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12144 Tantalum carbide, 99.5% (metals basis)

CAS Number
12070-06-3
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
12144-09 10g 56.30
12144-18 50g 225.00
12144-30 250g 1052.00
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Tantalum carbide, 99.5% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00011255
EINECS
235-118-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
TaC
Formula Weight
192.96
Form
-325 Mesh Powder
Melting point
3880°
Boiling Point
5500°
Density
13.9
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in hydrofluoric acid and nitric acid. Partially soluble in water.

Applications

Tantalum carbides is used in  tungsten carbide. It is also used as a coating for steel moulds in the injection moulding of aluminum alloys. While providing a hard, wear resistant surface, it also provides a low friction mould surface. It is also used in the production of sharp instruments with extreme mechanical resistance and hardness, tool bits for cutting tools.

Notes

Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed container.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H228

Flammable solid.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P240-P241-P280-P370+P378q

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam

Other References

Hazard Class
4.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2849.90
TSCA
Yes

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