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Potassium Tungstate Powder (K2WO4, Purity: 99%, APS: 40-50µm)

Potassium Tungstate Powder
Product No NRE-11205
CAS No. 7790-60-5
Formula K2WO4
Molecular Weight  326.03 g/mol
APS <50 µm (can be customized)
Purity 99%
Density 3.12g/cm3
Color White
Melting Point 921°C
Boiling Point NA

Potassium Tungstate Powder

Potassium tungstate is an inorganic chemical compound composed of potassium and tungsten in the form of a crystalline powder. It has various applications in different fields due to its unique properties. Some of the notable applications of potassium tungstate powder include:

X-ray Screens: Potassium tungstate is commonly used in the production of X-ray screens due to its high density and effective absorption of X-rays. These screens are crucial in medical imaging and radiography.

Fireproofing: It is utilized in the manufacturing of fireproof coatings and materials due to its ability to impart fire-resistant properties to various substances. This is especially important in industries where fire safety is a primary concern.

Catalysts: Potassium tungstate can serve as a catalyst in a range of chemical reactions. Its catalytic properties are leveraged in the production of certain chemicals and in various industrial processes.

Pigments: It is employed as a pigment in the production of ceramics and glasses, imparting specific colors to these materials. Its ability to produce vivid and stable colors makes it suitable for use in various art and industrial applications.

Electroplating: Potassium tungstate is utilized in electroplating applications, especially for providing corrosion resistance and enhancing the durability of metals. It helps create a protective layer on the surface of metals, preventing them from rusting and deteriorating.

Manufacturing of Tungsten Metal: Potassium tungstate is used as an intermediate compound in the production of tungsten metal. It serves as a precursor in various tungsten-related industries and plays a crucial role in the metallurgical sector.

Research and Development: In research laboratories, potassium tungstate is often used as a reagent in chemical experiments and various analytical techniques due to its unique chemical properties.