Zirconium silicide is grey square crystalline lump, granular or powder, which is made from zirconium metal powder and silicon powder. ZrSi2 is stable at room temperature and normal pressure.
Synonyms: zirconium disilicide, zirconium(II) silicide, zirconium(IV) silicide
|Molecular Formula: ZrSi2||Molecular Weight: 147.40|
|CAS No.: 12039-90-6||EINECS No.: 234-911-1|
|Density: 4.88g/ml||Melting Point: 1620℃|
|Lattice Constant: a=0.372nm,b=1.476nm, C=0.0367nm||Microhardness: 1063kg/mm2|
|Formation Heat: 62.8kJ/mol|
Zirconium disilicide powder is mainly used in raw materials of fine ceramics, which is also used in crucible for production of semiconductor films. ZrSi2 is also used as sputtering targets, ceramic substrates, evaporation materials,
Zirconium disilicide should avoid oxides, keeping it sealed at room temperature, cool, dry and ventilated.