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BC1697 Zirconium Boride (ZrB2) Powder

Catalog No.BC1697
CAS Number12045-64-6
AppearanceLight Gray Powder / Granule / Lump
Melting Point2990-3040 ℃
Density (at R.T.)6.09 g/cm3

Zirconium Boride (ZrB2) Powder, a hard, toxic, gray powder that melts at 3000°C. Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM) is a leading supplier of Zirconium Boride (ZrB2) Powder in a variety of dimensions.

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Zirconium Boride (ZrB2) Powder Description

A light grey metallic powder, chemically attacked very little by cold HCl, more rapidly by HNO3, and is dissolved by aqua regia. It reacts with H2SO4 and is readily attacked by fused alkali hydroxides, carbonates, and disulfides. Produced by various processes. ZrB2, a hard, toxic, gray powder that melts at 3000°C. It is also known as zirconium diboride.

Zirconium Boride (ZrB2) Powder Specifications

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Chemical Properties of Zirconium Boride (ZrB2) Powder

~Hf= 89.195 and B= 10.804
Purities Usually Available 99% to 99.99%

Physical Properties of Zirconium Boride (ZrB2) Powder

a) -140 + 325 mesh powder
b) Minus 325 mesh powder (APS= 10 microns or less)
c) Sputtering targets

Typical Applications of Zirconium Boride (ZrB2) Powder

The material has potential for use in hypervelocity reentry vehicles such as ICBM heat shields or aerodynamic leading-edges, due to its strength and thermal properties. 

Zirconium Boride (ZrB2) Powder Packaging

25KG per drum or as required by the customer
Our product is clearly tagged and labeled externally to ensure efficient identification and quality control. Great care is taken to avoid any damage which might be caused during storage or transportation.

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