High Purity Copper Sulfide CuS CAS 1317-40-4, 99%

Copper sulfide has the chemical formula CuS. It is a dark brown compound, which is extremely insoluble. Particle size: 100mesh

Purity: 99.99%

Product Name: CuS Powder Copper Sulfide Powder CAS 1317-40-4

Purity: minimum 99%

Copper sulfide, or copper sulfide, is an inorganic substance. Copper Sulfide Chemical Formula is CuS. The cuprous ion is a dark brown, extremely polar ion. It is very insoluble (second to only silver sulfide), mercury sulfide, or sulfide sulfur).

About Copper sulfide cuS powder:

Copper Sulfide is an organic compound with the chemical formula cuS.It's a black or brown amorphous powder. The insolubility of copper sulfide makes it one of the most difficult substances in the world to dissolve. The bonding of copper sulfide can't be accurately described as simple oxidation forms because the properties are covalent and not ionic. This results in a complex band structure.

 Copper sulfide is both a mineral and a compound. It can be categorized into three different categories: mixed single sulfide, single sulfide, and disulfide. Copper sulfide, also known as cuprizone, is a naturally occurring mineral. It conducts electrical current moderately. Minerals and synthetic materials both contain copper sulfide.

Copper sulfide refers to a variety of compounds and minerals that are used in the production of synthetic materials and minerals. Some copper sulfides have economic importance. In the mining sector, bornite and chalcopyrite, which are a mix of copper and iron sulfide compounds, are often called "copper sulfide." The composition of copper-sulfides is very variable and can include many nonstoichiometric substances.

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How does Copper-Sulfide CuS Poudre get produced?

Direct synthesis method: under high temperature and high pressure, copper and sulfur directly react to produce copper sulfide. The reaction conditions of this method are relatively mild, but due to the high temperature and high pressure required during the reaction process, special equipment is required.

Copper oxide reduction method: In this method, copper oxide (CuO) reacts with sulfur at high temperatures to produce copper sulfide by reducing copper oxide. The advantage of this method is that it is an exothermic reaction and, therefore, reduces the need for external energy.

Electrochemical method: In the electrochemical method, the anode of copper reacts with sulfur ions in the electrolyte to form copper sulfide. The advantage of this method is that it is highly customizable, and the properties of the copper sulfide can be changed by adjusting parameters such as current, voltage, and electrolyte.

Biosynthesis: In recent years, biosynthesis has also become a promising method for the preparation of copper sulfide. By using microorganisms or cell cultures, copper sulfide can be produced under mild reaction conditions. This method is sustainable and environmentally friendly, but it is still in the research stage and has not been widely used.

Application of Copper sulfide cuS powder:

Electronics industry: copper sulfide powder plays an important role in the electronics industry. It is a good conductor and is used to make electronic components such as resistors and capacitors. In addition, the copper sulfide powder can also be used as a dopant for the preparation of other semiconductor materials, such as silicon and germanium sheets.

Battery manufacturing: In the battery manufacturing industry, copper sulfide powder is an important raw material for the production of certain types of batteries. For example, in the production of lithium batteries, copper sulfide is used as part of the cathode material because of its ability to store and release energy.

Ceramic manufacturing: In the ceramic manufacturing industry, copper sulfide powder is often used as a colorant. It can make ceramic products appear beautiful blue or green, increasing their decoration. In addition, copper sulfide can also play a role as a flux and sintering agent in the ceramic production process.

Catalyst: Copper sulfide is an excellent catalyst that can be used in a myriad of chemical reactions, such as hydrogenation reaction, REDOX reaction, etc. In the petroleum industry and the chemical industry, copper sulfide is used in the production of polymer materials, drugs, and pesticides.

Pigments and coatings: Due to its beautiful blue color, copper sulfide is used as an ingredient in certain pigments and coatings. These pigments and coatings are used in paints, inks, plastics, and glass products to provide vibrant colors.

Biology and medicine: In the field of biology and medicine, copper sulfide powder has antibacterial and antiviral activity. Studies have proven that copper sulfide can have an inhibitory effect on a number of viruses and bacteria, which makes it a potential application value in drug development and clinical therapy.

Environmental protection: Copper sulfide also has certain applications in the field of environmental protection. It is employed as an adsorbent in order to get rid of heavy metal ions as well as organic contaminants from water. In addition, copper sulfide can also be used for soil remediation by interacting with heavy metal ions to reduce their migration and biotoxicity in the environment.

