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What is it?

Chromium Carbide

Chromium carbide has a high melting temperature and is highly resistant to corrosion, wear, and oxidation. It can be used in high-temperature environments (1000-1100). It has a high melting point and is widely used in thermal spraying to protect metal surfaces.

These are the key features of

Chromium Carbide

Gray powder with metallic shine; Orthorhombic system. Density: 6.68g/cm3. Melting point: 1890. Good wear resistance, corrosion resistance and resistance to oxidation in high temperatures (1000-1100). It is a part of a metal ceramic. Chromium carbide is strong in high-temperature oxidation resistance, corrosion resistance, and thermal properties that are similar to those of steel. It is a good material for many industries.

Chromium Carbide Properties

Other Titles
chrome carbide, chromic carbide, trichromium dicarbide,

Cr3C2 or chromium Carbon, powder


Combination Formula

Molecular Weight

Gray to Black Powder

Melting Point
1895 degC

Boiling Point

6.68 g/cm3

Solubility of H2O


Chromium Carbide Cr3C2 Powder CAS 12012-35-0

The manufacturing of Chromium Carbide

Method for metal chromium pulverization by electrolytic chromium: The carbon noir is crushed with electrolytic chromemium in a proportion of 13.5% – 64% (mass) to form 325 mesh metallic chromium. This is more than the combined carbon content of 11.33%). Dry mixing the raw material with a ballmill. As a molding lubricant, you can add from 1% to 3% of stearic Acid. You should press mold with more than 1T/cChemicalbookm2 of pressure. Place the powder that has been pressed into a graphite crucible or plate. Heat it in a Taman furnace (or an induction heating furnace) to 1500-1600C. Then, let it cool in a hydrogen stream to make Chromium.

What applications are

Chromium Carbide

1. It can also be used to make cemented carbonide (e.g. tungsten-based cemented coiled carbide grain refiner), which can then be used for mining, machining, and so on.

2. It can be used in welding additives. It can be used as a welding rod to cover the Chemicalbook surface of some types of mechanical equipment (such a ball mill, coal mill, jaw plate, etc.). It can be used to increase the service-life of many other equipment.

3. A wide range of thermal spray material are available for metal surface protection technology. Ding Hong from Chemicalbook edited this information.

4. For chromium carbide ceramics. To form a meltblown coating on ceramics and metal surfaces, coarse-grained chrome carbide can be used. It has the properties of wear resistance, heat resistance, corrosion resistance, and more. It is widely used in aircraft engines, petrochemical mechanical devices and other applications to increase mechanical life. It can also be used for spraying semiconductor film.

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