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Iron Aluminide

CAS 12004-62-5

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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
Fe3Al 12004-62-5 N/A 44149391 N/A 234-927-9 N/A N/A [AlH3].[Fe] InChI=1S/Al.Fe.3H KCZFLPPCFOHPNI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
AlFe 194.52 Mesh Powder, Intermetallic g/cm3 194.786365 82.9160003662109 Da 0 Safety Data Sheet

Aluminide IonIron Aluminide is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. Aluminide compounds contain aluminum and one or more electropositive elements. Since aluminum is adjactent to the nonmetals on the periodic table, it forms compounds with properties intermediate between those of a metallic alloy and an ionic compound. Aluminides have found applications in hydrogen storage technology, industrial manufacturing, and in coatings for furnaces and other high temperature applications. In a recent series of hypergravity experiments, the European Space Agency (ESA) created a unique alloy of titanium aluminide whose light weight and durability may prove critical to the aeronautical industry. American Elements produces 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. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Iron (Fe) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolIron (atomic symbol: Fe, atomic number: 26) is a Block D, Group 8, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 55.845. The number of electrons in each of Iron's shells is 2, 8, 14, 2 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d6 4s2.Iron Bohr Model The iron atom has a radius of 126 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 194 pm. Iron was discovered by humans before 5000 BC. In its elemental form, iron has a lustrous grayish metallic appearance. Elemental Iron Iron is the fourth most common element in the Earth's crust and the most common element by mass forming the earth as a whole. Iron is rarely found as a free element, since it tends to oxidize easily; it is usually found in minerals such as magnetite, hematite, goethite, limonite, or siderite. Though pure iron is typically soft, the addition of carbon creates the alloy known as steel, which is significantly stronger. For more information on iron, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of iron products, visit the Iron element page.

Aluminum (Al) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolAluminum, also known as Aluminium, (atomic symbol: Al, atomic number: 13) is a Block P, Group 13, Period 3 element with an atomic weight of 26.9815386. It is the third most abundant element in the earth's crust and the most abundant metallic element.Aluminum Bohr ModelAluminum's name is derived from alumina, the mineral from which Sir Humphrey Davy attempted to refine it from in 1812. It wasn't until 1825 that Aluminum was first isolated by Hans Christian Oersted. Aluminum is a silvery gray metal that possesses many desirable characteristics. It is light, nonmagnetic and non-sparking. It stands second among metals in the scale of malleability, and sixth in ductility. It is extensively used in many industrial applications where a strong, light, easily constructed material is needed. Elemental Aluminum Although it has only 60% of the electrical conductivity of copper, it is used in electrical transmission lines because of its light weight. Pure aluminum is soft and lacks strength, but alloyed with small amounts of copper, magnesium, silicon, manganese, or other elements it imparts a variety of useful properties. Aluminum was first predicted by Antoine Lavoisierin 1787 and first isolated by Friedrich Wöhler in 1827. For more information on aluminum, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of aluminum products, visit the Aluminum element page.

Material Safety Data Sheet MSDS
Signal Word N/A
Hazard Statements N/A
Hazard Codes N/A
Risk Codes 11-36/37
Safety Precautions 26
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information N/A
WGK Germany N/A
Globally Harmonized System of
Classification and Labelling (GHS)

Aluminum - iron (1:1); Aluminium, compound with iron (1:3); Aluminum, compd. with iron (1:1); Aluminum, compd. with iron (1:3)

Iron Pellets Iron Oxide Iron Nitrate Iron Oxide Pellets Iron Nanoparticles
Iron Chloride Iron Acetylacetonate Iron Bars Iron Foil Aluminum Iron Alloy
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Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.

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Recent Research & Development for Iron

  • Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) exert an inhibition on hepcidin expression through an estrogen-like effect associated with disordered systemic iron homeostasis. Yi Qian, Shuping Zhang, Wenli Guo, Juan Ma, Yue Chen, Lei Wang, Meirong Zhao, and Sijin Liu. Chem. Res. Toxicol.: February 16, 2015
  • pH-Responsive Iron Manganese Silicate Nanoparticles as T1-T2* Dual-Modal Imaging Probes for Tumor Diagnosis. Jian Chen, Weijie Zhang, Zhen Guo, Haibao Wang, Dongdong Wang, Jiajia Zhou, and Qianwang Chen. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: February 16, 2015
  • Hollow Iron Oxide Nanoparticles in Polymer Nanobeads as MRI Contrast Agents. Nadja C Bigall, Enrico Dilena, Dirk Dorfs, Marie-Lys Beoutis, Giammarino Pugliese, Claire Wilhelm, Florence Gazeau, Abid Ali Khan, Alexander M Bittner, Miguel Angel Garcia, Mar Garcia-Hernandez, Liberato Manna, and Teresa Pellegrino. J. Phys. Chem. C: February 16, 2015
  • Stable isotopes and iron oxide mineral products as markers of chemodenitrification. L Camille Jones, Brian Peters, Juan S. Lezama Pacheco, Karen Casciotti, and Scott Fendorf. Environ. Sci. Technol.: February 16, 2015
  • Preparation of Unsupported Iron Fischer-Tropsch Catalyst by Simple, Novel, Solvent Deficient Precipitation (SDP) Method. Kyle M. Brunner, Grant E. Harper, Kamyar Keyvanloo, Brian F. Woodfield, Calvin H. Bartholomew, and William C. Hecker. Energy Fuels: February 15, 2015
  • Manganese Doped Iron Oxide Theranostic Nanoparticles for Combined T1 Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Photothermal Therapy. Mengxin Zhang, Yuhua Cao, Lina Wang, Yufei Ma, Xiaolong Tu, and Zhijun Zhang. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: February 12, 2015
  • Iron- and Indium-Catalyzed Reactions toward Nitrogen- and Oxygen-Containing Saturated Heterocycles. Johan Cornil, Laurine Gonnard, Charlélie Bensoussan, Anna Serra-Muns, Christian Gnamm, Claude Commandeur, Malgorzata Commandeur, Sébastien Reymond, Amandine Guérinot, and Janine Cossy. Acc. Chem. Res.: February 12, 2015
  • Unraveling the structure of Iron(III)oxalate tetrahydrate and its reversible Li insertion capability. Hania Ahouari, Gwenaelle Rousse, Juan Jose Rodriguez-Carvajal, Moulay Tahar Sougrati, Matthieu Saubanère, Matthieu Courty, Nadir Recham, and Jean-Marie Tarascon. Chem. Mater.: February 12, 2015
  • Role of Surface Chemistry and Morphology in Reactive Adsorption Of H2S on Iron (Hydr)oxides/Graphite Oxide Composites. Javier A. Arcibar-Orozco, Rajiv Wallace, Joshua K. Mitchell, and Teresa J Bandosz. Langmuir: February 12, 2015
  • Surface and Interfacial Engineering of Iron Oxide Nanoplates for Highly Efficient Magnetic Resonance Angiography. Zijian Zhou, Changqiang Wu, Hanyu Liu, Xianglong Zhu, Zhenghuan Zhao, Lirong Wang, Ye Xu, Hua Ai, and Jinhao Gao. ACS Nano: February 11, 2015

Recent Research & Development for Aluminides

  • Bewlay, Bernard Patrick. "Methods for casting titanium and titanium aluminide alloys." U.S. Patent No. 20,150,040,801. 12 Feb. 2015.
  • Kolahdouz, Sajjad, Behrooz Arezoo, and Mostafa Hadi. "Surface integrity in high-speed milling of gamma titanium aluminide under MQL cutting conditions." Thermal Power Plants (CTPP), 2014 5th Conference on. IEEE, 2014.
  • Zhu, Qing-Lin. "Failure Mechanism of the Hot-dipped Aluminide Coating on Dissimilar Weldments in High Temperature Applications." (2015).
  • Xiang, Xin, et al. "Preparation technique and alloying effect of aluminide coatings as tritium permeation barriers: A review." International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2015).
  • Liu, Zongjie, et al. "Cyclic oxidation resistance of Ce/Co modified aluminide coatings on nickel base superalloys." Corrosion Science (2015).
  • Grüters, J., and M. C. Galetz. "Influence of thermodynamic activities of different masteralloys in pack powder mixtures to produce low activity aluminide coatings on TiAl alloys." InterMetallics 60 (2015): 19-27.
  • Xu, Zhenhua, et al. "Isothermal oxidation and hot corrosion behaviors of diffusion aluminide coatings deposited by chemical vapor deposition." Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2015).
  • Xu, Zhenhua, et al. "Effects of deposition temperature on the kinetics growth and protective properties of aluminide coatings." Journal of Alloys and Compounds 632 (2015): 238-245.
  • Romanowska, Jolanta, et al. "Zirconium Modified Aluminide Coatings Obtained by the CVD Method." Solid State Phenomena. Vol. 227. 2015.
  • Zagula-Yavorska, Maryana, et al. "The Effect of the Aluminide Coating on the Thermal Properties and Oxidation Resistance of Inconel 625 Ni-Base Superalloy." Solid State Phenomena. Vol. 227. 2015.