Tantalum carbide

Tantalum carbide

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Molar Mass: 192.958 g/mol

Colour: Light to Dark Brown

Density: 13.9 g/cm3

Melting Point: 3880°C

Boiling Point: 5500°C

Hardness: 2000 Knoop / 9-10 Mohs

Vickers Hardness: 17.65 GPa / 1800VHN

Young’s Modulus: 285-630 GPa

Poisson’s Ratio: 0.1719-0.24

Thermal Conductivity: 22.2 W/m·°C

Application: Tantalum Carbide (TaC) is an extremely hard refractory ceramic material that is primarily used to produce tool bits for cutting