CR1313 Chromium Metal Powder (Cr Powder)

Catalog No. CR1313
CAS Number 7440-47-3
Appearance Grey powder
Purity 99.8% - 99.95%
Chemical Formula Cr

Chromium metal powder can be used as light-resistant and heat-resistant coatings, as well as abrasives, colorants for glass and ceramics. Stanford Advanced Materials offers high-purity chromium powder.

Other high purity chromium metals: Chromium Carbide Powder (Cr3C2), Chromium Bar & Rod, Chromium Ingot (Cr Ingot), Chromium Metal Pellets (Cr Pellets), etc.

Chromium Metal Powder Description 

Chromium Metal Powder refers to a fine, powdered form of chromium metal. Chromium is a transition metal that is known for its resistance to corrosion and its ability to form a protective oxide layer on its surface. Chromium Metal Powder is commonly used in various applications such as metallurgy, alloy production, and as a catalyst in chemical reactions. It can also be used as a coloring agent in pigments and dyes.


Chromium Metal Powder Specifications



Particle size

-325 mesh, 1-5 micron or other sizes



Melting point

 1857 °C


 7.19 g/cm³

Mohs hardness @ 20ºC


Coeff. OF expansion @ 20ºC

 6.2 x 10 ⁻⁶

Electric resistivity

 12.9 microhm-cm

Crystal structure

 cubic, body centered


 fine powder

Chromium Metal Powder Application

1. Manufacturing of stainless steel: Chromium is a key ingredient in the production of stainless steel. It imparts corrosion resistance, hardness, and luster to the steel, making it ideal for applications in the construction, automotive, and aerospace industries.

2. Thermal spray coatings: Chromium powder can be used as a coating material in thermal spray processes. The coatings are known for their wear resistance, thermal barrier properties, and high melting point, making them suitable for applications in gas turbines, industrial boilers, and automotive components.

3. Welding and hardfacing: Chromium powder is often mixed with other metals and used in welding and hardfacing applications. It provides high hardness, wear resistance, and oxidation resistance, making it useful for repairing and protecting surfaces of industrial equipment, tools, and machinery.

4. Alloy production: Chromium metal powder is used as an alloying agent in the production of various alloys. It is particularly utilized in the manufacture of nichrome, a nickel-chromium alloy used in heating elements, electrical resistance wires, and in high-temperature applications.

5. Chemical applications: Chromium powder is employed in the production of various chemicals and catalysts. It is used as a catalyst in organic synthesis, in the production of pigments (such as chrome yellow and chrome green), in the tanning industry, and in electroplating processes.

6. Aerospace and defense applications: Chromium powder can be utilized in aerospace and defense applications due to its high strength-to-weight ratio and resistance to corrosion. It is used to manufacture aircraft components, rocket engines, missiles, and military equipment.

Chromium Metal Powder Packaging

1KG/25KG, or as required
Our chromium metal powder 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.

Chromium Metal Powder Safety Information

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Transport Information


WGK Germany


GHS Pictograms



CR3758 Chromium(II) Chloride (CrCl2) Powder (CAS No. 10049-05-5)

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CY4003 Chromium(III) Iodide Crystal (CrI3 Crystal)

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CR4304 Spherical Chromium Powder


CR4356 Spherical Cr3C2 Powder

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SS4477 Spherical Stainless Steel Powder 15-5PH

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SS4478 Spherical Stainless Steel Powder 1.2709

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SS4479 Spherical Stainless Steel Powder H11

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SS4481 Spherical Stainless Steel Powder 4140


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