nickel carbonyl


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nickel carbonyl

[′nik·əl ′kär·bə‚nil]
(inorganic chemistry)
Ni(CO)4 Colorless, flammable, poisonous liquid boiling at 43°C; soluble in alcohol and concentrated nitric acid, insoluble in water; used in gas plating (vapor decomposes at 60°C) and to produce metallic nickel.
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C and move downwards as a packed bed in direct contact with upwards flowing nickel carbonyl gas, from which nickel deposits slowly and smoothly on to the surface of the pellets.
These two situations have been physically simulated in the present work using nickel pellets from the process, but for safety reasons air has been used in place of the gas mixture of nickel carbonyl and carbon monoxide.
This new series of products provides sub-parts per billion removal of molecular contaminants including moisture, oxygen, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, iron carbonyls and nickel carbonyls.