Chromium Diboride, CrB<sub>2</sub>, 99% Powder, 1 kg,  MSE Supplies

Chromium Diboride, CrB2, 99% Powder, 1 kg

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Chromium Diboride, CrB2, 99% Powder, 1 kg

  • Product Number: PO3110 (1 kg)
  • Formula: CrB2
  • CAS Number: 12007-16-8
  • Molecular Weight: 73.62  g/mol
  • Density: 5.22 g/cm³ at 25°C
  • Melting Point: 2,170°C
  • Color: Grey
  • Purity: 99% 2N


Chromium Diboride powder is mainly used in coating due to its hardness, wear resistive, and corrosive resistive properties. CrB2 powder has been used in metal matric composites (MMCs), cutting tools, plasma technologies, spark sintering, and as electrodes in electron microscopes.


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L.R. Jordan, A.J. Betts, K.L. Dahm, P.A. Dearnley, and G.A. Wright. Corrosion and passivation mechanism of chromium diboride coatings on stainless steel. Corrosion Science Vol 47(5), 1085-1096, 2005.

B. Mahesh, K. Sairam, J.K. Sonber, T.S.R.C. Murthy, G.V.S. Nageswar Rao, T. Srinivas Rao, and J.K. Chakravartty. Sinterability studies of monolithic chromium diboride (CrB2) by spark plasma sintering. Int. J. Refractory Metals and Hard Materials Vol 52, 66-69, 2015.