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Iron Powder

Iron Powder

Iron Powder
Product No NRE-8026
CAS No. 7439-89-6
Formula  Fe
Molecular Weight 55.845 g/mol
APS <40um  (Can be Customized)
Purity 99.9% metal basis
Color dark grey
Density 7.874 g/cm³
Melting Point 1538 °C
Boiling Point 2862 °C

Iron Powder

Iron powder has a wide range of applications in various industries due to its unique properties. Some of the common applications of iron powder include:

Metallurgy and Steel Production: Iron powder is a crucial raw material for the production of steel and other ferrous alloys. It is often used as a core material in the production of sintered components.

Automotive Industry: Fe powder is used to make sintered components for automobiles, such as gears, bearings, and bushings. These components offer high strength and wear resistance.

Manufacturing and Machinery: Fe powder is used in the production of various machine parts and tools. It can be mixed with other materials to create high-strength, wear-resistant components.

Electromagnetic Applications: Fe powder is used in the manufacture of inductors and electromagnetic components, where its magnetic properties are essential.

Chemical Industry: Fe powder is used as a reducing agent in chemical processes. It is also used in the production of various chemicals and catalysts.

Welding and Brazing: Fe powder is often used in welding and brazing applications to improve the flow of molten metal and to create stronger joints.

Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing): Fe powder can be used in powder metallurgy-based 3D printing technologies to create complex and strong metal parts.

Agriculture: Fe powder is used in agricultural applications, especially in fertilizers, to provide essential micronutrients to plants.

Friction Materials: Fe powder is incorporated into brake pads and clutch plates to enhance their wear resistance and heat dissipation properties.

Magnetic Materials: Fe powder can be used to create magnetic materials for various applications, including magnetic recording media, sensors, and magnetic shielding.

Surface Coatings: Fe powder can be used in surface coatings to improve the wear resistance and corrosion resistance of various products, including machinery and appliances.

Environmental Remediation: In some cases, iron powder is used in environmental remediation processes to remove contaminants from soil and groundwater through chemical reactions.

Fireworks: Iron powder is used as a pyrotechnic ingredient in fireworks to produce bright and sparkling effects.

Art and Craft: Iron powder can be used for artistic and craft applications, creating unique textures and effects in various artistic projects.

Medicine: In the medical field, iron powder can be used in certain diagnostic tests and as a contrast agent in medical imaging.