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CUSTOM BORIDE COMPOUNDS CREATED DESPITE MANUFACTURING DIFFICULTIES


While boride compositions can be difficult to produce due to their high melting points, reactive nature and brittleness, Materion’s chemical expertise has overcome those challenges. We manufacture a comprehensive line of borides to meet our customers’ requirements.

BORIDE ATTRIBUTES IDEAL FOR CERTAIN APPLICATIONS

A number of industrial and commercial users find boride compounds suited to the following technical applications due to their dependable qualities including:

  • Metal-rich borides with high melting points – used for turbine blades
  • Excellent electrical conductivity – used in electrical devices
  • Extraordinary hardness, resistant to erosion – used for wear-resistant coatings, cathode material, cutting tools and crucibles

VAST PRODUCT OFFERINGS OF BORIDE COMPOUNDS & FORMS

Materion borides are available in a variety of forms and purities including powders, granules, pellets and targets. Manufacturing processes can vary by product, application process and end use, so we customize boride compounds to customers’ exact specifications. Following are typical boride compositions:

Barium Boride
BaB6

Cerium Boride
CeB6

Chromium Boride
CrB2

Cobalt Boride
Co2B-Co3B

Erbium Boride
ErB4

Gadolinium Boride
GdB6

Hafnium Boride
HfB2

Iron Boride
FeB2

Lanthanum Boride
LaB6

Magnesium Boride
MgB2

Molybdenum Boride
Mo2B5

Nickel Boride
Ni2B

Niobium Boride
NbB2

Silicon Borides
B4Si, B6Si

Tantalum Boride
TaB2

Tungsten Boride
W2B

Zirconium Boride
ZrB2

...and more


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BENEFITS OF 50 YEARS OF CHEMICAL EXPERTISE

Our long history in the inorganic chemicals manufacturing field allows us to provide these technical capabilities:

We continue to develop new boride compounds as needed to meet our customers’ requirements. Discuss your need with one of Materion’s chemical experts.

Interested in pricing information? Use our Request a Quote form to provide the details on your boride compound requirements.