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Lithium Tetraborate

Formula Structure
Formula B4Li2O7
Molecular weight 169.12
CAS No. 12007-60-2
EC No. 234-514-3
Synonyms Lithiumtetraborat; Lithium Borate; Lithium Tetraborate; Lithium Metaborate; Lithium Oxidanidyl(Oxo)Borane; Lithium Oxido(Oxo)Borane; Boric acid, dilithium salt; Boron lithium oxide


Dilithium tetraborate, alias: lithium pyroborate, anhydrous lithium tetraborate, lithium tetraborate; Chemical formula: Li2B4O7, molecular weight: 169.12; The appearance is white crystalline solid, soluble in water, the aqueous solution is weakly alkaline, the solubility of anhydrous matter in water (g/100mL) : 20℃ : 2.89, 100℃ : 5.45. [1] Various forms of hydrates such as pentahydrate, trihydrate, and monohydrate can be obtained by crystallization in aqueous solution, and all crystal water is lost at 300-350 ℃. Soluble in hydrochloric acid, insoluble in ethanol and other organic solvents. It has excellent thermal stability.


markUsed as an additive and coating material in the glass industry, which can be used to adjust the refractive index and optical properties of glass
markUsed as an electrolyte for the preparation of lithium-ion batteries, and has good ionic conductivity.
markUsed in radiation dosimetry devices in the nuclear industry.
markUsed as a co-solvent for X-ray fluorescence analysis, which is widely used in cement plants and iron and steel plants.
markUsed as component of enamel and grease for the enamel industry;
markUsed as a reagent for the decomposition of oxides and silicates by melting;
markFor metal smelting, enamel manufacturing, etc
markUsed as buffer and preservative;


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Features: Dilithium tetraborate

Glass and Ceramics Flux:

A paramount flux in glass and ceramics production. Its precise residences are useful resources in decreasing melting factors, facilitating smoother production procedures, and improving the quality of cease products.

Analytical Chemistry Excellence:

Embrace remarkable accuracy in analytical chemistry with Lithium Tetraborate as a fusion agent. It performs pivotal in sample training for X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysis and borate fusion strategies, ensuring precise elemental evaluation.

Nuclear Technology Advancements:

Explored for its capability to be used as a nuclear reactor coolant, Lithium Tetraborate showcases adaptability in the atomic era, contributing to advancements in protection and efficiency.

Lithium Compound Source:

As a rich lithium supply, Lithium Tetraborate is critical to producing numerous lithium compounds. This makes it an essential aspect for industries relying on lithium, consisting of batteries and prescribed drugs.

Luminescent Material Development:

Dilithium tetraborate’s luminescent residences make it a treasured candidate for developing luminescent materials. This is incredibly massive in advancing optoelectronic gadgets and presentations.


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Shelf Life

Under proper storage conditions, the shelf life is 12 months

Health & Safety

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