Boron Carbide production melting furnace

Name: Submerged Arc Furnace (SAF)

Usage: Boron Carbide melting

Producing Capacity: 150 kg/h

Transformer power: 250 KVA

Input voltage: 400V

Input current: 360A

Output voltage: 60-90V

Output current: 2390-1599A

Electrode Dia.: 3x100mm

Moving distance: 1800mm

Cooling water: 6 T/h recycle

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Boron carbide (also known as black diamond) is the third hardest material after diamond and cubic boron nitride. It is a suitable material for many high performance applications due to its attractive combination of properties. Its outstanding hardness makes it a suitable abrasive powder for lapping, polishing and water jet cutting of metals and ceramics. The combination of low specific weight, high hardness and reasonable toughness makes it a suitable material for body and vehicle armor. Boron carbide is also extensively used as control rods, shielding materials and as neutron detectors in nuclear reactors due to its ability to absorb neutrons without forming long lived radionuclide. As it is a p-type semiconductor, boron carbide can be a suitable candidate material for electronic devices that can be operated at high temperatures. Boron Carbide is also an excellent p-type thermoelectric material.

Boron carbide (chemical formula approximately B4C is an extremely hard boron–carbon ceramic, and covalent material used in tank armor, bulletproof vests, engine sabotage powders, as well as numerous industrial applications. With a Vickers Hardness of >30 GPa, it is one of the hardest known materials, behind cubic boron nitride and diamond.

Other names: Tetrabor
CAS Number: 12069-32-8
Chemical formula: B4C
Appearance: dark gray or black powder, odorless
Density: 2.52 g/cm3, solid.
Melting point: 2,763 °C (5,005 °F; 3,036 K)
Boiling point: 3,500 °C (6,330 °F; 3,770 K)

Payment term: T/T or L/C.

Delivery term: 40 days, load in container from our factory.

Delivery port: Qingdao port.

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