Amorphous Boron Powder Properties And Applications

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Boron Powder can also be called monomer. Both the mass and volume calorific values are high for boron. 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 able to melt metal oxides. It’s also used as a welding flux.
Boron’s weight is only second to beryllium in terms of volumetric heat. Boron is slightly soluble but not soluble in water. Amorphous boron powder is a chemically reactive material. It can be combined with air to form a mixture that explodes.

Elemental Boron is a powdery black or dark brown color. When the boron is oxidized, a diboron-trioxide film forms. This prevents boron to continue oxidizing. Boron powder is resistant to hydrofluoric and hydrochloric acids and can be used at room temperature.

Boron Powder Applications

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

1. Boron powders can be used as a source of raw materials to produce boron fibers and high purity boron halid.

2. Boron compound is used as a gas absorber in the smelting process 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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