Tungsten Disulfide Nanopowder/ Nanoparticles ( WS2, 99.9%, 0.8um)
WS2 Form: powder
WS2 Nanoparticles Color: silver grey
WS2 Nanoparticles Purity: > 99.9%
WS2 Nanoparticles Particle Size: 0.8 um
WS2 Nanoparticles Morphology: flaky
WS2 Nanoparticles Coefficient of Friction: 0.03 dynamic, 0.07 static
WS2 Nanoparticles Lubricating Temperature Range: Ambient: from -273 oC to 650 oC
Vacuum (10-14 Torr): from -188oC to 1316oC
WS2 Nanoparticles Load bearing ability: 3x105 PSI for coated film
WS2 Nanoparticles Coatable substrates: iron steel, aluminum, copper, plastics, and other metals and solids
WS2 Nanoparticles Compatibility: oil, solvent, paint, fuel
Health and Safety
Eyeshields, Gloves, type N95 (US), type P1 (EN143) respirator filter
Tungsten Disulfide ( WS2 ) Nanopowder General Description
A 99.9% pure silver grey powder composed of flaky particles of tungsten disulfide, with particle sizes of approximately 0.8 um. A partially soluble material known in its naturally occurring form as tungstenite, these particles are best known for their value as solid lubricants and for catalysis. To find out more about ordering or handling Tungsten Disulfide (WS2, 99.9%,), or about available purities and particle sizes, call SSNano today and inquire.
Tungsten Disulfide ( WS2 ) Nanopowder Applications
- Catalysis. Tungsten disulfide particles are of use in a number of different catalytic processes. Specific applications include hydrodesulferization and the production of oil catalysts.
- Lubrication. The lubricating properties of these particles make them extremely valuable, especially in more rigorous environments with high pressure, extreme weights, or strong vacuums. Specific applications include dry film lubricants and the manufacture of self-lubricating materials.
- Composite materials. Various composite materials can be produced using tungsten disulfide particles, benefiting from its lubricating, semiconducting, and resilient properties.
- Semiconductors. Certain semiconductor materials can be produced using tungsten disulfide particles.
- Fuel cells. Tungsten disulfide is one of many materials being researched for its value in the production of fuel cells and other energy storage applications. In particular, it’s used to produce anodes and anode sensors for certain types of fuel cell.