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Thorium Fluoride Powder, ThF4, CAS 13709-59-6


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Thorium Fluoride (ThF4) Powder is a white crystalline powder, which can be obtained by the direct chemistry of metallic thorium with fluorine gas.

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Molecular FormulaThF4

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Thorium Fluoride (ThF4) Powder has stable chemical properties and various hydrates. Heeger Materials can provide high-quality Thorium Fluoride (ThF4) Powder at a competitive price.

Thorium Fluoride Powder, ThF4, CAS 13709-59-6

  • Formula: ThF4
  • Density: 6.32g/cm3
  • Melting point: 1110℃
  • Molecular weight: 308.3g/mol
  • CAS: 13709-59-6

Thorium Fluoride Powder Properties

  • Slight radioactivity
  • Excellent optical transparency
  • Insoluble in water
  • Almost insoluble in sulfuric acid, hydrofluoric acid, nitric acid, and perchloric acid

Thorium Fluoride Powder Applications

  • Used as a radiation-resistant material in multilayer optical coatings
  • Manufacturing carbon arc lamps
  • Used as a raw material for the production of thorium metal by thermal reduction using calcium metal as the reducing agent
  • Used in the electrolysis of chloro-fluoride molten salts to prepare powdered thorium metal
  • Used as a breeder material for molten salt reactors when mixed with alkali metal, beryllium, or zirconium fluorides.

Thorium Fluoride Powder Storage and Packing

Thorium Fluoride (ThF4) Powder should be kept sealed and stored in a dry and cool place. The vacuum packing is 1kg/bag, 25kg/drum, or as required.

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