The Applications of Boron Carbide Powder

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Overview of Boron Carbide powder

Boron carbide

It is low in density and strong, has good high temperature stability, chemical stability, as well as good strength. It is therefore widely used in wear-resistant material, ceramic reinforcement phases and lightweight armor. Boron carbide has a lower cost of production than diamond and cubic-boron nitride. This makes it more popular. It is sometimes used in place of expensive diamonds for polishing and grinding, drilling, etc.

B4C powder features high purity, low particle size distribution and a large specific surface area. B4C powder can be described as a synthetic superhard materials with a hardness level of 9.46, a microhardness range of 56-6200Kg/mm2, an average of 252g/cm3, a melting point at 2250 degrees Celsius and a ratio of 2.52g/cm3.

Chemical properties, non-magnetic. High temperature and low temperature resistance. Strong acid. Strong alkali. Boron carbide has the ability to absorb neutrons, emits no harmful radiation and is not subject to secondary radiation pollution. It is less hard than diamond. Boron carbide, one of the most stable acids, is stable in all concentrated and dilute acid solutions. Boron carbonide is stable at 800 degrees Celsius in an ambient air temperature. The boron dioxide, which is the result of oxidation at high temperatures, is lost in gas phase. This makes it unstable and oxidizes to carbon dioxide and/or boron trioxide.

Boron carbide absorbs a large amount of neutrons and does not form radioactive isotopes. It is a great neutron absorber for nuclear power stations. It is used to control nuclear fission’s rate. Nuclear reactors use Boron carbide. It is made into controllable rods but can also be powdered because of its larger surface area.

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What are the potential applications

Boron Carbide powder?

Control nuclear fission. It can absorb a large amount of neutrons without creating radioactive isotopes. It is a good neutron absorber to nuclear power plants. It is primarily used to control the rate at which nuclear fission takes place. The majority of Boron is made into controllable rods for nuclear reactors. However, the surface area increases can sometimes make it into powder.

Abrasive: Boron Carbide has been used for many years as a coarse abrasive. The powder is hard to use in artificial products because of its high melting points, but it can be melted into simple shapes. It can withstand high temperatures. Useful for polishing, grinding, drilling, drilling, and grinding hard materials, such as gems and cemented carbide.

Boron carbide is also a coating paint that can be used on warships and helicopters. The coating forms an overall defense layer and is light in weight.

Nozzle: Boron carbide can be used to make a spray gun nozzle for the ordnance business. Boron carbide is very hard and wear-resistant. It does not react to acid or alkali and can withstand high temperature/low temperatures and high pressure. Boron carbide is used to make metalborides and to smelt boron, sodium-boron and boron alloys.

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