Tantalum is a chemical element with symbol Ta and atomic number 73.
- Tantalum is used in the electronics industry for capacitors and high power resistors.
- It is also used to make alloys to increase strength, ductility and corrosion resistance.
- The metal is used in dental and surgical instruments and implants, as it causes no immune response.
- Tantalum is considered to be non-toxic.
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