chromium carbide

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chromium carbide

[′krō·mē·əm ′kär‚bīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
Cr3C2 Orthorhombic crystals with a melting point of 1890°C; resistant to oxidation, acids, and alkalies; used for hot-extrusion dies, in spray-coating materials, and as a component for pumps and valves.