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Cobalt

Cobalt is a metal widely found in nature with a concentration of 0.0023% in the Earth’s crust. Minerals have a very low cobalt content and cobalt is always associated with other metals. Cobalt is a metal used in the metallurgy, ceramic, chemical, batteries and animal husbandry industries. We’re a leading distributor of cobalt-based salts and oxides offering a complete portfolio of cobalt metals that can cover all the industrial sectors and applications. Enquire with Bluestone to purchase cobalt metal products made for your industry.

Cobalt / Associated Category

Co3O4

Cobalt Oxide

Chemical Formula:

Co3O4

CAS No.: 1308-06-1
Appearance: Grey to black powder
About Cobalt Oxide:

Cobalt oxide is a sought-after blue colorant, imparting enduring and vibrant blue shades to glass, ceramics, and enamels.It also serves as a catalyst,expediting vital chemical reactions including oxidation and hydrogenation. Furthermore, cobalt oxide plays a crucial role as a cathode material in lithium-ion batteries, elevating energy density and overall battery performance. Due to its magnetic properties it is as well utilized in the production of magnetic materials with dierse applications.

Co(OH)2

Cobalt Hydroxide

Chemical Formula:

Co(OH)2

CAS No.: 21041-93-0
Appearance: Pink-Red Crystals
About Cobalt Hydroxide:

Cobalt hydroxide is utilized in paints as a drier, aiding in the oxidation and polymerization of drying oils, thus accelerating the drying process and enhancing the durability of paint coatings. Other key applications include Catalysts, Batteries, Metallic soaps, Pigments.

LiCoO2

Lithium Cobalt Oxide

Chemical Formula:

LiCoO2

CAS No.: 12190-79-3
Appearance: dark gray to black powder or solid
About Lithium Cobalt Oxide:

The key application of Lithium Cobalt Oxide (LiCoO2) is as a cathode material in lithium-ion batteries, making it an essential component in numerous electronic devices and electric vehicles.

CoSO4·7H20

Cobalt Sulfate

Chemical Formula:

CoSO4·7H20

CAS No.: 10026-24-1
Appearance: Red crystaline compound
About Cobalt Sulfate:

Cobalt sulfate finds applications in diverse sectors, including agriculture as a micronutrient supplement for livestock and crops, in electroplating for producing durable and corrosion-resistant coatings, in the production of pigments and dyes for ceramics and glass, and in the manufacturing of rechargeable batteries as a precursor material for cathodes in lithium-ion batteries.

CoSO4 / CoSO4·H2O

Cobalt Sulfate Mono

Chemical Formula:

CoSO4 / CoSO4·H2O

CAS No.: 10124-43-3 / 13455-34-0
Appearance: Pink powder
About Cobalt Sulfate Mono:

This special grade of Cobalt sulfate is used as micro nutrient in Animal Feed additives.

Co(C2H3O2)2·4H20

Cobalt Acetate

Chemical Formula:

Co(C2H3O2)2·4H20

CAS No.: 6147-53-1
Appearance: Red purple crystals
About Cobalt Acetate:

Cobalt acetate is used in the PET / Polyester industry where it serves as a catalyst during the esterification and polycondensation reactions, which are key steps in PET synthesis. Other applications include surface treatment and agriculture as a micronutrient supplement, aiding in livestock and crop health.

CoCO3

Cobalt Carbonate

Chemical Formula:

CoCO3

CAS No.: 513-79-1
Appearance: Odorless pink-purple powder
About Cobalt Carbonate:

Cobalt carbonate is a pinkish-purple powder used as an intermediate in the hydrometallurgical purification of cobalt from its ores. Cobalt carbonate is furthermore used as a microelement in the animal feed industry as well as raw material in the production of pigments, in particular to get different shades of blue. Out of many other uses also the petrochemical industry is making use of Cobalt Carbonate due to it great capacaties to act as catalyst in their purifying process.

CoCl2 6H20

Cobalt Chloride

Chemical Formula:

CoCl2 6H20

CAS No.: 7791-13-1
Appearance: Blue crystalline powder that in the presence of water changes its form & the most stable of which is Ruby red crystalline appearance.
About Cobalt Chloride:

Raw material for catalysts and for production of pigments for ceramics. It is also used for the metal surface treatment industry, tire & rubber industry and specific agriculture compounds.

