|Molecular Weight||52.00 g/mol||Confirm|
|Melting Point||1857 °C||Confirm|
|Boiling Point||2672 °C||Confirm|
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Typical Chemical Analysis
Chromium powder is a lithophile metallic element forming several minerals, involving chromite FeCr2O4 and the rare crocoite PbCrO4. Chromium is present as an accessory element in some others, such as spinel, amphibole, mica, pyroxene, and garnet. Chromium is a low mobility element. Cr behavior is controlled by pH and organic matter in the soil. Chromium adsorption by clay is also highly dependent on pH.
Chromium powder, lustrous, a steely-gray, hard metal that takes a high polish. It is a silvery-white, hard, and bright metal plating on steel and other material. It also has a high melting point and commonly known as chrome. It is one of the most important and indispensable industrial metals because of its hardness and resistance to corrosion. But it is employed for more than the production of stainless steel and nonferrous alloys; it is also utilized to make pigments and chemicals applied to process leather.
Chromium powder is critical in the fabrication of stainless steel. Most stainless steel comprises chromium; it is what hardens and toughens steel and increases its resistance to corrosion, especially at high temperatures. Because stainless steel does not rust and is easily sterilized, it is a part of many items we use in our daily lives. Some of the most recognizable of these items include kitchen appliances, food processing equipment, and medical and dental tools.
Chromium powder: Many of the decorations on automobiles, for instance, ornaments, trim, and hubcaps, are chromium plated. Chromium in superalloys (high-performance alloys) permits jet engines to operate in a high-temperature, high-stress, chemically oxidizing environment. Chromium pigments are used to create the yellow lines that indicate traffic lanes. Chromium-containing pigments also have their applications into a variety of beauty products.
Chromite is used in high-temperature applications, such as blast furnaces and molds for firing bricks because it retains strength at high temperatures. Chromium powder is also vital for good health. Insufficient amounts result in glucose intolerance in humans. Organ meats, mushrooms, wheat germ, and broccoli are all good dietary sources of chromium.
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