3M™ 10B Enriched Boron is a boron metal suitable for applications in neutron detection technologies.
With a high thermal neutron absorption cross-section and excellent gamma discrimination, 3M™ 10B Enriched Boron is a metal suitable for applications in neutron detection technologies. It has a crystalline structure that improves processability for less dust, less handling concerns and an overall cleaner process. Crystalline boron enriched in 10B is manufactured at 3M Quapaw and offered as a high purity metallic product.
Customizing for our Customers
We at 3M are dedicated to helping our customers find the product to fit their needs. Toward that end, custom enrichments are available for applications that require characteristics above standard product offerings, or where alternative purity is required.
A Leading Producer of Enriched Boron
Importantly, this quality product is created and backed by 3M – a leading global commercial processor of enriched boron. We create this product, and others, at one of the largest boron isotope enrichment facilities in the world. Notably, we focus on manufacturing optimized materials with an emphasis on stable boron isotopes. Our proprietary manufacturing process allows formulations to exceed 99% 10B enrichment. In addition, we offer a proven supply chain, consistent product quality and the ability to custom engineer products for your unique applications. Our specialists are experts at solving materials-related problems in the demanding nuclear industry.