Boron Carbide Chemical Formula 

Boron Carbide is the third hardest material after diamond and cubic boron nitride. It is a crystalline compound composed of Boron and Carbon. Its chemical formula is B4C with the molar mass of 55.255 g/mol and density of 2.52 g/cm3 when solid. As it is an extremely hard material, its used in the industrial applications and preparation of tank armor, bulletproof vests, engine sabotage powders.

Chemical Name

Boron Carbide

Chemical Formula

:

B4C

State

:

Solid

Category

:

Inorganic

Appearance

:

Dark Gray Or Black Powder, Odorless

Molar Mass / Molecular Weight

:

55.255 g/mol

Molar Density

:

2.52 G/cm3, Solid.

Boiling Point

:

3,500 °C (6,330 °F; 3,770 K)

Melting Point

:

2,763 °C (5,005 °F; 3,036 K)

Boron Carbide is the third hardest material after diamond and cubic boron nitride. It is a crystalline compound composed of Boron and Carbon. Its chemical formula is B4C with the molar mass of 55.255 g/mol and density of 2.52 g/cm3 when solid. As it is an extremely hard material, its used in the industrial applications and preparation of tank armor, bulletproof vests, engine sabotage powders.


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