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Nuclear Grade Boron Carbide (B4C)

 

Boron Carbide is often used in nuclear applications such as shielding and other protective applications due to its ability to absorb neutrons.   


Panadyne offers a nuclear grade enriched Boron Carbide with a High B10 content formulated for use in Nuclear applications.  The material is available in straight FEPA sizes as well as custom sizes.

Typical Properties
  • High Hardness

  • Abrasion / Wear-Resistance

  • Fracture Toughness

  • Chemical Inertness

  • High Neutron Absorbing Cross Section

Typical Applications
  • Nuclear Shielding