Overview of Aluminum Diboride Powder
AlB2 (or AlB2) is a binary mixture made of aluminum and boron. It is a red solid at normal pressure and temperature. When heated, it loses some of its surface gloss. It is stable when it is in cold dilute acid. However, it will decompose in hot hydrochloric or nitric acid. Mixing fine powders of aluminum or boron and heating them after reacting.
It is one among two compounds of aluminum, boron and AlB12, also known as aluminum boreide. AlB12, a monoclinic, black-colored crystal with a specific gravity of 2.55 (18degC), is also known as aluminum boride. It is insoluble when it comes into contact with acid, water, and alkali. It is formed by melting aluminum, sulfur and boron trioxide. AlB2 has a single crystal that is parallel to the hexagonal structure of the matrix.
Aluminum Boride is a dangerous substance as it reacts to acid and hydrogen to make toxic gases. To release borane, and aluminum chloride, it reacts to hydrochloric acid.
AlB2 (alluminium diboride) has a structure that is very similar to graphite flakes. It is found between the B-atom and the B-atom. This is very similar to magnesium diboride’s structure. AlB 2 single crystal shows metal conductivity along an angle parallel to the hexagonal plan of the substrate.
The prototype structure for intermetallic compounds is often described by the AlB2 crystal structure. There are many structures in the AlB2 family.
Aluminum Diboride AlB2 Powder CAS 12041-50-8
What are the applications of Aluminum Diboride Powder
Aluminum boride can be described as a light yellow, white, or random-colored powder. It can be used in the following ways:
Non-toxic flame retardant
Magnets with superconductivity
Magnet field detectors that are sensitive.
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