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Sodium Carbide

Na-C≡C-Na
CAS 2881-62-1


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CHEMICAL
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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
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Na2C2 2881-62-1 135033163 N/A N/A 220-732-6 N/A N/A [Na]C#C[Na] InChI=1S/C2
.2Na/c1-2;;
QQSPDJOXCOAHRE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
C2Na2 70.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Safety Data Sheet

Carbide IonSodium Carbide is available in numerous forms and custom shapes including Ingot, foil, rod, plate and sputtering target. High purity forms also include Carbide powder, submicron powder and nanoscale, single crystal or polycrystalline forms. Carbides are compounds in which the anion is one or more carbon atoms. Most metals form carbide compounds, though not all: Indium and Gallium, for example, do not. Like diamond, a pure carbon substance, carbide compounds tend to be extremely hard, refractory and resistant to wear, corrosion and heat, making them excellent candidates for coatings for drills and other tools. They often have other valuable properties in combination with toughness, such as electrical conductivity, low thermal expansion and abrasiveness. Metallic carbide materials are marketed under the tradename AE Carbides. Sodium Carbide is generally immediately available in most volumes. 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.

Sodium Bohr ModelSodium (Na) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolSodium (atomic symbol: Na, atomic number: 11) is a Block D, Group 5, Period 4 element with na atomic weight of 22.989769. The number of electrons in each of Sodium's shells is [2, 8, 1] and its electron configuration is [Ne] 3s1.The sodium atom has a radius of 185.8 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 227 pm. Sodium was discovered and first isolated by Sir Humphrey Davy in 1807. In its elemental form, sodium has a silvery-white metallic appearance. It is the sixth most abundant element, making up 2.6 % of the earth's crust. Sodium does not occur in nature as a free element and must be extracted from its compounds (e.g., feldspars, sodalite, and rock salt). The name Sodium is thought to come from the Arabic word suda, meaning "headache" (due to sodium carbonate's headache-alleviating properties), and its elemental symbol Na comes from natrium, its Latin name. For more information on sodium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of sodium products, visit the Sodium element page.


HEALTH, SAFETY & TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
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SODIUM CARBIDE SYNONYMS
disodium acetylide, 2-sodioethynylsodium, Disodium ethynediide; Acetylene disodium salt, Sodium acetylide(Na2(C2)) (6CI,7CI,8CI,9CI)

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PACKAGING SPECIFICATIONS FOR BULK & RESEARCH QUANTITIES
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 Sodium

  • Sodium Triflate Decreases Inter-Aggregate Repulsion and Induces Phase Separation in Cationic Micelles. Filipe da Silva Lima, Iolanda Midea Cuccovia, Richard Buchner, Filipe Eufrásio Antunes, Bjorn Lindman, Maria Graça Miguel, Dominik Horinek, and Hernan Chaimovich. Langmuir: February 17, 2015
  • Rough Glass Surface-Mediated Transition of Micelle-to-Vesicle in Sodium Dodecylbenzenesulfonate Solutions. Ruiying Song, Na Du, Xiaoyu Zhu, Haiping Li, Shue Song, and Wan Guo Hou. J. Phys. Chem. B: February 16, 2015
  • Removal of Interstitial H2O in Hexacyanometallates for a Superior Cathode of a Sodium-Ion Battery. Jie Song, Long Wang, Yuhao Lu, Jue Liu, Bingkun Guo, Penghao Xiao, Jong-Jan Lee, Xiao-Qing Yang, Graeme Henkelman, and John B. Goodenough. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: February 13, 2015
  • Extended-Conjugated System for Fast-Charge and -Discharge Sodium-Ion Batteries. Chengliang Wang, Yang Xu, Yaoguo Fang, Min Zhou, Liying Liang, Sukhdeep Singh, Huaping Zhao, Andreas Schober, and Yong Lei. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: February 9, 2015
  • Electrophoretic Extraction of Low Molecular Weight Cationic Analytes from Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate Containing Sample Matrices for their Direct Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry. Tristan F Kinde, Debashis Dutta, and Thomas D Lopez. Anal. Chem.: February 9, 2015
  • Measurement and Correlation for the Solid Solubility of Antioxidants Sodium l-Ascorbate and Sodium Erythorbate Monohydrate in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide. Tzu-Chi Wang and Po-Chao Chang. J. Chem. Eng. Data: February 9, 2015
  • Kinetic study on sodium sulfate synthesis by reactive crystallization. Juan Carlos Ojeda Toro, Izabela Dobrosz-Gomez, and Miguel Ángel Gómez-García. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.: February 9, 2015
  • Synergistic Deleterious Effect of Chronic Stress and Sodium Azide in the Mouse Hippocampus. María José Delgado-Cortés, Ana M. Espinosa-Oliva, Manuel Sarmiento, Sandro Argüelles, Antonio J. Herrera, Raquel Mauriño, Ruth F. Villarán, José L. Venero, Alberto Machado, and Rocío M. de Pablos. Chem. Res. Toxicol.: February 6, 2015
  • Spontaneous Vesicle Based Excipient Formation in Mixtures of Sodium N-(n-Alkanoyl)-L-alaninate and N-Cetylpyridinium Chloride: Effect of Hydrocarbon Chain Length. Sampad Ghosh and Anirban Ray. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.: February 6, 2015
  • Engineering Potent and Selective Analogs of GpTx-1, a Tarantula Venom Peptide Antagonist of the NaV1.7 Sodium Channel. Justin Keith Murray, Joseph Ligutti, Dong Liu, Anruo Zou, Leszek Poppe, Hongyan Li, Kristin L. Andrews, Bryan D Moyer, Stefan I McDonough, Philippe Favreau, Reto Stöcklin, and Les P Miranda. J. Med. Chem.: February 6, 2015

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