Boron Nitride (h-BN)

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Description

Boron nitride is a chemical compound with equal numbers of boron and nitrogen atoms. The hexagonal form (HBN) corresponding to graphite is the softest and most stable form among BN polymorphs, and is therefore used as a lubricant and an additive to cosmetic products.

This material data has been provided by Advanced Ceramic Materials.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValue

Density

23.0 °C

2.1 g/cm³

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueComment

Boron

40 - 41.9 %

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Calcium

0.2 - 2 %

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Nitrogen

50 - 58.3 %

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Other

0.2 - 0.3 %

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Chloride, Iron, Aluminum, Silicon

Oxygen

0.3 - 3 %

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