Energy sector: In the energy sector, copper sulfide can be used as a catalyst for fuel cells. The fuel cell is an instrument that transforms chemical energy into electrical energy, and copper sulfide can promote the oxidation reaction of fuels (such as hydrogen) to improve the energy conversion efficiency of the battery. In addition, the composite material containing copper sulfide can also be used as the light absorption layer of solar cells to improve the utilization efficiency of solar energy.

Production Method of Copper sulfide cuS powder:

Direct synthesis method: the copper powder and sulfur powder are directly mixed and react under a certain temperature and pressure to produce copper sulfide powder. During the reaction process, reaction conditions can be controlled, such as temperature, pressure, reaction time, etc., to obtain high-purity copper sulfide powder. The advantages of direct synthesis are a simple process, convenient operation, low manufacturing cost, and suitable for small-scale production. However, because the direct synthesis method is difficult to accurately control the particle size and composition of the powder, the product quality is not stable enough.

Electrolysis: Electrolysis is a common method for preparing copper sulfide powder. In this method, copper ions and sulfur ions react in an electrolytic cell to produce copper sulfide powder. Electrolysis can be used to control the size of particles and the content of the final product while making sure that the process is optimized by altering parameters like the concentration and the current concentration of the electrolyte. The advantages of the electrolysis method are high production efficiency, stable product quality, and suitable for large-scale production. However, the electrolysis method requires the use of large electrolytic equipment, while the water quality and raw material purity requirements are high, so the manufacturing cost is relatively high.

Reduction method: The reduction method of copper sulfide powder is the reaction of copper salt or copper oxide with reducing agents (such as hydrogen, carbon monoxide, etc.) at high temperatures to produce copper sulfide powder. Commonly used copper salts are copper sulfate, copper nitrate, and so on. In the reduction process, it is necessary to control the reaction temperature, the flow rate of the reducing agent, and the reaction time, along with other variables, to guarantee the quality of the product and its efficiency in production. The advantages of the reduction method for preparing copper sulfide powder are a relatively simple process and low cost, which is suitable for large-scale production. However, this method requires the use of reducing agents and has a certain impact on the environment.

Vapor deposition: Vapor deposition is a new method for preparing copper sulfide powder. The method is to react copper source gas and sulfur source gas at high temperatures to produce copper sulfide powder. The commonly used copper source gases are copper chloride, copper sulfate, etc., and the commonly used sulfur source gases are hydrogen sulfide, carbon disulfide, etc. The preparation of copper sulfide powder by vapor deposition has the advantages of high purity, small particle size, high crystallinity, and environmental protection. However, the vapor deposition method requires the use of high-temperature furnaces and sophisticated control systems. Hence, the manufacturing cost is high, and it is not suitable for large-scale production.

Sol-gel method: Sol-gel method is a new method for preparing copper sulfide powder. The method is to dissolve the copper salt and sulfur source in the solvent to form a sol, and then the sol is dried, heat treatment and other treatment to get copper sulfide powder. Sol-gel is a method of making copper sulfide powder that comes with advantages such as fine particles, high purity, and a straightforward preparation procedure. However, the sol-gel method requires the use of organic solvents and sophisticated control systems, so the manufacturing cost is high, and it is not suitable for large-scale production.

Conditions of storage for Copper Sulfide (CuS) Powder:

Copper Sulfide CuS Powder cannot be exposed to the air. It should be packed in vacuum and kept in a room that is cool and dry. CuS Powder should also not be exposed to stress.

Packaging & Shipping Copper Sulfide (CuS) Powder:
Copper Sulfide CuS Powder comes in many different packing options.
Copper Sulfide CuS Poudre packing: vacuum packaging, 100g,500g or 1kg/bag; 25kg/barrel.
Shipping of Copper Sulfide CuS: shipping can be done by air, sea, or express as soon after payment receipt.

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Copper Sulfide Properties    

  Alternative Names   copper(II) sulfide, copper(II) sulphide, CuS powder
  CAS Number   1317-40-4
  Compound Formula   CuS
  Molecular Mass   95.61
  Appearance   Black Powder
  Melting Point   500              
  Boiling Point   N/A
  Density   4.6 g/cm3
  Solubility In H2O   N/A
  Exact Mass   94.901672

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