Lanthanum Hexaboride Sheet / Plate

Edgetech Industries, Advanced Ceramics Division supplies high-quality and competitive price advanced Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) Sheet / Plate.


Lanthanum Hexaboride Sheet, (LaB6) Plate


Lanthanum Boride, also called Lanthanum Hexaboride or LaB6, is an inorganic chemical, a boride of lanthanum, and a refractory ceramic material. It is stable in vacuum; it has a high melting point of 2210 °C. It is insoluble in water and hydrochloric acid. Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) Sheet & Plate can be used widely in various fields beaded on its properties. We provide LaB6 Sheet & Plate with customized dimensions; regular purity is 99.5%.


Lanthanum Hexaboride Material Specifications


ProductLanthanum HexaborideStructurePolycrystalline
SymbolLaB6Thermal Conductive47 W/mK (20℃)
Cas No.12008-21-8Thermal Expansion 6.2 10-6K-1 (20-900℃)
Atomic Mass203.78 g/molElectrical Resistanceca.15 μΩ cm (20℃)
Density4.72 g/cm3Electrical Conductivity6.65×104 S/cm (20℃)
Melting Point2528 KCurrent Density150 A/cm2 (1950℃)
Hardness87.5 RAElectron Emissivity2.6 eV
Flexure Strength (σ)200 MpaFracture toughness (Kic)3.0 MN/m3/2


Lanthanum Hexaboride Sheet & Plate Applications


-Thermionic emission (cathode)

-Plasma source for plasma enhanced coating (PECVD)

-Vacuum electron beam welding machine

-Electron beam surface reforming device

-Electron beam lithography device

-Transmission electron microscope

-Scanning electron microscope

-Surface analysis device

-Radiotherapy devices


Packing of Lanthanum Boride


Our Lanthanum Hexaboride Sheet/Plate is carefully handled to minimize damage during storage and transportation and preserve the quality of products in their original condition. Vacuum packing is use for some of ceramic parts.


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