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Nuclear Grade Boron Carbide 24 Micron Enhanced Heat Transfer

Nuclear Grade Boron Carbide 24 Micron Enhanced Heat Transfer
SKU B4C NG 24HE
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24 micron average particle size. Commonly used in nuclear shielding panels, reaction control rods, etc. 76% Boron content minimum, plus it contains an additive for enhanced heat transfer.

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Technical data

 

• Appearance (dry state): Color Black
• Chemical composition: Chemical formula: B4C Application
  Grade NG (Nuclear)
  B + C min. 98
  B (Boron) min. 76
  C (Carbon) max. 24
  B2O3 0.1
  Fe(Iron) max. 0.1
  Si(Silicon) 0.01
  N (Nitrogen) 0.5
  Isotope B10 (atomic weight) 19.5-21.5%
•Physical data: Knoop hardness(0.1) 3000
  Mohs hardness <9.5
  Specific gravity: 2.51
  Melting point: 2723 °F
  Structure: Monocrystalline

 

Common Nuclear Grades:

 

 

UKA Grade Average
Particle Size
Typical Application Notes
1. NG112M 112 micron Additive to concrete B<75%
2. NG36L 36 micron B<70%
3. NG24H 24 micron Nuclear Shielding Panels, Reaction Control Rods,
Etc.
B>76%
4. NG24HE 24 micron B>76% + Enhanced Heat Transfer Capability
5. NG100H 100 micron B>76%
6. NG100HE 100 micron B>76% + Enhanced Heat Transfer Capability
7. NG6H 6 micron B>76%
8. NG6HE 6 micron B>76% + Enhanced Heat Transfer Capability

 

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