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Lithium Aluminate Powder (LiAlO2, Purity: 99.99%, APS: 10 µm)

Lithium Aluminate Powder

Lithium Aluminate Powder
Product No NRE-11149
CAS 12003-67-7
Purity 99.9%
APS < 40 µm (can be customized)
Formula LiAlO2
Molecular Weight 65.92 g·mol−1
Density 2.615 g/cm3
Color White
Melting Point 1,625 °C
Boiling Point ‎NA

Lithium Aluminate Powder

Lithium aluminate powder has several applications in various fields. Some of the common applications include:

  1. Ceramics and Glass Industry: Lithium aluminate is used as a flux in the ceramics and glass industry, where it helps to reduce the melting point of the material and improve its workability. It is also used in the production of specialty glasses and ceramics.
  2. Catalysts: It is utilized as a catalyst in various chemical reactions. The use of lithium aluminate as a catalyst is often seen in organic synthesis processes.
  3. Phosphors and Luminescent Materials: Lithium aluminate is used in the production of phosphors and luminescent materials. These materials find applications in lighting, displays, and other optical devices.
  4. Thermoluminescent Dosimeters: It is used in the manufacturing of thermoluminescent dosimeters, which are used for measuring ionizing radiation.
  5. Fireworks and Pyrotechnics: Lithium aluminate is sometimes used in pyrotechnic compositions to produce red-colored fireworks.
  6. Medical Applications: It is also used in some medical applications, such as in the production of dental ceramics.
  7. Rechargeable Batteries: Lithium aluminate has shown potential as a material for rechargeable batteries due to its high energy density and long lifespan. Research in this area aims to develop more efficient and long-lasting battery technologies.
  8. Hydrogen Storage: There has been research exploring the use of lithium aluminate for hydrogen storage purposes, as it has the ability to reversibly store and release hydrogen.
  9. Nuclear Industry: It has applications in the nuclear industry, where it can be used as a structural material or in the production of nuclear fuels.