Iron Boride ( Fe2B ) - Properties and Applications

Background

Iron boride (Fe2B) takes the form of a grey powder that is insoluble in water.

Iron borides (Fe2B and FeB) are also formed during the boriding of steel. The iron boride formed on the surface of the steel usually has good adherence and impact strength.

Key Properties

Property Value
Density (g/cm3) 7.15
Melting Point (°C) 13-1500

 

Applications

Iron boride is used in the production of borated steels and borated stainless steels.

 

Primary author: AZoM.com

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