Zirconium Diboride Powder

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What is Zirconium Boride powder ZrB2

Zirconium diboride, with the chemical formula of ZrB2 , is a kind of senior engineering material broadly used in various fields. The composite ceramic made of ZrB2 is featured with excellent performance due to high melting-point (3040℃), high hardness, high stability as well as good electrical conductivity, thermal conductivity, inoxidizability and resistance to chemical corrosion.
It is an unusual ceramic, having relatively high thermal and electrical conductivities, properties it shares with isostructural refractory diborides of zirconium and hafnium

Zirconium diboride Properties

Chemicals formula: ZrB2
Molar mass: 112.85 g/mol
Appearance: grey-black powder
Density: 6.085 g/cm3
Melting point: ~3246 °C
Solubility in water : insoluble
Hardness: ~ 20–25 GPa
Thermal conductivity: (> 50 W/m/K) [23,123,125–127]
High electric conductivity: (~ 105 S/cm) [23,123,125–127]
Densification of zirconium diboride: <98%
Zirconium boride composite: ZrB2-SiC and so on
ZrB2 based coatings: for thermal protection

Zirconium diboride  Synonyms

Zirconium boride powder, ZrB2 enriched, CAS# 12045-64-6

Specification of ZrB2

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Application of Zirconium Boride powder ZrB2

1.Zirconium boride-based Ceramics for UHT Applications

2.In the production of composite ceramic materials

3.Used for refractory materials, especially in the occasion of molten metal corrosion resistance

4.Used in aerospace industry