Tungsten hexachloride is the chemical compound of tungsten and chlorine with the formula WCl6. This dark violet blue species exists as a volatile solid under standard conditions.
Molar mass：396.61 g/mol
Appearance：dark blue crystals, moisture sensitive
Melting point：275 °C (527 °F; 548 K)
Boiling point：346.7 °C (656.1 °F; 619.8 K)
Solubility in water：hydrolyzes
Solubility in chlorocarbons：soluble
Magnetic susceptibility (χ)：−71.0·10−6 cm3/mol
Tungsten hexachloride is an important raw material for new material applications and has been widely used in many industries.For example, catalytic application in chemical industry, manufacturing and repair in mechanical industry and surface coating treatment in glass industry have been widely used in new material fields such as automobile industry and glass industry.