What’s the zirconium-carbidide property?
It is gray-black in color with a NaCI type face-centered cubic shape. It has 0.4685nm lattice constant. Zirconium carbonide is paramagnetic, electronic conductive, and conductive. ZrC powder is also known for its high melting point and hardness.
Zirconium carbid is insoluble when mixed with water. However, it is easily oxidized at high temperatures. 300oC is where the oxidation reaction begins. This temperature is independent of oxygen partial pressure.
Zirconium carbonide ceramic is an extremely hard material that exhibits good chemical stability. It also has good resistance to high temperatures, corrosion resistance and wear resistance. It’s a great high-temperature structure material, superhard tool material and surface protector material. Because it is thermally conductive, its potential applications include cutting tool materials and armor materials as well as hardfacing electrodes.
What’s the use of zirconium carbonide?
Use zirconium caride in cemented carbonide
Zirconium carbide is an important, high-temperature structural metal with high melting point and high strength. This material has many applications in cemented carbide due to its excellent properties.
Use zirconium carbonide in ceramic composite materials
The strengthening phase zirconium carbonide is used to prevent dislocation movement or stabilise grain boundaries. Also, it limits the slippage and climbing of movable dilocations. This material has many potential applications.
For high-temperature coatings, zirconium carbonide is employed
Zirconium carbid has an extremely high melting point, and it forms dense oxide layers on the surface at very high temperatures. This can reduce the diffusion rate for oxygen into the matrix, and thus can be used as thermal insulation and high-temperature coating.
Zirconium caride is used as a nuclear material-barrier for the coating of nuclear fuel particle particles
SiC coated fuel particles are commonly used in the nuclear energy industry. But, SiC coatings can be thermally broken down above 1700. A phase transition will then occur from b–SiC into a–SiC, with rapid degradation of the SiC’s mechanical properties.
Functional materials: Zirconium carbonide
Zirconium carbid has both the ability to absorb visible light efficiently and reflect infrared. By absorbing 95% of sunlight’s short-wavelength energy under 2mm, this material can store the energy through thermal transformation. It also has the property of reflecting infrared wavelengths beyond 2mm.
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