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Calcium Silicide Rev. Date 04/21/06



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TYPICAL CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
 
Product Code:   03-0440
Calcium:   28-35%
Silicon:   58-65%
Iron:   4% Min.
Aluminum:   1.5% Max.
Carbon:   1% Max.
Sulfur:   0.05% Max.
 
OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:  MIL-C-324B
 
PACKAGING:   Unlined Steel Drums
 
USES:   Calcium Silicide is use by the steel industry to manufacture special alloys. Calcium Silicide is also used by the ordnance industry in the manufacturing of specialty pyrotechnic mixtures.
 
HANDLING:   Avoid breathing dust. Avoid getting in eyes or on skin. Wash thoroughly after handling. Store in a dry place away from direct sunlight, heat and incompatible materials. Reseal containers immediately after use. Store away from food and beverages. See MSDS for more information
 
PROPER SHIPPING NAME:   Calcium Silicide
& SHIPPING INFORMATION:   UN# 1405, Class 4.3, PG II, Label Code 4.3
 
PRODUCT INFORMATION

Calcium Silicide
 
CAS Number for Calcium
CAS Number for Silicon
Melting point
Solubility in Water

7440-70-2
7440-21-3
700-935 °C
Insoluble

Molecular Wt.
Molecular Formula
Specific Gravity
 

96.25
CaSi2
2 to 2.5
 
 

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