Gallium

Performance

Gallium (purity min. 99,995%)

field of application

  • LED
  • smartphone
  • computer
  • laser
  • solar module
  • alloying addition
  • substitute for mercury

production quantity 2010

approx. 200 tonnes

required quantity 2030

A demand of 600 tonnes is expected.

Last but not least the EU commission forecast a physical shortage due to the booming LED technology.