Titanium nitride is a material with important application value, because of its excellent physical, chemical, mechanical, thermal, electrical and optical properties, is widely used in various fields.
Properties of titanium nitride
1. High temperature stability
Titanium nitride has good stability at high temperatures, and its melting point is as high as 2950℃ and its boiling point is 4500℃. In high temperature environment, titanium nitride can maintain stable physical and chemical properties, so it is widely used in high temperature ceramics, aerospace, automotive and other fields.
2. High hardness and wear resistance
Titanium nitride has high hardness and high wear resistance, and the wear resistance is several times higher than that of hard alloy. Therefore, titanium nitride is widely used in the manufacture of cutting tools, wear parts and other fields.
3. Good optical performance
Titanium nitride has a high refractive index and excellent corrosion resistance, and can be used in the manufacture of optical devices, lasers, etc. In addition, titanium nitride can also be doped with different elements by ion implantation method to change its optical properties, so that it can be used in different fields.
4. Semiconductor performance
Titanium nitride is a semiconductor material whose electrical conductivity varies with temperature and dopant.
Uses of titanium nitride
1. High temperature structural materials
Because of its excellent high temperature stability, titanium nitride can be used to manufacture high temperature ceramics and superalloys. In the aerospace sector, titanium nitride can be used to make components for high-temperature turbine engines and coating materials for spacecraft. In addition, titanium nitride can also be used to manufacture high temperature stoves, high temperature sensors and so on.
2. Cutting tools and wear-resistant parts
Titanium nitride’s high hardness and wear resistance make it an ideal material for manufacturing cutting tools and wear-resistant parts. In the field of machining, titanium nitride tools can cut high-hardness materials at high speed, improve processing efficiency, and have a long service life. In addition, titanium nitride can also be used to manufacture wear-resistant parts, such as turbine blades.
3. Optics and lasers
Because of its excellent refractive index and corrosion resistance, titanium nitride can be used to manufacture optical devices and lasers. In the field of optics, titanium nitride can be used to manufacture high-quality optical lenses, prisms, etc. In addition, titanium nitride can also be used to manufacture key components such as laser resonators and mirrors.
4. Semiconductor devices
As a semiconductor material, titanium nitride can be used to manufacture electronic and optoelectronic devices. In the field of electronics, titanium nitride can be used to manufacture high temperature transistors, power electronic devices and so on. In the field of optoelectronics, titanium nitride can be used to manufacture efficient leds, solar cells and so on.
In short, titanium nitride is a material with a wide range of application value, because of its excellent physical, chemical, mechanical, thermal, electrical and optical properties, is widely used in high temperature structural materials, cutting tools and wear parts, optical devices and lasers and semiconductor devices and other fields. With the continuous development of technology, the application prospect of titanium nitride will be more extensive.
Post time: Sep-28-2023