Lanthanum Fluoride, is mainly applied in specialty glass, water treatment and catalyst, and also as the main raw materials for making Lanthanum Metal. Lanthanum Fluoride (LaF3) is an essential component of a heavy Fluoride glass named ZBLAN. This glass has superior transmittance in the infrared range and is therefore used for fiber-optical communication systems. Lanthanum Fluoride is used in phosphor lamp coatings. Mixed with Europium Fluoride, it is also applied in the crystal membrane of Fluoride ion-selective electrodes.
Lanthanum Fluoride is a chemical substance with a molecular formula of LaF3, a White Powder, that is insoluble in water and soluble in acid. It is usually prepared by reacting Lanthanum Carbonate and hydrofluoric acid to prepare a solution and then dehydrating at a high temperature.
As a raw material for Lanthanum metal , non-ferrous alloys and laser crystal materials, coating materials.
The preparation of modern medical image display technology and the requirements of the nuclear science scintillator
Rare earth crystal laser materials
Fluoride glass fiber optic and rare earth infrared glass. Used in the manufacture of arc light carbon electrode in the lighting source
The analysis of chemical used in the manufacture of fluorine ion selective electrode
The metallurgical industry used in the manufacture of special alloy and electrolytic producing lanthanum metal
|Lanthanum Fluoride 99.9%||
|Melting Point||1493 °C (2719 °F)|
Health & Safety Information
|Flash Point||Not applicable|
|Transport Information||NONH for all modes of transport|