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12069-32-8 - Boron carbide, 90+% - 10922 - Alfa Aesar

10922 Boron carbide, 90+%

CAS Number
12069-32-8
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 43.20
500g 153.00
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Boron carbide, 90+%

MDL
MFCD00011520
EINECS
235-111-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
B4C
Formula Weight
55.26
Form
22-59 Micron Powder
Melting point
2350°
Density
2.52
Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Applications

Boron carbide is a hard boron-carbon ceramic material used in tank armor, bulletproof vests, engine sabotage powders, neutron absorber, cutting tools and dies and in brake linings of vehicles. It acts as an antioxidant additives in magnesia-carbon bricks. It is used as a precursor in the production of boron containing materials such as titanium boride.

Notes

Store away from the sources of heat and direct sunlight. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Peng, K. W.; Ma, H. L.; Gong, C. W.; Chen, R.; Tan, Z. Microstructure and Reinforcing Mechanisms of Boron Carbide-Cerium Boride Porous Composites. Adv. Mat. Res. 2015, 1061, 104-108.

Neuman, E. W.; Hilmas, G. E.; Fahrenholtz, W. G. Mechanical behavior of zirconium diboride-silicon carbide-boron carbide ceramics up to 2200° C. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 2015, 35 (2), 463-476.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H332-H315-H319-H335

Harmful if inhaled. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P201-P280g-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,1344
Harmonized Tariff Code
2849.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
ED7420000

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