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Boride Powder

Niobium Boride NbB2 Powder CAS 12007-29-3

Item No.: Tr-NbB2
Niobium boride with the chemical formula NbB2, has the characteristics of high melting point, high hardness, good electrical and thermal conductivity, resistance to molten metal erosion, superconductivity.
Purity: 99%
Particle Size: 5-10um
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Niobium Boride NbB2 Powder Properties
What is Niobium Boride NbB2 Powder ?
Niobium boride is a black powder with a melting point as high as 2750℃, high hardness, and good chemical stability. This material has good electrical and high thermal conductivity, giving it a wide range of potential applications in high-temperature and high-frequency electronic devices.
As a boride, niobium boride is chemically quite stable. It is insoluble in acids and bases and shows good corrosion resistance to gases such as oxygen and nitrogen. This chemical stability allows niobium boride to maintain its integrity in demanding environments.
In the field of electronics and energy, niobium boride has a variety of applications. Due to its excellent electrical and thermal conductivity can be used as an electronic material, such as manufacturing high-temperature superconducting materials and electronic devices. In addition, niobium boride can also be used as a wear-resistant and high-temperature coating material to enhance the corrosion resistance and high-temperature properties of metal materials.

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Product Performance of Niobium Boride NbB2 Powder:
The chemical formula of niobium boride is NbB2 with a molecular weight of 114.528. It is a gray-black powder.

Technical Parameter of Niobium Boride NbB2 Powder:
Product Name      MF       Purity    Particle Size Molecular weight Density Color
niobium boride NbB2 99% 5-10um 114.528 6.97 g/cm3   gray

Chemical Composition of Niobium Boride NbB2 Powder:
NbB2 B Nb Si O C Fe
99% 18.9% 80.3% 0.01% 0.09% 0.02% 0.06%

How is Niobium Boride NbB2 Powder Produced? 
Electrochemical method
The electrochemical method prepares niobium boride by electrolysis of a compound solution of niobium and boron. The method consists of the following steps:
(1) Preparation of niobium and boron compound solution: the niobium and boron compound are dissolved in an appropriate solvent, such as water, organic solvents, etc.
(2) electrolyte preparation: the above solution is mixed with a certain proportion of electrolyte solution to provide a conductive medium.
(3) Electrolysis of the solution: niobium boride is prepared by electrolysis under appropriate voltage and current conditions.
(4) Collection and drying of niobium boride: collect the niobium boride generated on the cathode and dry it by appropriate methods.
The advantage of the electrochemical method is that high-purity niobium boride can be produced on a large scale, and the current and voltage can be adjusted to control the particle size and morphology of the product. However, the disadvantage of this method is that it requires the use of large electrolytic equipment and high current and voltage, and the production cost is high. In addition, the electrochemical process is susceptible to interference from impurities and requires a strict purification process to ensure the purity of the product.
Thermochemical method
Thermochemistry is a reaction method by heating niobium and boron compounds to high temperatures. The method consists of the following steps:
(1) The compound of niobium and boron is mixed in a certain proportion, usually using niobium pentoxide and boron trioxide.
(2) Heat the mixture to a high temperature, usually above 1000 ° C. The mixture undergoes a chemical reaction at high temperatures to form niobium boride.
(3) Collection and drying of niobium boride: the generated niobium boride is collected from the reaction product and dried by an appropriate method.
The advantage of the thermal-chemical method is that niobium boride can be prepared using lower temperatures and simpler equipment. However, the disadvantage of this method is that it is difficult to control the reaction process and the particle size and morphology of the product, and the yield is low. In addition, the thermal chemical method requires high-temperature furnaces and high-temperature materials, and the production cost is high.

Applications of Niobium Boride NbB2 Powder:
High-temperature superconducting materials:
Niobium boride has been widely used in the field of high-temperature superconducting materials. It has electrical and thermal conductivity and can maintain a superconducting state at high temperatures. Therefore, niobium boride is used as the base material of high-temperature superconductors to improve the performance and stability of superconducting materials.
Electronic devices:
Niobium boride is also widely used in the field of electronic devices. It has electrical conductivity and high thermal conductivity and can be used to manufacture high-temperature electronic devices and integrated circuits. In addition, niobium boride can also be used as a raw material for electronic paste and conductive adhesive, improving the manufacturing efficiency and reliability of electronic devices.
Wear-resistant coating:
Coating it on the metal surface can improve the wear resistance of the metal and extend its service life.
High-temperature structural materials:
Niobium boride has high strength, hardness, and thermal conductivity and can be used as a high-temperature structural materials. Niobium boride is used to manufacture high-temperature structural parts and components in aerospace, nuclear energy, and high-temperature processing.
Optical materials:
Niobium boride has a high refractive index and good optical stability and can be used as an optical material. It can be used to manufacture optical filters, optical sensors, optical amplifiers, and other devices to improve the performance of optical communication and optical sensing.
For example, niobium boride can catalyze alkylation and isomerization reactions in the petroleum industry. In addition, niobium boride can also be used as a catalyst for the production of polymer materials, the preparation of drugs, and the synthesis of organic compounds.
Biomedical materials:
Niobium boride also has some applications in the field of biomedical materials. It can be used to make biocompatible implant materials and medical devices. In addition, niobium boride can also be used as a drug carrier and delivery material to improve the efficacy of drugs.

Packing & Shipping of Niobium Boride NbB2 Powder:
We have many different kinds of packing which depend on the niobium boride NbB2 powder quantity.
Niobium Boride NbB2 powder packing: vacuum packing, 100g, 500g or 1kg/bag, 25kg/barrel, or as your request.
Niobium Boride NbB2 powder shipping: could be shipped out by sea, by air, by express as soon as possible once payment receipt.

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Niobium Boride Properties

Other Names Diborylidyneniobium, niobium diboride
CAS No. 12007-29-3
Compound Formula NbB2
Molecular Weight 114.528
Appearance Gray Black Powder
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density 6.97 g/cm3
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 114.924989

Niobium Boride Health & Safety Information

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Hazard Statements N/A
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