Hafnium Carbide ( HfC ) - Properties and Applications

The chemical formula for Hafnium Carbide is HfC.

It is the most refractory binary compound known to man. Similarly, hafnium nitride (HfN) is the most refractory nitride known with a melting point of approximately 3305 °C.

Key Properties

Property Value
Density ( g.cm-3 ) 12.2
Melting Point ( °C ) >3890
Electrical Resistivity (µohm-cm) 109


Hafnium carbide is used in hard coatings, often applied by processes such as plasma spraying.

Source: AZoM.com.

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