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Niobium Carbide (NbC)

Niobium carbide is a green cubic crystal with a metallic luster. It is a ceramic material and is amongst the hardest technical compounds known. It is an extremely hard refractory material.

Purity: 99% – 99.5%
Typical Applications

Niobium carbide is used in tool bits for cutting tools, as a refractory coating in nuclear reactors, and is used to produce arc-welding rods. It can also be added to corrosion-resistant steel. It is used to make hard-tipped tools and special steels and to coat graphite in nuclear reactors.

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Drums or to customer specification


Niobium Carbide TSCA (SARA Title III) Status: Listed
For further information, please call the EPA Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) at 202-564-2902.
Niobium Carbide CAS Number: 12069-94-2

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