Properties and uses of Strontium Fluoride SrF2
Strontium Fluoride SrF2 is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula SrF2.
White colorless cubic crystal powder, slightly soluble in water, soluble in hydrochloric acid, insoluble in hydrofluoric acid, ethanol and acetone. It belongs to cubic crystal system, which is stable in air and can be decomposed by strong acid. Strontium Fluoride SrF2 has a density of 4.24g/cm3, a melting point of 1473°C and a boiling point of 2489°C. In air > 1000 ℃ into strontium oxide.
Strontium Fluoride SrF2 can be used to manufacture optical glass and single crystal for laser. It can also be used in the pharmaceutical industry and daily chemical industry, such as toothpaste anti-caries additives, flux, advanced electronic components, etc. Also used in pharmaceuticals and other fluoride substitutes.