Silicon (II) Oxide, 99,99% (metals basis)

SKU: 469
CAS # 10097-28-6
SiO
Purity: 99,99% (4N)

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Chemical Properties:

Compound Formula OSi
Molecular Weight 44.085
Appearance black-brown glassy solid
Melting Point 1702 °C
Boiling Point 1880 °C
Density 2.13 g/cm3
Monoisotopic Mass 43.971841
Exact Mass 43.971841

Silicon Monoxide is a highly insoluble thermally stable Silicon source suitable for glass, optic and ceramic applications. Oxide compounds are not conductive to electricity. However, certain perovskite structured oxides are electronically conductive finding application in the cathode of solid oxide fuel cells and oxygen generation systems. They are compounds containing at least one oxygen anion and one metallic cation. They are typically insoluble in aqueous solutions (water) and extremely stable making them useful in ceramic structures as simple as producing clay bowls to advanced electronics and in light weight structural components in aerospace and electrochemical applications such as fuel cells in which they exhibit ionic conductivity. Metal oxide compounds are basic anhydrides and can therefore react with acids and with strong reducing agents in redox reactions. Silicon Oxide is also available in pellets, pieces, powder, sputtering targets, tablets, and nanopowder. Silicon Monoxide is generally immediately available in most volumes. Ultra high purity, high purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. Silicon (II) Oxide can be produced to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available.

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