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Niobium Boride Powder

Niobium Boride Powder

Niobium Boride Powder
Product No NRE-11197
CAS No. 12007-29-3
Formula NbB2
Density 6.97 g/cm3
APS <40µm (Can be Customized)
Purity 99.9%
Form Powder
Molecular Weight 114.528 g/mol


Certificate Of Analysis
Nb 81.1%
B 18.8%
O 0.02%
Ti 0.03%
Cr 0.02%
Sn 0.01%
Fe 0.01%

Niobium Boride Powder

Niobium boride (NbB) is a compound composed of niobium and boron. It is known for its high melting point, excellent hardness, and good chemical stability. NbB has several applications in various fields due to its unique properties. Some of the applications of niobium boride powder include:

Hard Coatings: Niobium boride can be used in hard coatings due to its exceptional hardness and wear resistance. These coatings find applications in cutting tools, molds, and other wear-resistant components.

Refractory Materials: Due to its high melting point and chemical stability, niobium boride is used in refractory materials for high-temperature applications. It can withstand extreme temperatures and harsh environments, making it suitable for use in industries such as aerospace and energy.

Electronics: Niobium boride has potential applications in electronics, especially in the development of high-temperature and high-power electronic devices. Its properties make it suitable for use in components that require high thermal conductivity and good electrical properties.

Additive Manufacturing: Niobium boride powder can be used in additive manufacturing techniques like 3D printing. It can be employed to create complex parts and components with high strength and wear resistance, especially in industries such as aerospace and automotive.

Ceramics and Composites: Niobium boride can be used as a reinforcing material in ceramic and composite materials to enhance their mechanical properties. It improves the strength and toughness of these materials, making them suitable for use in demanding applications.

Abrasive Materials: Due to its hardness and wear resistance, niobium boride can be used as an abrasive material in various industrial applications, including grinding and polishing.

Nanotechnology: Niobium boride nanoparticles have been explored for various applications in nanotechnology, such as in the development of nanocomposites and nanoelectronic devices.