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What is Titanium Carbide TiC Powder?

Recently, on Sinopec's annual results teleconference, the company representative answered questions about the oil prices, and said that the future trend of oil prices is still very uncertain, and it is expected to be around $100 this year and $85 next year respectively.

Sinopec, "There are many factors affecting oil prices at the moment, including geopolitics, macroeconomic trends, the implementation of the policy of OPEC+, the strength of the US DOLLAR and so on. We see a lot of uncertainty in the future oil prices. It is impossible to predict the accurate price, but a general trend could be estimated."

According to Sinopec, international institutions generally have a forecast of around $100 this year and around $85 next year in the oil prices. As geopolitical problems and other issues ease next year, oil prices will be lower than this year.

The volatile oil prices in the international market will continue to affect lots of industries and the supply of many Titanium Carbide powder.

Introduction to Titanium Carbide TiC Powder
The chemical formula for titanium carbide is TiC. It is a steel-gray crystal with a metallic luster. It has thermal conductivity and electrical conductivity, and its electrical conductivity decreases with the increase of temperature, so it shows the property of medal. It is a hard, high melting point compound, second only to diamond in hardness, with a microhardness of 2850 kg/mm2. The lattice constant a=4.173×10-8cm. Melting point 3150, boiling point 4820, relative density 4.9. TiN and TiO have the same lattice and the same parameters, so a series of continuous solid solutions can be formed between them. When heated to above 1500 in H2 gas, C removal gradually occurs. The mixture of Ti(C, N) carbon nitride reacts with N2 gas above 1200 to form a variable composition. The oxidation rate of TiC is slow at 800, but the powder TiC can be burned in O2 at 600 to generate TiO2 and CO2. At 1200, TiO2 and CO are produced by reaction with O2 gas. It does not interact with water, but can react with water vapor to generate TiO2, CO, and H2 at temperatures above 700. It does not react with CO, but reacts with CO2 at 1200 to generate TiO2 and CO. Insoluble in hydrochloric acid and lye, soluble in nitric acid and aqua regia.
 

Titanium Carbide TiC Powder Properties
Other Names titanium(IV) carbide, TiC powder
CAS No. 12070-08-5
Compound Formula TiC
Molecular Weight 40.1
Appearance black powder
Melting Point 3160°C
Boiling Point 4820°C
Density 4.93g/cm3
Solubility in H2O insoluble
Exact Mass 59.947

 

Titanium Carbide Nanoparticles Nano TiC Powder CAS 12070-08-5
 

 
 

Preparation Methods of Titanium Carbide TiC Powder
1. Carbothermic reduction 
TiO2 was reduced with carbon black at 1700-2100, and the chemical reaction formula was: TiO2(S)+ 3C(s)=TiC(S)+2CO(g). 
2. Direct carbonization method 
TiC was prepared by the reaction of Ti powder and carbon powder. 
Ti(s)+C(s)=TiC 
Due to the difficulty in preparing submicron Ti powder, the application of this method is limited. The above reaction takes 5-20 hours to complete, the reaction process is difficult to control, and the reactants agglomerate seriously. It requires further grinding to prepare fine TiC powder. In order to obtain a purer product, it is necessary to purify the fine powder after ball milling by chemical method. 
3. Chemical vapor deposition 
The synthesis method utilizes the reaction between TiCl4, H2 and C. 
TiCl4(g)+2H2(g)+C(s)=TiC(g)+4HCl(l) 
The reactants react with hot tungsten or carbon monofilaments. TiC crystals grow directly on the monofilaments. The yield and sometimes even quality of TiC powders synthesized by this method are strictly limited. 
4. Sol-gel method 
The invention relates to a method for preparing small particle size products by fully mixing and dispersing materials with solution. It has the advantages of good chemical uniformity, small powder size, and narrow distribution, low heat treatment temperature, but the synthesis process is complex, drying shrinkage is large.
5. Microwave method 
Using nano TiO2 and carbon black as raw materials, using the principle of carbon thermal reduction reaction, using microwave energy to heat the material. In fact, the dielectric loss of materials in the high-frequency electric field is used to convert microwave energy into heat energy, so that nano TiO2 and carbon can synthesize TiC. 
TiO2+3C=TiC+2CO(g) 
 

Applications of Titanium Carbide TiC Powder
1. Used in cutting tools, wear-resistant coating, mold manufacturing, and other fields;  
2. Raw materials for the production of ceramics and hard metallurgical parts by powder metallurgy, such as drawing film, hard alloy die, etc. Polyphase ceramics can be applied to hard cutting tools, military armor materials, aerospace components, such as gas tanks, engines, nozzle lining, turbine rotors, blades, and structural components in nuclear reactors; 
3. As a coating material, it can be used in diamond coating, tritium anti-coating in the fusion reactor, electric contact coating, excavator cutter coating, as well as foam ceramics, infrared radiation ceramics, etc. 
 

Main Supplier of Titanium Carbide TiC Powder
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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic not only had a significant impact on public health, it also severely affected one of the linchpins of the global economy – the tourism industry. As many countries introduced curfews and travel restrictions to contain the spread of the virus, travel across the world significantly declined from early 2020 onwards. The financial repercussions of the coronavirus have already begun to manifest themselves within the tourism industry. In 2020, global revenue from the travel and tourism industry was estimated to drop from a forecasted 711.94 billion U.S. dollars to 568.6 billion U.S. dollars, representing a decrease of over 20 percent. The region predicted to see the highest decline in revenue was Europe, decreasing from 211.97 billion U.S. dollars in 2019 to roughly 124 billion U.S. dollars in 2020.
The downturn in tourism has caused the recession, and the weakening of the economy has also affected the market demand for Titanium Carbide powder. Recently, however, the demand for Titanium Carbide powder has increased, so contact us for the latest news on Titanium Carbide powder.

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