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Tricalcium Phosphate - Bone ash

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Tricalcium Phosphate

Bone ash

Technical grade

  • CAS No. 68439-86-1
  • EINECS No. 270-423-5
  • Chemical Formula: Ca10(PO4)6(OH)2
  • M.Wt: 502.31
  • S.Gravity: 3.14
  • Odour: odourless
  • Solubility: almost insoluble in water
  • Purity: 98% min.
  • Melting point: ca 1100C
  • Appearance: White solid
  • Other Names: Tricalcium diphosphate, Tribasic calcium phosphate, Hydroxylapatite, Bone ash

Use for Tricalcium Phosphate:

  • Ceramic materials.
  • Manufacture of cleaning and polishing compounds.
  • In the production of phosphoric acid and fertilisers.
  • A release agent in nonferrous metal casting.

In the Pottery industry it is an essential constituent of bone china, imparting the characteristic translucency. Also used as a secondary flux in glazes giving a milky quality. Its use in large quantities reduces plasticity and workability. It is therefore more suitable for slip casting processes.

 

PLEASE NOTE: This product is not for human or animal consumption.