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Manganese Sulfide Powder

Manganese Sulfide Powder

Manganese Sulfide Powder
Product No NRE-11175
CAS No. ‎18820-29-6
Formula MnS
Density ‎3.99 g/cm3
APS <40µm (Can be Customized)
Purity 99.9%
Form Powder
Molecular Weight 87.003 g/mol


Certificate Of Analysis
Mn 63.1%
S 36.8%
Ti 0.01%
C 0.03%
O 0.02%
Cu 0.01%
Sn 0.01%

Manganese Sulfide Powder

Manganese sulfide (MnS) powder finds various applications across different industries due to its unique properties. Some of the common applications of manganese sulfide powder are as follows:

Additive in Steel Manufacturing: Manganese sulfide is often used as an additive in the production of steel. It helps in improving the machinability and cutting ability of steel. Additionally, it can act as a deoxidizer and desulfurizing agent during steelmaking processes.

Pigment and Dye Manufacturing: Manganese sulfide is utilized in the production of pigments and dyes, particularly in the manufacturing of ceramics, paints, and inks. It can impart various shades of brown, black, or grey to these products.

Chemical Catalyst: It is employed as a catalyst in certain chemical reactions, including organic synthesis and the production of various chemicals. Manganese sulfide can facilitate certain reactions by increasing the rate of reaction or by providing an alternate reaction pathway.

Battery Manufacturing: Manganese sulfide is used as an electrode material in some types of batteries, particularly in lithium-ion batteries. It helps in enhancing the capacity and performance of the batteries.

Lubricant Additive: Manganese sulfide is added to lubricants to improve their lubricating properties. It can help reduce friction and wear between moving parts in machinery and engines.

Semiconductor Industry: Manganese sulfide can be used in the semiconductor industry as a material for thin-film deposition. It is used in the production of thin films for various electronic and optoelectronic applications.

Ceramic Industry: Manganese sulfide is employed in the ceramic industry for various purposes such as coloration, glazing, and as an additive to enhance the properties of ceramics.

Agriculture: Manganese sulfide is sometimes used in agricultural applications as a micronutrient fertilizer for plants. It helps in the prevention and correction of manganese deficiency in various crops.