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Cadmium Nitrate Micropowder (Cd(NO3)2, Purity: 99.9%, APS: <10µm)

Cadmium Nitrate Micropowder

Cadmium Nitrate Micropowder
Product No NRE-11039
CAS No. 10325-94-7
Formula Cd(NO3)2
Molecular Weight 236.42 g/mol
APS <10µm (can be customized)
Purity 99.9%
Density 3.6g/cm3
Color White
Melting Point 360 °C
Boiling Point 132 °C

Cadmium Nitrate Micropowder

Cadmium nitrate Micropowder is a chemical compound with the formula Cd(NO3)2. It is a highly soluble crystalline salt that is often used in various industrial applications. Here are some of its common applications:

Chemical Catalyst: Cadmium nitrate can act as a catalyst in various chemical reactions, particularly in the manufacturing of certain organic compounds.

Production of Cadmium Compounds: It serves as a precursor for the production of other cadmium compounds, such as cadmium hydroxide, cadmium oxide, and cadmium sulfide.

Staining and Pigments: Cadmium-based pigments, especially cadmium sulfide, are used in a variety of applications, such as coloring plastics, ceramics, and glasses. Cadmium nitrate can be used as a precursor for these pigments.

Electroplating: Cadmium nitrate is utilized in electroplating applications to provide a corrosion-resistant coating on metals. The cadmium coating is particularly useful in aerospace and military applications due to its high corrosion resistance.

Photocells and Optoelectronic Devices: Cadmium sulfide, which can be derived from cadmium nitrate, is used in photocells and optoelectronic devices due to its photoconductive properties.

Manufacture of Alloys: Cadmium is often alloyed with other metals, such as copper, to produce materials with desirable characteristics, such as increased strength and resistance to fatigue. Cadmium nitrate can be used as a precursor for these alloys.