Aluminum Carbide (Al₄C₃)
Particles of aluminum carbide lower creep when added to an alloy. It is used as an abrasive in high-speed cutting tools and reduces metal oxides. It is used to prepare aluminum nitride and methane and has other applications in metallurgy. It can also act as a catalyst and drying agent.
Aluminum Carbide TSCA (SARA Title III) Status: Unknown
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Aluminum Carbide CAS Number: 1299-86-1; 12656-43-8
Aluminum Carbide Powder UN Number: 1394