Boride Powder

Iron Boride FeB Powder CAS 12006-84-7

Item No.: FeB
Iron boride is an iron boride with a chemical formula of FeB and a molecular weight of 66.66. Iron boride is gray orthogonal rhombic crystal, melting point is 1652℃, density is 7.15g/mL.
Purity>99
Particle size: 20-40um
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Iron Boride Properties

What is Iron Boride FeB Powder ?

Iron boride, with the formula FeB, is an inorganic compound. The crystal structure of iron boride is an ionic crystal composed of iron ions and boron ions arranged alternately. This structure makes it have some special physical and chemical properties. 

Regarding physical properties, the melting point of iron boride is high, reaching about 1400 ° C, and the hardness is large, showing metal characteristics. It has good electrical and thermal conductivity; its thermal conductivity is lower than copper but higher than aluminum. These properties make it a potential application in manufacturing high-temperature appliances, electronic equipment, and high-temperature measurements and furnaces. 

In terms of chemical properties, iron boride has high chemical stability, and it does not react with water and oxygen at normal temperature and pressure. However, it can react at high temperatures with some metals and quasi-metals, such as carbon, silicon, boron, etc. This property gives iron boride a certain application prospect in high-temperature chemical reactions. 

In addition, iron boride has certain magnetic properties, which can be magnetized at a certain temperature. This property makes iron boride have certain application potential in magnetic and electromagnetic shielding materials.


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How is Iron Boride FeB Powder produced?

Electrochemical method: 

The electrochemical method is a common method for producing iron boride. The principle of this method is to generate iron boride on the cathode by electrolysis of iron ion and borate ion solution. The specific production steps are as follows: 

(1) Prepare an electrolyte containing iron and borate ions: dissolve iron salts and borates in an appropriate solvent, such as water, ethanol, or ethylene glycol. 

(2) The electrolyte is sealed in the electrolytic cell, and appropriate electrolytes and additives are added to maintain the required pH value and current density. 

(3) The electrolytic cell is electrolyzed, generating iron boride on the cathode. 

(4) The generated iron boride is separated from the electrolyte by centrifugation, washing, and drying. 

(5) Finally, the required iron boride product is prepared by grinding, pressing, forming, or sintering. 

The electrochemical method has higher production efficiency and lower energy consumption but requires the use of a large number of electrolytes and electrodes, so the cost is higher. In addition, the electrolysis process may also produce waste, which has a certain impact on the environment. 

Thermochemical method: 

The thermal chemical process is another method of producing iron boride. The method is to directly synthesize iron boride by chemical reaction under high temperature and pressure. The specific production steps are as follows: 

(1) Iron powder and boron powder are mixed to make an iron-boron preform with a certain shape and size. 

(2) Put the prefabricated body into the furnace for a high-temperature synthesis reaction. Iron and boron react chemically under high temperatures and pressure to form iron boride. 

(3) The required iron boride product is prepared by grinding, pressing, forming, or sintering. 

The thermal-chemical method has lower production costs and less waste generation. Still, it requires high-temperature and high-pressure equipment and requires higher equipment maintenance and safety requirements. In addition, the reaction conditions of the thermal-chemical method are relatively complex, and it is necessary to precisely control temperature, pressure, and other parameters to obtain high-purity and high-quality iron boride products.


Application of Iron Boride FeB Powder:

Iron boride, with the formula FeB, is an inorganic compound. The crystal structure of iron boride is an ionic crystal composed of iron ions and boron ions arranged alternately. This structure makes it have some special physical and chemical properties. 

Regarding physical properties, the melting point of iron boride is high, reaching about 1400 ° C, and the hardness is large, showing metal characteristics. It has good electrical and thermal conductivity; its thermal conductivity is lower than copper but higher than aluminum. These properties make it a potential application in manufacturing high-temperature appliances, electronic equipment, and high-temperature measurements and furnaces. 

In terms of chemical properties, iron boride has high chemical stability, and it does not react with water and oxygen at normal temperature and pressure. However, it can react at high temperatures with some metals and quasi-metals, such as carbon, silicon, boron, etc. This property gives iron boride a certain application prospect in high-temperature chemical reactions. 

In addition, iron boride has certain magnetic properties, which can be magnetized at a certain temperature. This property makes iron boride have certain application potential in magnetic and electromagnetic shielding materials.


Storage Condition of Iron Boride FeB Powder:
The damp reunion will affect FeB powder dispersion performance and using effects, therefore, iron boride FeB powder should be sealed in vacuum packing and stored in cool and dry room, the iron boride FeB powder can not be exposure to air. In addition, the FeB powder should be avoided under stress.

Packing & Shipping of Iron Boride FeB Powder:
We have many different kinds of packing which depend on the iron boride FeB powder quantity.
Iron boride FeB powder packing:vacuum packing, 100g, 500g or 1kg/bag, 25kg/barrel, or as your request.
Iron boride FeB powder shipping: could be shipped out by sea, by air, by express, as soon as possible once payment receipt.


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Iron Boride Properties

Other Names ferric boride, iron monoboride, ferrous boride,
iron(II) boride, FeB powder
CAS No. 12006-84-7
Compound Formula FeB
Molecular Weight 66.656
Appearance Gray to Black Powder
Melting Point 1300-1500℃
Boiling Point N/A
Density 7.15 g/cm3
Solubility in H2O Insoluble
Exact Mass 66.944243
   
   

Iron Boride Health & Safety Information

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