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Component

Cadmium

Collected on planet surfaces.

Cadmium, Cd, atomic number 48. Melting point 594K. It's noted for its corrosion resistant properties and is used in medical imaging equipment and specialist laser systems.

Type
Raw
Subtype
Raw material 3
Grade
Standard

Used in blueprints
13x
Used in synthesis
2x
Used for exp. effects
2x
Used for tech broker
0x
Location
Surface prospecting, Mining

Used in synthesis

NameGrade
FSD InjectionStandard
Plasma MunitionsPremium

Used in blueprints

TypeModificationGrade 
Power PlantOvercharged4
ThrustersDirty5
Frame Shift DriveFaster boot sequence4
Power DistributorEngine focused5
Power DistributorSystem focused5
Power DistributorWeapon focused4
Beam LaserEfficient5
Burst LaserEfficient5
CannonEfficient5
Fragment CannonEfficient5
Multi-cannonEfficient5
Plasma AcceleratorEfficient5
Pulse LaserEfficient5

Used in experimental effects

Used for tech broker unlocks

No known technology broker unlocks.

Components in the same location

Surface prospecting

ComponentTypeGrade  
AntimonyRawRare
ArsenicRawCommon
CadmiumRawStandard
CarbonRawVery common
ChromiumRawCommon
GermaniumRawCommon
IronRawVery common
ManganeseRawCommon
MercuryRawStandard
MolybdenumRawStandard
NickelRawVery common
NiobiumRawStandard
PhosphorusRawVery common
PoloniumRawRare
RutheniumRawRare
SeleniumRawRare
SulphurRawVery common
TechnetiumRawRare
TelluriumRawRare
TinRawStandard
TungstenRawStandard
VanadiumRawCommon
YttriumRawRare
ZincRawCommon
ZirconiumRawCommon

Mining

ComponentTypeGrade  
ArsenicRawCommon
BoronRawStandard
CadmiumRawStandard
CarbonRawVery common
IronRawVery common
LeadRawVery common
NickelRawVery common
PhosphorusRawVery common
RheniumRawVery common
SulphurRawVery common
ZirconiumRawCommon

How to get components

Components may be obtained in locations noted. Higher rarity components can be usually obtained from bigger and/or more dangerous ships and locations (like T9 for transportation ships, Anaconda for combat ships, well defended settlements with Data points and so on).