Home » Indium Powder (In, Purity: 99.9%, APS: -325mesh)
|Molecular Weight||114.82 g/mol||Confirm|
|Melting Point||156.6 °C||Confirm|
|Boiling Point||2080 °C||Confirm|
|Solubility||Insoluble in water|
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Indium powder is a soft, malleable, ductile, and lustrous metallic metal. It has a face-centered tetragonal structure and it is in silvery white. It is available in liquid form over a wide range of temperatures, like gallium. Indium belongs to the same group of gallium. Both indium and gallium are able to wet glass and it is stable in air and in water. However, it dissolves in acids. It ignites burning with a violet flame when it is heated above its melting point.
Indium powder is utilized in low-melting fusible alloys. It is also utilized as a protective plate for bearings and other metal surfaces. It can be applied to produce a corrosion-resistant mirror surface. It can be utilized on the mirror surface: when evaporated and allowed to deposit on glass it fabricates a mirror as good a quality as that of silver. Indium foils are employed to assess what is going on inside nuclear reactors. Finally, it is employed as a light filter in low-pressure sodium vapor lamps.
Most indium powder is applied to make indium tin oxide (ITO). Indium tin oxide is an indispensable part of touch screens, flatscreen TVs and solar panels. This is due to it conducts electricity, bonds strongly to glass and is transparency. Indium nitride, phosphide, and antimonide are semiconductors are utilized in transistors and microchips. Indium metal sticks to glass and can be employed to give a mirror finish to windows of tall buildings, and as a protective film on welders’ goggles.
Indium powder: It has also been employed to coat ball bearings in racing cars due to its low friction. An indium alloy has been utilized for fire-sprinkler systems in shops and warehouses owing to its low melting point. In high-speed motors, indium is utilized in coatings since it allows for the even distribution of lubricating oil.
Indium powder is used to dope germanium to make transistors. In addition, it is also employed to make other electrical components for instance rectifiers, thermistors, and photoconductors. Indium can be used to make mirrors that are as reflective as silver mirrors but do not tarnish as quickly. Indium is also used to manufacture low melting alloys. Indium-tin oxide thin films are used for liquid crystal displays (LCDs).
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