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Boron Carbide (B4C)-Powder

Boron carbide is an extremely hard boron–carbon ceramic, chemical formula B4C, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered for industrial and application purpose. The appearance of Boron carbide is gray black. Nuclear applications of boron carbide include shielding, control rod and shut down pellets.
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About Boron Carbide:

Boron carbide (chemical formula approximately B4C) with CAS 12069-32-8 is an extremely hard boron–carbon ceramic and covalent material used in tank armor, bulletproof vests, engine sabotage powders, as well as numerous industrial applications. With a Vickers Hardness of >30 GPa, it is one of the hardest known materials, behind cubic boron nitride and diamond.

Specifications and properties of Boron Carbide:

Chemical formula:B4C
Molar mass:55.255 g/mol
Appearance:dark gray or black powder, odorless
Density:2.52 g/cm3, solid.
Melting point:2,763 °C (5,005 °F; 3,036 K)
Boiling point:3,500 °C (6,330 °F; 3,770 K)
Solubility in water:insoluble
Crystal structure:Rhombohedral

Application Boron Carbide:

The ability of boron carbide to absorb neutrons without forming long-lived radionuclides makes it attractive as an absorbent for neutron radiation arising in nuclear power plants and from anti-personnel neutron bombs. Nuclear applications of boron carbide include shielding, control rod and shut down pellets. Within control rods, boron carbide is often powdered, to increase its surface area.

Storage Condition of Boron Carbide Powder:

Damp reunion will affect Boron Carbide powder dispersion performance and using effects, therefore,Boron Carbide Powder should be sealed in vacuum packing and stored in cool and dry room, the Boron Carbide Powder can not be exposure to air. In addition, the Boron Carbide powder should be avoided under stress.

Packing & Shipping of Boron Carbide Powder:

We have many different kinds of packing which depends on the Boron Carbide Powder quantity.

Boron Carbide Powder packing:vacuum packing, 100g, 500g or 1kg/bag, 25kg/barrel, or as your request.

Boron Carbide Powder shipping:could be shipped out by sea , by air, by express as soon as possible once payment receipt.


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