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Carbon Tetrafluoride

What Does Carbon Tetrafluoride Mean?

Carbon tetrafluoride refers to a chemical compound with the molecular formula CF4. It is colorless in appearance and used as a refrigerant to cool a given metal's application environment to reduce corrosion rates.

Carbon tetrafluoride may also be known as tetrafluoromethane.

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Corrosionpedia Explains Carbon Tetrafluoride

Carbon tetrafluoride has the following chemical and physical properties that can be harnessed to optimize a corrosion prevention campaign for metals in any application:

  • Does not dissolve in water
  • Melting point: -183.6°C (-298.5°F)
  • Boiling point: -128.1°C (-198.6°F)
  • Liquid density at -130°C (-202°F): 1.613g/cm3
  • Liquid refractive index at -173°C (-279°F): 1.515
  • Critical temperature: -45.67°C (-50.21°F)
  • High stability
  • Does not react with acid, alkali or oxidant
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Synonyms

Tetrafluoromethane

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