Amorphous Boron Powder Properties And Applications

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Boron Powder can also be called monomer. Both the mass calorific and volume calorific values of boron is relatively high. Boron is a gray-black or light brown powder with active chemical properties. However, it is not stable at normal room temperature and will oxidize when temperatures reach 300 degrees Celsius.

Boron Powder Properties

Boron is either a silver-gray or black solid. Crystal boron, which is black in color, has the second highest hardness of diamonds and a brittle surface texture. Borax is a flux that can be used to weld and melt metal oxides.
Boron’s weight is only second to beryllium in terms of volumetric heat. Boron is slightly soluble but insoluble in nitric acids. Amorphous boron powder is explosive and chemically reactive.

Elemental Boron is a powdery black or dark brown color. The diboron film that forms when boron is oxidized in air stops the boron inside from oxidizing. Boron powder is resistant to hydrochloric and hydrofluoric acids and can react with fluorine.

Boron Powder Applications

Boron is used for metal smelting and electronic product manufacturing. It’s also widely used in ceramic manufacturing, the chemical industry, nuclear industry, etc. These are the applications of boron:

1. Boron powders can be used for a variety of boron compounds. They are also important raw materials in the production of high purity boron halide.

2. Boron compound is used as a gas-scavenging agent in the melting of special alloyed steels or molten metals;

3. Boron powder is used in rocket fuel to provide high energy.

4. The electronic industry uses a powdered form of Boron as the ignition electrode for the ignition tubes;

5. Boron can be used to replace precious or rare metals.

6. Boron is used in the atomic energy sector as a protection material and for the control rod of the atomic power reactor.

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