Boron Carbide (B4C) - F220/180 - 5lb
Product Code: PB4C-F220-2

Boron Carbide (B4C) - F220/180 - 5lb

Product Code: PB4C-F220-2
Availability: 1000
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Item specifics

  • Container Size 5 lb
  • Microns/ Grits F220/180
  • Type Premalox Boron Carbide (B4C)

Product Description

Boron Carbide (B4C) - F220/180 - 5lb - Metallurgical Supplies Boron carbide (B4C) with a Mohs hardness of 9.5 is second only to cubic boron nitride (cBN) in hardness and so makes an excellent lower cost alternative abrasive to cBN and diamond. Also, boron carbide is excellent for absorbing neutron radiation without forming long lived radionuclides and so is often used for radiation shielding and control rods. The closely controlled grading and particle shape of boron carbide powder provides high cutting rates and uniform finishes. Available as a powder or as an abrasive compound in a choice of water based or grease based carriers in multiple abrasive grit sizes from F10/30 to F1500 and in various quantity sizes. Used in Precision lapping and polishing of most materials.

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