VEM Vacuum Engineering and Materials




  • Chemical Symbol: Zr
  • Atomic Number: 40
  • Atomic Weight: 91.224
  • Density: 6.52 g·cm−3
  • Melting Point: 2128 K
  • Boiling Point: 4682 K
  • Heat of Fusion: 14 kJ·mol−1
  • Heat of Vaporization: 573 kJ·mol−1
  • Molecular Heat Capacity: 25.36 J·mol−1·K−1
  • Electrical Resistivity: (20 °C) 421 nΩ·m
  • Thermal Conductivity: 22.6 W·m−1·K−1
  • Thermal Expansion: (25 °C) 5.7 µm·m−1·K−1




Foundry is a booming business that manufactures parts for hundreds of industries. Foundries manufacture semiconductor devices for a variety of end markets. Given the breadth of devices they manufacture, foundries require extensive materials. VEM supplies foundries with sputtering targets and evaporation materials ranging from Aluminum to Zirconium and just about everything in between.

Emerging Display Technologies

With the growth of smartphones and tablets, new display technologies is a fast growing business. New demands on display performance require new materials. VEM has the solutions.

Visual and display technology is one of the fastest growing fields in the industry. Every year displays become bigger, brighter and better. Keeping up with this new technology requires only the most cutting edge components. VEM provides high quality materials at competitive prices to producers. We will work with you to assure that your product has a high performance.

Our components include: