate, Cerium Carbonate and others
Fluorides: Yttrium fluoride and others
Hydroxides: Lanthanum hydroxide, Cerium hydroxide and others