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Zirconium Sponge Powder

Zirconium Sponge Powder

Zirconium Sponge Powder
Product No NRE-8058
CAS No. 7440-67-7
Formula Zr
Molecular Weight 91.22 g/mol
APS <40 um(can be customized)
Purity 99.9%
Density 6.52 g/cm³
Color Brownish Grey
Melting Point 1852 °C
Boiling Point 4377 °C

Zirconium Sponge Powder

Chemical Industry:

Zirconium Sponge Powder is used in the production of zirconium chemicals, such as zirconium oxychloride and zirconium acetate, which are essential in various chemical processes, including water treatment, catalysis, and the textile industry.

Pyrotechnics and Explosives:

Zr is used as a fuel in pyrotechnic compositions and explosives due to its high combustion temperature and intensity. It is used in fireworks, signal flares, and other incendiary devices to produce brilliant white sparks and intense flames.

Surgical Implants:

Zirconium alloys, including those made from Zr sponge powder, are used in the medical field for surgical implants, such as orthopedic implants and dental prostheses. These alloys are biocompatible, lightweight, and resistant to corrosion, making them suitable for long-term implantation.

Electronics and Semiconductor Industry:

Zirconium oxide (zirconia) is a dielectric material with high thermal stability. It is used in the production of ceramic capacitors and as a thermal barrier coating in electronic components.

Glass and Ceramics:

Zirconium compounds, derived from Zr sponge powder, are used as additives in glass and ceramic manufacturing to improve the strength, hardness, and heat resistance of the final products.

Welding and Joining:

Zirconium alloys are used in welding applications because of their resistance to corrosion and high-temperature stability. They are often used in welding rods, electrodes, and filler metals.

Specialty Alloys:

Zirconium sponge powder is sometimes used to produce specialty alloys for specific industrial applications, such as those requiring high-temperature resistance or corrosion resistance.