The Applications of Chromium Carbide

What is it?

Chromium Carbide

Chromium carbide has a high melting temperature and is highly resistant to corrosion, wear, and oxidation. It can be used in high-temperature environments (1000-1100). Because of its exceptional high temperature performance, it’s widely used in thermal spraying to protect metal surfaces and as an additive in cemented carbide industries.

The key features of

Chromium Carbide

Gray powder with metallic shine; Orthorhombic system. Density: 6.68g/cm3. Melting point: 1890. Good wear resistance, corrosion resistance and resistance to oxidation in high temperature environments (10001100). It is a part of a metal ceramic. The thermal properties of chromium carbide are comparable to those of steel. They have strong corrosion resistance, high-temperature oxygenation properties and similar thermal properties. It is a good material for many industries.

Chromium Carbide Properties

Other Titles
chrome carbide, chromic carbide, trichromium dicarbide,

Cr3C2 or chromium Carbon, powder


Combination Formula

Molecular Weight

Gray to Black Powder

Melting Point
1895 degC

Boiling Point

6.68 g/cm3

Solubility of H2O


Chromium Carbide Cr3C2 Powder CAS 12012-35-0

The manufacturing of Chromium Carbide

Method for metal chromium powder carbonization: The carbon noir is crushed with electrolytic chromemium in a proportion of 13.5% – 64% (mass), which is more than the combined carbon content of 11.33%). This produces 325 mesh metal powder. Dry mixing the raw material with a ball mill. As a molding lubricant, you can add from 1% to 3% of stearic Acid. You should press mold with more than 1T/cChemicalbookm2 of pressure. Place the powder that has been pressed into a graphite crucible or plate. Heat it in a Taman furnace (or an induction heating furnace) to 1500-1700°C. Then, let it cool in a hydrogen stream to make Chromium.

What applications are

Chromium Carbide

1. It can also be used as an addition to cemented caride (such as the tungsten-based cemented caride grain refiner), which is useful in mining, machining, and so on.

2. It can also be used as an additive to welding material. The Chemicalbook surface can be sprayed with a welding rod made from it. It can be used to increase the service-life of many other equipment.

3. There are many thermal spray materials that can be used in metal surface protection technology. Ding Hong from Chemicalbook edited this information.

4. For chromium carbide ceramics. To form a meltblown coating on ceramics and metal surfaces, coarse-grained chrome carbide can be used. It has the properties of wear resistance, heat resistance and corrosion resistance. It is widely used in aircraft engines, petrochemical mechanical devices and other applications to increase mechanical life. Also used in spraying semiconductor films.

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