C10H12CoN2O8

Cobalt EDTA (crystals)

Chemical Formula:

C10H12CoN2O8

CAS No.: 129141-12-8
Appearance: a dark blue or purple crystalline powder
About Cobalt EDTA (crystals):

Cobalt is an essential micronutrient in plant physiology. Due to chelating nature, Cobalt-EDTA offers increased solubility and stability in fertilizer solutions combined with enhanced absorption rate by the plants and its surroundings. EDTA Cobalt is also used in analytical chemistry for metal ion determination and metal sequestering processes.

C10H12CoN2O8

Cobalt EDTA (solution)

Chemical Formula:

C10H12CoN2O8

CAS No.: 129141-12-8
Appearance: a clear to slightly yellow liquid
About Cobalt EDTA (solution):

Cobalt is an essential micronutrient in plant physiology. Due to chelating nature, Cobalt-EDTA offers increased solubility and stability in fertilizer solutions combined with enhanced absorption rate by the plants and its surroundings. EDTA Cobalt is also used in analytical chemistry for metal ion determination and metal sequestering processes.

Co(NO3)2·6H2O

Cobalt Nitrate

Chemical Formula:

Co(NO3)2·6H2O

CAS No.: 10026-22-9
Appearance: Reddish - orange flakes
About Cobalt Nitrate:

Cobalt nitrate versatile applications span several industries. In the electronics sector, cobalt nitrate plays a role in semiconductor and thin-film production, either as a dopant or a precursor material. Additionally, cobalt nitrate contributes to the creation of cobalt-based pigments and dyes, adding blue and green colors to ceramics, glass, and textiles. In agriculture, it serves as a cobalt source to address deficiencies in soil and enhance livestock health when added to animal feed. Furthermore, cobalt nitrate finds utility in analytical chemistry and chemical synthesis, enabling the preparation of other cobalt compounds for research and industrial applications

Co(NO3)2

Cobalt Nitrate solution

Chemical Formula:

Co(NO3)2

CAS No.: 10141-05-6
Appearance: Reddish solution
About Cobalt Nitrate solution:

One of the main components in the passivation process to provide zinc layer of further oxidation.

Cobalt / Associated Industry

When it comes to crafting glass with unparalleled quality and unique properties, nothing quite compares to the exceptional attributes offered by Cobalt, Nickel, Copper, and Selenium. Cobalt lends its luxurious blue hues, Nickel helps glass stand the test of time. Copper infuses earthy tones, while Selenium absorbs UV rays and removes impurities, creating optically clear glass.

Ceramics And Pigments

In the world of ceramics and pigments, innovation meets quality through essential metals. Cobalt is known for its brilliant blue hue, Nickel imparts stability and strength, and Copper adds a spectrum of colors with its versatility. Minor metals act as crucial catalysts for performance and sustainability. In the production of enamels, they provide exceptional durability and visual appeal.

Plating

Nickel, Cobalt, and other minor metals are vital in the plating industry. Our high-quality specialty chemicals play a pivotal role in electroplating and electroless plating processes. Nickel’s exceptional surface finishing, corrosion resistance, and durability enhancement, make it ideal for electroplating applications. Cobalt excels in electroless plating, where it enables seamless, uniform coatings.

Animal Feed

We cater to the ever-evolving needs of the animal nutrition industry. Our product range includes amongst Cobalt and other critical macro minerals, pivotal in energy metabolism and enzymatic functions, respectively.Selenium and Calcium Iodate serve as vital micro minerals, fortifying immunity, and regulating metabolic processes. Get the right balance while maximising nutrition and productivity.

Agriculture

Let our performance products revolutionize your crop productivity. Cobalt bolsters growth and nutrient uptake in leguminous plants. Molybdenum optimizes plant metabolism. Nickel facilitates plant growth and disease resistance. Copper strengthens plant cell walls. Selenium enriches plant antioxidants. EDTA chelates essential micronutrients. Bluestone empowers farmers worldwide to sustainably cultivate healthier, higher-yielding crops.

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