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Magnesium Silicide Powder

Magnesium Silicide Powder

Magnesium Silicide Powder
Product No NRE-11167
CAS No. 22831-39-6
Formula Mg2Si
Density 1.99 g/cm³
APS <40µm (Can be Customized)
Purity 99.9%
Form Powder
Molecular Weight 76.6955 g/mol


Certificate Of Analysis
Mg 63.3%
Si 36.6%
Fe 0.02%
Co 0.03%
Al 0.02%
Mn 0.01%
Sn 0.01%

Magnesium Silicide Powder

Magnesium silicide powder, also known as magnesium disilicide, has various applications in different fields due to its unique properties. Some of the common applications of magnesium silicide powder include:

Thermoelectric materials: Magnesium silicide is used in thermoelectric materials for its high thermoelectric performance. It can efficiently convert heat into electricity and is used in thermoelectric devices for waste heat recovery and power generation.

Pyrotechnics: Magnesium silicide is used in pyrotechnic applications due to its ability to produce a bright white light when ignited. It is often employed in fireworks and flares to create the desired visual effects.

Semiconductors: It can be used in the production of semiconductors, particularly as a dopant in silicon wafers. Its use in this field is primarily for improving the electrical properties of the material.

Alloying agent: Magnesium silicide is used as an alloying agent in the manufacturing of certain types of alloys, such as aluminum alloys. It can help improve the mechanical properties of the alloys, such as strength and corrosion resistance.

Hydrogen storage: It has been researched for its potential application in hydrogen storage materials. Magnesium silicide has the capability to absorb and release hydrogen gas, making it a promising candidate for hydrogen storage systems, which are essential for various clean energy applications.

Chemical industry: It can be used as a reducing agent in certain chemical reactions due to its strong reducing properties. It has applications in organic synthesis and other chemical processes where reduction is required.

Pharmaceuticals: Magnesium silicide powder may find applications in the pharmaceutical industry, though this is typically in specialized and limited applications, such as in certain formulations or drug delivery systems.